10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Gainesville
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Subway + Bus:  6​h
2
Helen
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Slade
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Ann Arbor
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1
night
Gainesville

Gainesville ©
Gainesville is the county seat and largest city in Alachua County, Florida, United States, and the principal city of the Gainesville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). On the 21st (Fri), identify plant and animal life at University of Florida Bat House and then relax in the rural setting at Retirement Home For Horses at Mill Creek Farm.

Plan trip to Gainesville with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fort Lauderdale to Gainesville is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, with highs in Gainesville at 73°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Helen.

Things to do in Gainesville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Single Vision Inc., Mike Roess Gold Head State Park, Retirement Home For Horses at Mill Creek Farm
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Mike Roess Gold Head State Park ©
Mike Roess Gold Head State Park
University of Florida Bat House ©
University of Florida Bat House

3
nights
Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center and Horseback Riding Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whiteside Mountain and Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf. Change things up with these side-trips from Helen: Burt's Farm (in Dawsonville) and The Lilly Pad Village (in Blue Ridge). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Raven Cliff Falls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helen online trip maker .

Getting from Gainesville to Helen by combination of flight, bus, and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gainesville in December: high temperatures in Helen hover around 63°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Slade.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

The Lilly Pad Village, Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center, Horseback Riding Tours, Burt's Farm, Whiteside Mountain
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Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center ©
Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center
Whiteside Mountain ©
Whiteside Mountain
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf

1
night
Slade

Slade ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Red River Outdoors (Cabins - Guiding - Outfitter), then hike along Rock Bridge Trail #207, then make a trip to Nada Tunnel, and finally stroll through Red River Gorge Geological Area. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Natural Bridge State Resort Park and then head outdoors with Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Slade trip maker .

Traveling by car from Helen to Slade takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, Slade is a bit cooler than Helen - with highs of 47°F and lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Slade

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Nada Tunnel, Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides, Red River Gorge Geological Area
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Nada Tunnel ©
Nada Tunnel
Natural Bridge State Resort Park ©
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides ©
Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 28th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, learn more about the world around you at Cincinnati Museum Center, and then meet the residents at Newport Aquarium.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Slade to Cincinnati takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ann Arbor.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Room Escape Games, Newport Aquarium
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Newport Aquarium ©
Newport Aquarium
Room Escape Games
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Cincinnati Museum Center

1
night
Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the engaging exhibits at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, get curious at Leslie Science Center, then stroll through The Creature Conservancy, and finally test your team's savvy at Decode Detroit.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ann Arbor holiday planning website .

Getting from Cincinnati to Ann Arbor by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cincinnati in December, with highs in Ann Arbor at 36°F and lows at 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Childrens Museums Museums Parks
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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum ©
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
The Creature Conservancy ©
The Creature Conservancy
Leslie Science Center ©
Leslie Science Center

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