Nashville to Des Moines
Pack your bags and buckle up for a summer road trip full of must-see landmarks and natural beauty to explore along the way.
Journey through the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area and take in panoramic views of St. Louis atop the Gateway Arch in this fully-planned itinerary from Nashville, Tenn. to Des Moines, Iowa.
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Trip at a Glance
Heading out from Nashville, you’ll start your journey by exploring the natural beauty of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. From there, you’ll take a quick drive to St. Louis, Mo. to see the iconic Gateway Arch and take in the breathtaking views of the city skyline.
After a day of exploring, opt for an eco-friendly hotel, where you can relax and recharge before hitting the road again.
Kick off the day by venturing to the town of Hannibal, Mo. to visit the historic Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse and experience the charm of small-town America. Grab some lunch along the Mississippi before you hit the road again!
Finally, you’ll end your trip in Des Moines, Iowa at the Blank Park Zoo, where you can get up close and personal with some fuzzy friends.
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