9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Joplin
— 1 night
2
Tulsa
— Few hours
3
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
4
Amarillo
— Few hours
5
Albuquerque
— 1 night
6
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— Few hours
7
Pueblo
— 1 night
8
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
9
Denver
— 1 night
10
Salina
— Few hours
11
Topeka
— Few hours

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Joplin

Joplin
Joplin or is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. On the 31st (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Frisco Greenway Trail.

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Kansas City to Joplin is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 69°F. You'll set off for Tulsa on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Joplin

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:

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Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): head outdoors with Guthrie Green and then grab your bike and head to River Parks.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tulsa travel planner.

You can drive from Joplin to Tulsa in 2 hours. August in Tulsa sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Tulsa

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:
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River Parks ©
River Parks
Guthrie Green ©
Guthrie Green

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.
For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City planning app.

You can drive from Tulsa to Oklahoma City in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Oklahoma City sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 69°F at night. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West and then don't miss a visit to Cadallic Ranch.

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You can drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.
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Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Cadallic Ranch ©
Cadallic Ranch

1
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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.
For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Albuquerque visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amarillo to Albuquerque is minus 1 hour. August in Albuquerque sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 64°F at night. You'll set off for Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Little Medano Creek.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Albuquerque to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Albuquerque in August, with highs in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve at 80°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Pueblo.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

1
night
Pueblo

Pueblo
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pueblo road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Pueblo. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in August, things will get a bit warmer in Pueblo: highs are around 90°F and lows about 59°F. You will leave for Colorado Springs on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Pueblo

Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): walk around Garden of the Gods, then head outdoors with Adventures Out West, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, then stroll around North Cheyenne Canon Park, and then trek along Seven Bridges Trail.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Pueblo to Colorado Springs in an hour. While traveling from Pueblo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Adventures Out West
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Clyfford Still Museum, examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Washington Park, and finally sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

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Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salina.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Climbing Tours
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour

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hours
Salina

Salina
Salina is a city in and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States., the city population was 47,707. To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Salina trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Denver to Salina. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Salina when traveling from Denver in August, with lows around 67°F. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Salina

Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:

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hours
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at First Presbyterian Church Topeka and then admire the masterpieces at Spencer Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Topeka tour builder.

Drive from Salina to Topeka in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Topeka are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Topeka

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spencer Museum of Art
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:
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Spencer Museum of Art ©
Spencer Museum of Art
First Presbyterian Church Topeka ©
First Presbyterian Church Topeka

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