10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route builder
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Peoria
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Cave City
— 1 day
Drive
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Lexington
— 3 nights
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Cincinnati
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Springfield
— 1 night
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Peoria — 1 night

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Peoria holiday planner.

Minneapolis to Peoria is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June in Peoria, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Louisville.
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Museums · Parks · Nightlife · Shopping

Louisville — 2 nights

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Angel's Envy Distillery as well as Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Frazier History Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery, then steep yourself in history at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cave Hill Cemetery.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Louisville travel planner.

Fly from Peoria to Louisville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Peoria to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Louisville are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cave City.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Cave City — 1 day

Originally intended as a resort city to serve the Mammoth Cave attraction, Cave City has taken on a life of its own.
Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Echo River, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Green River.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cave City trip planner.

Drive from Louisville to Cave City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Cave City due to the time zone difference. June in Cave City sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.
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Nature · Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Side Trip

Louisville — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Stitzel-Weller Distillery as well as Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Louisville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cave City to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cave City to Louisville due to the time zone difference. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Thu) before leaving for Lexington.
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Museums · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Side Trip

Lexington — 3 nights

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lexington Visitors Center, West Sixth Brewing, James E. Pepper Distillery, and other attractions you added. Step out of Lexington with an excursion to White Hall State Historic Site in Richmond--about 38 minutes away.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lexington driving holiday tool.

Getting from Louisville to Lexington by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Lexington, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cincinnati.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips

Cincinnati

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lexington to Cincinnati takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Cincinnati, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 61°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for Springfield.
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Springfield — 1 night

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Springfield visit planner.

Getting from Cincinnati to Springfield by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Springfield is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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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Kentucky travel guide

4.6
Caves · Distilleries · Specialty Museums
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.
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