11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
train:  2​h 30​min
1
Kennett Square
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Youngstown
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sandusky
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Logan
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Bloomington
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  7​h
7
Branson
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Dodge City
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 45​min
9
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h
End: New York City

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Kennett Square

Kennett Square ©
Kennett Square is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Brandywine River Museum of Art and then ponder the design of Longwood Gardens.

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

New York City to Kennett Square is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Kennett Square

Parks Classes Nightlife

Side Trip

Brandywine River Museum of Art
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Brandywine River Museum of Art ©
Brandywine River Museum of Art

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Round Top.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg travel route planner.

You can drive from Kennett Square to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. June in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Youngstown.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

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Youngstown

Youngstown ©
Youngstown is a city in and the county seat of Mahoning County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): trek along Mill Creek Park.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Youngstown online day trip planner .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Youngstown in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Gettysburg in June since evenings lows in Youngstown dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Sandusky.

Things to do in Youngstown

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Castalia Quarry Reserve and then get in on the family fun at Cedar Point.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sandusky trip planner .

You can drive from Youngstown to Sandusky in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sandusky when traveling from Youngstown in July, with lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Logan.

Things to do in Sandusky

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Castalia Quarry Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point

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Logan

Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): Head underground at Ash Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Logan road trip planning app .

You can drive from Sandusky to Logan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bloomington.

Things to do in Logan

Parks Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockbridge
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Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave

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Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. On the 4th (Thu), do a tasting at Oliver Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salt Creek Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Fairfax State Recreation Area (Monroe Lake), and finally admire the striking features of Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bloomington journey planner.

Drive from Logan to Bloomington in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Bloomington, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trip

Salt Creek Trail
Highlights from your plan
Oliver Winery ©
Oliver Winery
Buskirk-Chumley Theater ©
Buskirk-Chumley Theater

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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 5th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Silver Dollar City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at National Tiger Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, and then examine the collection at Titanic Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Branson tour builder app .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Bloomington to Branson in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bloomington to Branson is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Branson can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

National Tiger Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

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Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Boot Hill Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Dodge City route builder website .

Drive from Branson to Dodge City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Black Hills National Forest, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park and then identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip maker .

You can drive from Dodge City to Rapid City in 9.5 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dodge City to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dodge City in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Rapid City: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 62°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Custer, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

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