11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lexington
Drive:  5 h 45 min
1
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Manhattan
— 3 nights
Drive:  10 h 30 min
3
Gardner
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
South Fork
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Durango
— 3 nights
Fly + Subway:  6 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Laumeier Sculpture Park. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll around Forest Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): stroll around Laumeier Sculpture Park, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis trip itinerary planner.

Lexington to Saint Louis is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Manhattan.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
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Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Laumeier Sculpture Park ©
Laumeier Sculpture Park
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

3
nights
Manhattan

Manhattan ©
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. Kansas State University Gardens has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Kansas State University Gardens. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Liquid Art Winery and Estate.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Manhattan holiday builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Saint Louis to Manhattan with the Route module. Traveling from Saint Louis in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Manhattan, with lows of 13°C. You'll set off for Gardner on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Manhattan

Parks Wineries
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Kansas State University Gardens ©
Kansas State University Gardens
Liquid Art Winery and Estate ©
Liquid Art Winery and Estate

1
night
Gardner

Gardner ©
Gardner is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Zapata Falls and then hike along High Dune Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gardner trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Manhattan to Gardner in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manhattan to Gardner is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Manhattan in May, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Gardner: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to South Fork.

Things to do in Gardner

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

High Dune Trail, Zapata Falls
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Zapata Falls ©
Zapata Falls
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

1
night
South Fork

South Fork
South Fork is a statutory town in Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States. For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the South Fork online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gardner to South Fork takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Gardner in May, expect nights in South Fork to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 5°C. You will leave for Durango on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in South Fork

Parks Outdoors Nature

3
nights
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and then don't miss a visit to Park Point.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Durango route planner.

Drive from South Fork to Durango in 2.5 hours. Traveling from South Fork in May, expect nights in Durango to be a bit warmer, around 1°C, while days are warmer, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Million Dollar Highway
Highlights from your plan
Million Dollar Highway ©
Million Dollar Highway
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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