17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Kansas City
— Few hours
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Lucas
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night
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Moab
— 4 nights
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St. George
— 5 nights
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Winslow
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— Few hours
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Amarillo
— Few hours
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Clinton
— 1 night
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Oklahoma City
— 1 day
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Tulsa
— Few hours
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Saint Louis
— 1 night

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©

City of Fountains

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Union Station as well as Country Club Plaza. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): shop like a local with Country Club Plaza and then contemplate the long history of Union Station.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City online route planner.

West Lafayette to Kansas City is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from West Lafayette to Kansas City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in December, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Lucas.

Things to do in Kansas City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Union Station ©
Union Station
Country Club Plaza ©
Country Club Plaza

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Lucas

Lucas ©
Lucas is a city in Russell County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): make a trip to Bowl Plaza.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lucas itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Lucas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kansas City in December, Lucas is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for Denver.
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Bowl Plaza ©
Bowl Plaza

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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.
16th Street Mall has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with 16th Street Mall.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip website.

You can drive from Lucas to Denver in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. December in Denver sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 19°F at night. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
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16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Canyonlands National Park as well as Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. On the 28th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Moab online journey builder.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in December: highs in Moab hover around 38°F, while lows dip to 15°F. You will leave for St. George on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

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St. George

St. George ©
St. You've now added Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dixie National Forest and St. George Tabernacle. Visit St. George Temple and St. George Historic Downtown for their historical value.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the St. George trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Moab to St. George takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in December, expect St. George to be a bit warmer, temps between 50°F and 30°F. On the 4th (Mon), you're off to Winslow.

Things to do in St. George

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:
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St. George Tabernacle ©
St. George Tabernacle
Dixie National Forest ©
Dixie National Forest
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple

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Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): walk around Little Painted Desert County Park and then walk around First Street Pathway Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Winslow trip itinerary planner.

Getting from St. George to Winslow by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Traveling from St. George in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Winslow, with lows around 20°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for Albuquerque.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:
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Rock Art Canyon Ranch ©
Rock Art Canyon Ranch
Little Painted Desert County Park ©
Little Painted Desert County Park

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque

Duke City

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 maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque day trip site.

Getting from Winslow to Albuquerque by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Winslow in January since evenings lows in Albuquerque dip to 26°F. On the 5th (Tue), you're off to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
You've added La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site, Santuario De Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Loretto Chapel, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario De Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, steep yourself in history at La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in January, things will get slightly colder in Santa Fe: highs are around 44°F and lows about 20°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Amarillo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santuario De Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe ©
La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site ©
La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site

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Amarillo

Amarillo

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amarillo online trip builder.

Drive from Santa Fe to Amarillo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Fe in January: highs in Amarillo hover around 52°F, while lows dip to 24°F. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Clinton.

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

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Clinton

Clinton ©
Clinton is a city in Custer and Washita counties in the U.S. On the 6th (Wed), make a trip to Wind Energy Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Clinton tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Amarillo to Clinton by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. January in Clinton sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 25°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Oklahoma City.
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
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Wind Energy Park ©
Wind Energy Park

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Old Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Pauls Episcopal Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Henry Overholser Mansion.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Oklahoma City trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Clinton to Oklahoma City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Tulsa.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph Old Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Old Cathedral
Henry Overholser Mansion ©
Henry Overholser Mansion
St Pauls Episcopal Cathedral ©
St Pauls Episcopal Cathedral

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Tulsa

Tulsa

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Tulsa online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Oklahoma City to Tulsa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Tulsa are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Tulsa

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, look for all kinds of wild species at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center, then steep yourself in history at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Samuel Cupples House, and finally steep yourself in history at Magic Chef Mansion.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Tulsa to Saint Louis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tulsa in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Saint Louis: temperatures range from 41°F by day to 23°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Samuel Cupples House ©
Samuel Cupples House
Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion ©
Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion
Magic Chef Mansion ©
Magic Chef Mansion

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