24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 9 nights
3
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 3 nights
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 3 nights
5
Lincoln
— 3 nights
6
Madison
— 3 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): learn about winemaking at Amigoni Urban Winery, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Illusions, thensee the sky in a new way at The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium at Union Station, and finally admire the local landmark of J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Jesse James Bank Museum, thenwander the streets of Brookside, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and finally wander the streets of 18th and Vine District.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Kansas City trip itinerary maker app.

Chicago to Kansas City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In May in Kansas City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Kansas City

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jesse James Bank Museum
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18th and Vine District ©
18th and Vine District
TWA Museum ©
TWA Museum
J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain ©
J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain

9
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pikes Peak Bike Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Penrose Heritage Museum and Glen Eyrie Castle. Get some historical perspective at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and Peterson Air & Space Museum. And it doesn't end there: hike along Palmer Park, see the interesting displays at ProRodeo Hall of Fame, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Bridges Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

You can fly from Kansas City to Colorado Springs in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Kansas City in June, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls
Seven Bridges Trail ©
Seven Bridges Trail

3
nights
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
On the 12th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Adobe Badlands, play a few rounds at Devil's Thumb Golf Club, and then stroll around Confluence Park. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Needle Rock, thendo a tasting at Leroux Creek Inn & Vineyards, and then get engrossed in the history at Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park attractions planning app.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park by car takes about 5 hours. In June in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Delta, Hotchkiss, Needle Rock
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Confluence Park ©
Confluence Park
Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Museum ©
Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Museum
Leroux Creek Inn & Vineyards ©
Leroux Creek Inn & Vineyards

3
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 15th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Deer Mountain, explore the striking landscape of Many Parks Curve Overlook, thentour the pleasant surroundings at North Inlet Trail, and finally trek along Tundra Communities Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Estes Cone Hike, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock, thenexplore the activities along Chasm Lake, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Longs Peak.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park road trip planner.

Getting from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 7 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Rocky Mountain National Park can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Deer Mountain ©
Deer Mountain
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Tundra Communities Trail ©
Tundra Communities Trail

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. On the 18th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Sheldon Museum of Art, thenexamine the collection at International Quilt Museum, thendo a tasting at Deer Springs Winery, and finally explore the activities along Holmes Park & Lake. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Catholic Church, get your game on at Craft Axe Throwing- Lincoln, thentake an in-depth tour of Nebraska History Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Boiler Brewing Company.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lincoln trip planner.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Lincoln in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park to Lincoln due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Lincoln. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Madison.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sheldon Museum of Art
Sheldon Museum of Art
International Quilt Museum ©
International Quilt Museum
Saint Mary Catholic Church ©
Saint Mary Catholic Church

3
nights
Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): have fun and explore at Madison Children's Museum, learn about all things military at Wisconsin Veterans Museum, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Lake Monona Shoreline Run, and finally examine the collection at Matt Kenseth Racing Museum. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at University of Wisconsin Geology Museum, stop by Fromagination, thenget lost in a book at Madison Public Library, and finally listen to music at Overture Center for the Arts.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Madison planning tool.

Getting from Lincoln to Madison by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lincoln in June, things will get little chillier in Madison: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Madison

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Matt Kenseth Racing Museum
Highlights from your plan
Madison Children's Museum ©
Madison Children's Museum
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
University of Wisconsin Geology Museum ©
University of Wisconsin Geology Museum

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