13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Louisville
— 1 night
2
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
3
Kansas City
— 1 night
4
Hiawatha
— 1 night
5
Minneapolis
— 1 night
6
Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
7
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
8
Monongahela
— 1 night
9
Jamestown
— 1 night
10
Patchogue
— 1 night

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 17th (Fri), Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, thensee the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and finally take in the views from The Big Four Bridge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Louisville travel planner.

Newark to Louisville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Louisville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Parks Nature
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 19th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Saint Louis Zoo, and then walk around Tilles Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, thensee the interesting displays at City Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch.

Before you visit Saint Louis, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Louisville to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Louisville to Saint Louis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
City Museum ©
City Museum

1
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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, thensteep yourself in history at Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, thenget engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Stone Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Saint Louis to Kansas City by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hiawatha.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Independence
Highlights from your plan
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

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Hiawatha

Hiawatha
Hiawatha is the largest city and county seat of Brown County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Davis Memorial.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hiawatha trip app.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Hiawatha takes 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Hiawatha when traveling from Kansas City in July, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis
Minneapolis is a city in and the county seat of Ottawa County, Kansas, United States. On the 23rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Rock City.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis trip itinerary app.

Getting from Hiawatha to Minneapolis by car takes about 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hiawatha in July: highs in Minneapolis hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Yellow Mounds Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Conata Basin Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at White River Valley Overlook, thenadmire all the interesting features of Loop Road, and finally explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Badlands National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Minneapolis to Badlands National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Badlands National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Badlands National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
On the 26th (Sun), make a trip to Dean Cemetery, hike along Mary's Rock Summit Trail, and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Shenandoah National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Badlands National Park to Shenandoah National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Badlands National Park to Shenandoah National Park. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Shenandoah National Park when traveling from Badlands National Park in July, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Monongahela.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Mary's Rock Summit Trail ©
Mary's Rock Summit Trail

1
night
Monongahela

Monongahela ©
Monongahela, colloquially "Mon City", is a City in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States (ZIP code 15063) and is part of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Metropolitan Statistical Area, located approximately 17mi south of the city proper. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): trek along Montour Trail, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Renziehausen Park Rose Garden, thenstroll around Round Hill Park, and finally walk around Noble J Dick Aquatorium.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Monongahela visit planner.

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Monongahela in 5 hours. Traveling from Shenandoah National Park in July, expect nights in Monongahela to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Monongahela

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Round Hill Park, Montour Trail, Renziehausen Park Rose Garden
Highlights from your plan
Round Hill Park ©
Round Hill Park
Noble J Dick Aquatorium ©
Noble J Dick Aquatorium
Renziehausen Park Rose Garden ©
Renziehausen Park Rose Garden

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night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in southern Chautauqua County, New York, in the United States. On the 28th (Tue), make a trip to Peterson's Candies, walk around Panama Rocks Scenic Park, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at National Comedy Center.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jamestown road trip website.

Drive from Monongahela to Jamestown in 3.5 hours. In July, Jamestown is slightly colder than Monongahela - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Patchogue.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Panama Rocks Scenic Park
Highlights from your plan
Panama Rocks Scenic Park ©
Panama Rocks Scenic Park
National Comedy Center ©
National Comedy Center
Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery

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Patchogue

Patchogue ©
Patchogue is a village on the south shore of Long Island in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for gifts at Amazing Olive, kick back and relax at Ho-hum Beach, and then relax in the rural setting at Organics Today Farm.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Patchogue trip planner.

You can drive from Jamestown to Patchogue in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, Patchogue is somewhat warmer than Jamestown - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Patchogue

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ho-hum Beach, Organics Today Farm
Highlights from your plan
Amazing Olive ©
Amazing Olive
Organics Today Farm ©
Organics Today Farm

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