9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Springfield
— 5 nights
Drive:  13​h 30​min
3
Weston
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
4
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Baltimore
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
End: Laurel

1
night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
You've added Zipline, Grand Promenade, Lake Catherine State Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stop by Bathhouse Soapery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel, immerse yourself in nature at Lake Catherine State Park, then take in a show at The Five Star Theatre, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with Hot Springs Haunted Tour.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hot Springs tour itinerary builder website .

Houston to Hot Springs is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in August, with highs in Hot Springs at 38°C and lows at 25°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Springfield.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Lake Catherine State Park ©
Lake Catherine State Park
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade

5
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Swinging Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Bennett Spring State Park (in Lebanon) and Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site (in Eminence). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Springfield Conservation Nature Center.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Springfield day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Hot Springs to Springfield takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Springfield are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Weston.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ozark, Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site, Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum, Swinging Bridge, Bennett Spring State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bennett Spring State Park ©
Bennett Spring State Park
Springfield Conservation Nature Center ©

1
day
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stop by Artworks, then contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, and then contemplate the long history of WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Weston trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Springfield to Weston in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Springfield to Weston is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Springfield in August: high temperatures in Weston hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Artworks
Highlights from your plan
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead ©
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead
Artworks ©
Artworks
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

1
night
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Appalachian National Scenic Trail as well as Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry road trip planner.

You can drive from Weston to Harpers Ferry in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Baltimore.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Trails Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Point ©
The Point
Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry ©
Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry
John Brown's Fort ©
John Brown's Fort

few
hours
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Plan my Baltimore trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Harpers Ferry in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Baltimore, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Federal Hill Park ©
Federal Hill Park

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