9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Hermann
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Hutchinson
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Nebraska City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Winterset
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Mason City
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
Hermann

Hermann ©
Hermann is a city designated in 1842 as the county seat of Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. On the 2nd (Fri), learn about winemaking at Adam Puchta Winery and then do a tasting at Stone Hill Winery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hermann trip app .

New York City to Hermann is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Hermann, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect little chillier with lows of 48°F in Hermann. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Hermann

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jefferson City, Wenwood Farm Winery, White Mule Winery, Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows
Highlights from your plan
Adam Puchta Winery ©
Adam Puchta Winery
Missouri State Capitol ©
Missouri State Capitol
Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 4th (Sun), examine the collection at Veterans Memorial Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at National Tiger Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take some stellar pictures from 165 Scenic Overlook, then wander the streets of Historic Downtown Branson, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Branson trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Hermann to Branson by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hutchinson.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

National Tiger Sanctuary, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Veterans Memorial Museum ©
Veterans Memorial Museum
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church ©
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary

1
day
Hutchinson

Hutchinson ©
Hutchinson is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and located on the Arkansas River. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): engage your brain at Cosmosphere, see the interesting displays at Strataca, and then examine the collection at Reno County Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hutchinson tour planner .

Getting from Branson to Hutchinson by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. October in Hutchinson sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Hutchinson

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Strataca ©
Strataca
Reno County Museum ©
Reno County Museum
Cosmosphere ©
Cosmosphere

1
night
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. On the 7th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Greyhound Hall of Fame, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, take an in-depth tour of Heritage Center of Dickinson County, then see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Geary State Fishing Lake amd Wildlife Area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Abilene trip maker .

Getting from Hutchinson to Abilene by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Abilene are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nebraska City.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Geary State Fishing Lake amd Wildlife Area
Highlights from your plan
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Heritage Center of Dickinson County ©
Greyhound Hall of Fame ©
Greyhound Hall of Fame

1
night
Nebraska City

Nebraska City ©
Nebraska City is a city in, and the county seat of, Otoe County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at Kregel Windmill Museum, examine the collection at Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting, admire the majestic nature at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Waubonsie State Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Civil War Veterans Museum at the G.A.R. Memorial Hall.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nebraska City trip builder website .

You can drive from Abilene to Nebraska City in 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Abilene in October: highs in Nebraska City hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Winterset.

Things to do in Nebraska City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Waubonsie State Park
Highlights from your plan
Waubonsie State Park ©
Waubonsie State Park
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park ©
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Kregel Windmill Museum ©
Kregel Windmill Museum

1
night
Winterset

Winterset ©
Winterset is a city in Madison County, Iowa, United States. On the 9th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Iowa Quilt Museum, explore the galleries of John Wayne Birthplace & Museum, take an in-depth tour of Madison County Historical Complex, then do a tasting at Madison County Winery, then steep yourself in history at Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit, and finally snap pictures at Hogback Covered Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Winterset itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Nebraska City to Winterset takes 3 hours. October in Winterset sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mason City.

Things to do in Winterset

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Madison County Winery, Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit
Highlights from your plan
John Wayne Birthplace & Museum ©
John Wayne Birthplace & Museum
Hogback Covered Bridge ©
Hogback Covered Bridge
Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit ©
Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit

1
night
Mason City

Mason City ©
Mason City is a city in and the county seat of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Rock Crest - Rock Glen Historical District, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Park Inn Hotel, and then contemplate the long history of Stockman House Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mason City day trip planner .

You can drive from Winterset to Mason City in 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Winterset in October since evenings lows in Mason City dip to 39°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mason City

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historic Park Inn Hotel ©
Historic Park Inn Hotel
Stockman House Museum ©
Stockman House Museum

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