10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Drive:  30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Norfolk
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Norfolk


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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial, stroll through Sandbridge Beach, and then brush up on your military savvy at Military Aviation Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip planner .

Norfolk to Virginia Beach is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also do a combination of tram and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Norfolk.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Museums Parks
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Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial ©

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Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Nauticus, and then visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Comfort Lighthouse.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Norfolk trip maker app .

Norfolk is just a short distance from Virginia Beach. In August, daytime highs in Norfolk are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Norfolk

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Point Comfort Lighthouse
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Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art
Nauticus ©
Nauticus
Old Point Comfort Lighthouse ©
Old Point Comfort Lighthouse

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site, admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami day trip tool .

You can fly from Norfolk to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Norfolk in August; daily highs in Miami reach 91°F and lows reach 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 1st (Sun), make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, then kick back and relax at Discovery Cove, and then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip builder tool .

Fly from Miami to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Kingsley Plantation, and then kick back and relax at Atlantic Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jacksonville attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Jacksonville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Kingsley Plantation ©
Kingsley Plantation

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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get your game on at Kartona The Electric Speedway, admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park, then do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Panama City Beach.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip maker site .

Drive from Jacksonville to Panama City Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then examine the collection at Space Center Houston, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Teo-Chew Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Houston online trip planner .

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Teo-Chew Temple ©
Teo-Chew Temple

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, then appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and finally test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Dallas.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dallas trip builder website .

You can fly from Houston to Dallas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Dallas, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Escape Game Dallas, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 6th (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Osteology, admire the masterpieces at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Pauls Episcopal Cathedral, and finally appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Oklahoma City road trip website .

You can drive from Dallas to Oklahoma City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in September, things will get little chillier in Oklahoma City: highs are around 87°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, browse the exhibits of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally stroll around Millennium Park.

Make your Chicago itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Oklahoma City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Oklahoma City in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio ©

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