12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Louisville
Drive:  3 h
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 15 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  10 h 45 min
3
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Aspen
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
5
Miramar Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Louisville

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 1st (Mon), take in the views from John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, thentake in the history at Lotz House Museum, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill). On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, thenexamine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville journey planner.

Louisville to Nashville is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Nashville are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, thentake a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive, thentrek along South Kaibab Trail, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect much colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Nashville in June, with lows around 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

3
nights
Colorado Springs

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 7th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Here are some ideas for day two: deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Colorado Springs by car takes about 11 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, Colorado Springs is a bit warmer at night with lows of 54°F. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Aspen.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Adventure

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

2
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 9th (Tue), trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): trek along Linkins Lake Trail, thenexplore and take pictures at Independence Pass, and then pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Aspen trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Aspen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in June; daily highs in Aspen reach 79°F and lows reach 43°F. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Miramar Beach.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

1
night
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach ©
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Henderson Beach State Park, thengain insight at Kitchenique, and finally look for gifts at Waterfront Gifts and Art.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Miramar Beach trip builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aspen to Miramar Beach. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Aspen in June: highs in Miramar Beach hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Beaches Parks Nature

Side Trip

Destin
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Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Destin Harbor Boardwalk ©
Destin Harbor Boardwalk
Waterfront Gifts and Art ©
Waterfront Gifts and Art

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