8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Payson
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  16​h 15​min
3
Omaha
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Des Moines
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​h 45​min
5
Corning
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Detroit
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Payson

1
night
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Tom Till Gallery, then hike along Double Arch, and then admire the verdant scenery at Castle Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): stroll through Park Avenue Trail.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Moab itinerary planner .

Payson to Moab is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Payson in February, you will find days in Moab are somewhat warmer (50°F), and nights are about the same (25°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Park Avenue Trail
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Castle Valley ©
Castle Valley
Tom Till Gallery ©
Tom Till Gallery

1
day
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online tour planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Moab in March, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 36°F and lows about 10°F. You'll set off for Omaha on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

few
hours
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 2nd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Fontenelle Forest Nature Center and then listen to music at Henry Doorly Zoo.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Omaha driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Omaha in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March: high temperatures in Omaha hover around 52°F and lows are around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Des Moines.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
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Fontenelle Forest Nature Center ©
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo

2
nights
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of John Wayne Birthplace & Museum, examine the collection at Iowa Quilt Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Madison County Historical Complex, and finally see the interesting displays at Guthrie County Historical Village. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Vermeer Museum & Global Pavilion, then contemplate the long history of Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House, and then examine the collection at Trainland U.S.A..

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Des Moines trip app .

Traveling by bus from Omaha to Des Moines takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Des Moines, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Corning.

Things to do in Des Moines

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Winterset, Pella, Trainland U.S.A., Guthrie County Historical Village
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John Wayne Birthplace & Museum ©
John Wayne Birthplace & Museum
Trainland U.S.A. ©
Trainland U.S.A.
Madison County Historical Complex ©

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hours
Corning

Corning ©
Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. On the 5th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Corning online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Des Moines to Corning in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Des Moines in March: high temperatures in Corning hover around 42°F and lows are around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Corning

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira
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Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira ©
Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira

1
night
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, steep yourself in history at The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, then admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally wander the streets of Campus Martius Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Detroit trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Corning to Detroit takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. March in Detroit sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Henry Ford
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant ©
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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