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Fayetteville (Arkansas) to Des Moines drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Fayetteville (Arkansas) to Des Moines road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Fayetteville (Arkansas) to Des Moines. If you're planning a road trip to Des Moines, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Fayetteville (Arkansas)
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:34 pm  Joplin
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:34 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:37 pm  Nevada (Missouri)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:37 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:39 pm  Peculiar
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Peculiar
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:34 am  Cameron
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:34 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

1:28 pm  Bethany
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:28 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:03 pm  Winterset
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:03 pm
drive for about 45 minutes

5:48 pm  arrive in Des Moines

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Joplin  (3 answers)
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Nevada (Missouri)  (2 answers)
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What are some things to do in Des Moines?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Des Moines. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Des Moines for a first time visitor?  (7 answers)

profile  Keith from Denver asked:
Any good hiking spots in or near Des Moines?  (3 answers)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Des Moines to Fayetteville (Arkansas) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Fayetteville (Arkansas) to Des Moines. Or get a full Fayetteville (Arkansas) to Des Moines flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Fayetteville (Arkansas) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Fayetteville (Arkansas)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 429 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 43 minutes
3 Fayetteville (Arkansas) travel answers
3 Joplin travel answers
2 Nevada (Missouri) travel answers
21 Des Moines travel answers


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