12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Hartsville
Drive:  5 h 45 min
1
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Omaha
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
3
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Casper
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
8
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 30 min
9
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
10
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
End: Hartsville

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Grant’s Farm.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis trip builder website.

Hartsville to Saint Louis is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Omaha.
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1
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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stop by Old Market Candy Shop, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Omaha trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Omaha takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Nightlife Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:
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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center ©
Old Market Candy Shop ©
Old Market Candy Shop

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
You've now added Mount Rushmore Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center, thenidentify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, and finally catch all the local highlights with Mount Rushmore Tours. On your second day here, wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip planner.

You can fly from Omaha to Rapid City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Omaha in June, with highs in Rapid City at 78°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens

1
night
Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for gifts at Ugly Bug Fly Shop and then take an in-depth tour of National Historic Trails Interpretive Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Casper online attractions planner.

Getting from Rapid City to Casper by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Rapid City in June, plan for little chillier nights in Casper, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Casper

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:
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National Historic Trails Interpretive Center ©
Ugly Bug Fly Shop ©
Ugly Bug Fly Shop

2
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson, thenmake a trip to Town Square, and finally stop by Lee's Tees.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip website.

Traveling by car from Casper to Jackson Hole takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Casper in June, things will get slightly colder in Jackson Hole: highs are around 72°F and lows about 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
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National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature
Town Square ©
Town Square

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night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 12th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Art at the Main Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Utah's Hogle Zoo, thenget a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, and then get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City travel route planner.

Fly from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be much hotter, around 62°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah's Hogle Zoo ©
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

1
night
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 14th (Sun), see Off-Road Tours and then see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab sightseeing planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Moab by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of tram, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Salt Lake City in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Moab, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Moab

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Off-Road Tours

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night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for gifts at The Candy Lady and then get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

Discover how to plan a Albuquerque trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Moab to Albuquerque by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, daytime highs in Albuquerque are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:
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The Candy Lady ©
The Candy Lady

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 16th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and then engage your brain at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oklahoma City trip planner.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City. In June, daily temperatures in Oklahoma City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology

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night
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to La Petit Roche Plaza, stroll around Riverfront Park, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Galleries at Library Square, and finally take an in-depth tour of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Little Rock trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Little Rock in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. June in Little Rock sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
The Galleries at Library Square ©
The Galleries at Library Square

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