12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Waterford
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Houston

3
nights
Waterford

Waterford ©
Waterford is a village in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Bookworm Gardens (in Sheboygan), Petrifying Springs Park (in Kenosha) and Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Horicon Marsh, get lost in a book at Dwight Foster Public Library, view the masterpieces at Ephraim Pottery, and stroll through Fox River Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Waterford tour itinerary maker site .

Houston to Waterford is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Houston, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Waterford, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Waterford

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Rotary Botanical Gardens, Ephraim Pottery, Fox River Park, Bookworm Gardens, J. Lauber's Ice Cream Parlor
Highlights from your plan
Bookworm Gardens ©
Bookworm Gardens
Rotary Botanical Gardens ©
Rotary Botanical Gardens
Dwight Foster Public Library ©
Dwight Foster Public Library

2
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Indianapolis is known for fun & games, museums, childrens museums, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint John Evangelist Catholic Church, admire all the interesting features of Victory Field, and make a trip to Central Canal.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Indianapolis trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Waterford to Indianapolis. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Waterford in June, Indianapolis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Zoo ©
Indianapolis Zoo
Room Escape Games
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then stop by Muth's Candies, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally try to win big at Churchill Downs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Louisville trip planning website .

Drive from Indianapolis to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Distillery Tours

3
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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

You can drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Nashville. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Beer Tastings & Tours

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