12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Mystic
Drive
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Wilmington
— 1 night
Fly
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Savannah
— 1 night
Drive
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Orlando
— 1 night
Fly
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Orange Beach
— 1 night
Fly
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Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Fly
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Dubuque
— 1 night
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Springfield
— 1 night
Drive
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Indianapolis
— 1 night
Fly to Friedman Memorial Airport, Drive to Arco
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Arco
— 1 night
Drive to Friedman Memorial Airport, Fly to Daniel K Inouye International Airport
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
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Juneau
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Mystic

A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): pick up some local products at Stonington Village Farmers' Market and then see the sky in a new way at Mystic Seaport Museum.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mystic tour itinerary maker website.

Newark to Mystic is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In June, Mystic is slightly colder than Newark - with highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Mystic

Shopping · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Wilmington

— 1 night
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Wilmington trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Mystic to Wilmington in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. While traveling from Mystic, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Wilmington, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 63°F. You will leave for Savannah on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Nightlife · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Savannah

— 1 night

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Old Fort Jackson, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savannah trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Wilmington to Savannah in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Wilmington in June; daily highs in Savannah reach 89°F and lows reach 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Orlando

— 1 night

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando and then cool off at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip maker website.

Getting from Savannah to Orlando by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Orange Beach

— 1 night
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Orange Beach trip maker.

You can fly from Orlando to Orange Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Orange Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in June, you will find days in Orange Beach are slightly colder (86°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Eureka Springs

— 1 night

Little Switzerland of America

Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by Eureka Springs Historical Downtown and then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs attractions planning site.

You can fly from Orange Beach to Eureka Springs in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. June in Eureka Springs sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Dubuque.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Dubuque

— 1 night
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. and then make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co..

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dubuque attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Eureka Springs to Dubuque takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Eureka Springs in June, with highs in Dubuque at 79°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Dubuque

Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Springfield

— 1 night

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get advice or help at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Springfield trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubuque to Springfield takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Dubuque in June, things will get a bit warmer in Springfield: highs are around 85°F and lows about 65°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums

Indianapolis

— 1 night

Circle City

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.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the galleries of Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

Plan a Indianapolis trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Springfield to Indianapolis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Indianapolis. June in Indianapolis sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Arco.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Childrens Museums

Arco

— 1 night
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read Arco tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Indianapolis to Arco. Traveling from Indianapolis to Arco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Indianapolis in June, with highs in Arco at 76°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Honolulu, Oahu

— 1 night

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 11th (Thu), see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary planning site.

Explore your travel options from Arco to Honolulu with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Arco to Honolulu. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Arco in June: highs in Honolulu hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Juneau

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Juneau road trip planning site.

Getting from Honolulu to Juneau by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Honolulu to Juneau. Traveling from Honolulu in June, things will get cooler in Juneau: highs are around 63°F and lows about 48°F. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Georgia travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Aquariums
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.

Florida travel guide

4.4
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Alabama travel guide

4.4
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.

Arkansas travel guide

4.4
State Parks · Historic Sites · Art Museums
The Natural State
With a diverse geography including mountains in the north, dense broadleaf forests in the south, and fertile lowlands in the east, Arkansas is aptly nicknamed the "Natural State." Still largely undiscovered by foreign tourists, the state hides a world of little-known lakes and rivers. Arkansas also includes vast state parks, offering visitors on vacation outstanding camping facilities in the middle of pristine natural areas sheltering blue herons, warblers, and bald eagles. Often stereotyped as little more than poor hillbilly country, Arkansas boasts a surprisingly diverse array of cultural attractions, including numerous museums, theaters, and cutting-edge sports venues. To learn about the real culture of Arkansas, explore its outstanding cuisine, traditional festivals, and lively music scene.

Iowa travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Historic Sites · Specialty Museums
The Hawkeye State
Part of the American heartland, Iowa is marked by a strong agricultural heritage, with farmland encompassing around 90 percent of the state's land. However, a holiday in Iowa offers more than corn and cows: you'll also discover charming towns, beautiful lakes, and a handful of vibrant cities. Iowa City, a university town, provides a healthy dose of culture and nightlife, with a youthful and artistic vibe fueled by a sizable student population. A trip to some of Iowa's small towns provides a true American experience. Fortunately, the welcoming residents bear very little resemblance to the dour Iowans portrayed in Grant Wood's famous painting "American Gothic."

Illinois travel guide

4.4
Observation Decks · Parks · Art Museums
The Prairie State
The most populous state in the country's Midwest region, Illinois features a diverse landscape that includes both the enormous urban sprawl of Chicago and flat central plains, devoted almost entirely to farmland. With a great selection of things to do, Chicago is the state's centerpiece, featuring world-famous architecture and renowned museums. Farther away from this giant urban center, you can explore historical landmarks dedicated to local heroes Abraham Lincoln and Ernest Hemingway. The state also includes a prehistoric Native American site, one of only 20 World Heritage Sites in the United States, a unique feature well-worth adding to your itinerary.

Indiana travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Room Escape Games · Specialty Museums
The Hoosier State
With an extensive history of motorsports, Indiana's main claim to fame is the popular automobile race held each year in its capital city. A mostly rural state, Indiana is a land of till plains and lakes, its appearance a result of traces left behind by receding glaciers. The central section of the state, mostly flat with some rolling hills, contains some of the country's most fertile farmland. The state also contains almost 39,000 km (24,000 mi) of waterways, including the Wabash River, the longest free-flowing river east of the Mississippi. For a genuine "Hoosier" experience, tour the state's slow-paced small towns, noted for their hospitality and outstanding local cuisine. You'll remember the warmth and charm long after your vacation is over.

Idaho travel guide

4.6
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.

Hawaii travel guide

4.4
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Aloha State
An archipelago of hundreds of volcanic islands located in a geological hot spot in the middle of Pacific, Hawaii offers diverse natural scenery and a warm tropical climate. The six major islands open to tourism draw visitors with their sun-drenched public beaches and craggy natural trails. Thanks to their mid-Pacific location, the islands boast a vibrant native culture influenced by both North America and Asia. You can spend your vacation basking in the modern comforts of the big hotels, but to experience the true spirit of these islands, remember that real Hawaiians live outdoors. Encounter nature by surfing, swimming, fishing, and picnicking, or join a guided tour across the ancient lava flows to the top of Hawaii's rugged volcanic peaks.

Alaska travel guide

4.6
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Geologic Formations · Wildlife Areas
The Last Frontier
The country's largest state, Alaska is also its least densely populated. America's final frontier, the state lies on the Arctic Circle and features some of the highest mountains in the United States. Today, several million people flock annually to the state's pristine wilderness areas, which shelter a diverse plant and animal life and offer a great selection of things to do. Tailor-made for adventurous types wishing to leave civilization behind, Alaska can also be an extremely expensive vacation destination, with few transportation options and much of its land accessible only by plane or helicopter.