9 days in Des Moines & Savannah Itinerary

9 days in Des Moines & Savannah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Des Moines
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Savannah
— 7 nights
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Des Moines

— 1 night
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, learn about all things military at Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center, then explore the world behind art at Salisbury House, and finally stroll around Heritage Carousel. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Seven Oaks Recreation and then engage your brain at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Des Moines day trip planner.

New York City to Des Moines is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Des Moines. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get slightly colder in Des Moines: highs are around 37°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Des Moines

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Savannah

— 7 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
We've included these beaches for you: Coligny Beach and Folly Field Beach Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Bonaventure Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more) and Beaufort (The Point, Pat Conroy Literary Center, &more). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, admire the masterpieces at Savannah African Art Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Savannah Historic District, and admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah online travel route planner.

Fly from Des Moines to Savannah in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Des Moines to Savannah due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Des Moines in December; daily highs in Savannah reach 66°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips