17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Custer
— 2 nights
2
Fargo
— 1 night
3
Des Moines
— 2 nights
4
Omaha
— 2 nights
5
Overland Park
— 2 nights
6
Branson
— 2 nights
7
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
8
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights

2
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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Presidential Trail, stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial, thentake some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, thenstop by Insideout, and finally view the masterpieces at Jon Crane Gallery & Custom Framing. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, thentake in the awesome beauty at Black Elk Peak, and then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

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Vancouver, Canada to Custer is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Vancouver to Custer, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in April, things will get slightly colder in Custer: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Keystone, Hill City, Black Elk Peak
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Elk Peak ©
Black Elk Peak
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

1
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Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. On the 12th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church, thengain insight at North Dakota State University, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Drekker Brewing Company.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fargo road trip planning site.

Fly from Custer to Fargo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Fargo

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Drekker Brewing Company ©
Drekker Brewing Company
North Dakota State University ©
North Dakota State University
Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church ©
Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church

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Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Iowa, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at High Trestle Trail, thenstroll through Brown's Woods, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at 515 Brewing Company. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, thenponder the world of politics at Capitol Building, thenget engrossed in the history at Wells Fargo Museum, and finally stroll around Gray's Lake Park.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Des Moines holiday builder site.

You can fly from Fargo to Des Moines in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fargo in April: high temperatures in Des Moines hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

515 Brewing Company, High Trestle Trail, Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Iowa
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Gray's Lake Park ©
Gray's Lake Park
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building
515 Brewing Company ©
515 Brewing Company

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, try your luck at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, thenget engrossed in the history at Historic General Dodge House, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery. On the next day, wander the streets of Old Market, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, thenadmire the natural beauty at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, and finally make a trip to Kanesville Tabernacle.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Omaha trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Des Moines to Omaha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Omaha are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Overland Park.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Council Bluffs
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The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Horseshoe Council Bluffs ©
Horseshoe Council Bluffs
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo

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Overland Park

Overland Park ©
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at 1950s All-Electric House, thendo a tasting at Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery, thenget your game on at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence, and finally browse the collection at Lawrence Public Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City, get your game on at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, thenget to know the resident critters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, and finally pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Overland Park sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Omaha to Overland Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Overland Park

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lawrence, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery, 1950s All-Electric House
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Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum, thenget your game on at TNT Old Time Photo, and then cool off at Silver Dollar City. Keep things going the next day: get great views at College of the Ozarks, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at The Copper Coin, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escape Code.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Branson trip planner.

You can drive from Overland Park to Branson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Branson can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
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Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Saint Louis is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, meet the residents at Saint Louis Zoo, walk around Forest Park, and don't miss a visit to Inside the Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis day trip app.

Traveling by car from Branson to Saint Louis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daytime highs in Saint Louis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): wander the streets of Bricktown, get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, thenadmire the natural beauty at Myriad Botanical Gardens, and finally appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden and then admire the masterpieces at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oklahoma City online route planner.

Fly from Saint Louis to Oklahoma City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Oklahoma City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden

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