10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive
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Carlisle
— 1 night
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Drive to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Fly to John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Drive to Hilliard
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Hilliard
— 1 night
+2
Drive to John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Fly to Eppley Airfield, Drive to Nebraska City
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Nebraska City
— 1 night
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Drive to Eppley Airfield, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly
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Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Drive to Carlisle
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Carlisle
— 1 night
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Carlisle — 1 night

Carlisle is a borough and the county seat of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at LeTort Spring Run and Nature Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den. Keep things going the next day: take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park and then contemplate the long history of Shriver House Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Carlisle trip planner.

Washington DC to Carlisle is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Washington DC in September, Carlisle is slightly colder at night with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hilliard.
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Hilliard — 1 night

Hilliard is a city in Franklin County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): hike along Heritage Trail Metro Park and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Homestead Metro Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hilliard trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Carlisle to Hilliard with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nebraska City.
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Nebraska City — 1 night

Nebraska City is a city in, and the county seat of, Otoe County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Arbor Day Farm, examine the collection at Kregel Windmill Museum, and then examine the collection at Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nebraska City trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hilliard to Nebraska City. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Nebraska City can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.
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Museums · Theme Parks

Colorado Springs — 2 nights

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.
On the 19th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then make a trip to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nebraska City to Colorado Springs. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nebraska City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Colorado Springs, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly to Saint Louis.
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Saint Louis — 3 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Courthouse, then get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo, and then walk around Forest Park. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip site.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Saint Louis takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Saint Louis. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Colorado Springs in September since evenings lows in Saint Louis dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Carlisle.
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Carlisle — 1 night

On the 24th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) and then go for a walk through LeTort Spring Run and Nature Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Carlisle holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Saint Louis to Carlisle with the Route module. Traveling from Saint Louis to Carlisle, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint Louis in September: highs in Carlisle hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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