19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Omaha
Drive:  1 h
1
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Omaha
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
3
Des Moines
— 4 nights
Bus:  3 h
4
Kansas City
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Topeka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: Omaha

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. On the 27th (Wed), get your game on at Craft Axe Throwing- Lincoln.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lincoln trip builder site.

Omaha to Lincoln is an approximately 1- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
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Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Craft Axe Throwing- Lincoln ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Lincoln
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park ©
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

5
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Omaha: Desoto National Wildlife Refuge (in Missouri Valley) and Sioux City (Spirit of Siouxland Statue & Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, snap pictures at Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, shop like a local with Old Market, and have fun and explore at Omaha Children's Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Omaha route maker site.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Omaha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Des Moines.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Desoto National Wildlife Refuge
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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Horseshoe Council Bluffs ©
Horseshoe Council Bluffs
Old Market ©
Old Market

4
nights
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Take a break from Des Moines with a short trip to John Wayne Birthplace & Museum in Winterset, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Blank Park Zoo, walk around Gray's Lake Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Escape Chambers.

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Traveling by bus from Omaha to Des Moines takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Des Moines sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Kansas City.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Adventureland, John Wayne Birthplace & Museum
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Blank Park Zoo ©
Blank Park Zoo
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building
John Wayne Birthplace & Museum ©
John Wayne Birthplace & Museum

4
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kansas City is known for museums, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kansas City trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by bus from Des Moines to Kansas City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Topeka.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Cinder Block Brewery, Cathedral of Saint Peter
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

3
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, then see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, then get a taste of life in the country at Iwig Dairy Store, and finally stroll around Gage Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site and then examine the collection at OZ Museum.

To find maps and tourist information, you can read our Topeka trip planning app.

You can take a bus from Kansas City to Topeka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Topeka can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

OZ Museum
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Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Lake Shawnee ©
Lake Shawnee
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building

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