13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Nashville
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
4
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Pawhuska
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Fort Worth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Waco
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
8
Lubbock
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
9
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
End: Las Vegas

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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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Indianapolis trip itinerary app .

Chicago to Indianapolis is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Indianapolis is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Mallow Run Winery, Sodalis Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Cultural Trail ©
Indianapolis Cultural Trail
Sodalis Nature Park ©
Sodalis Nature Park
Mallow Run Winery ©
Mallow Run Winery

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, then wander the streets of Old Louisville, and then delve into the lush surroundings at The Parklands of Floyds Fork.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip planner.

You can drive from Indianapolis to Louisville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Louisville, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Outdoors Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Parklands of Floyds Fork ©
The Parklands of Floyds Fork
Old Louisville ©
Old Louisville

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Radnor Lake State Park, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary planning website .

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. In July, daytime highs in Nashville are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery ©
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, have some family-friendly fun at Mountain View Go Kart, and then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mountain View road trip planning app .

You can drive from Nashville to Mountain View in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pawhuska.

Things to do in Mountain View

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Blanchard Springs Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Mountain View Go Kart ©
Mountain View Go Kart

1
day
Pawhuska

Pawhuska ©
Pawhuska is a city in and the county seat of Osage County, Oklahoma, United States.It was named after the 19th-century Osage chief, Paw-Hiu-Skah, which means "White Hair" in English. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Osage County Historical Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Osage Hills State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pawhuska route planner .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Pawhuska takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Pawhuska

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Osage Hills State Park ©
Osage Hills State Park
Osage County Historical Museum ©
Osage County Historical Museum

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Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the activities along Burger's Lake, then contemplate the long history of Log Cabin Village, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Fort Worth tour itinerary planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pawhuska to Fort Worth. Traveling from Pawhuska in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Fort Worth. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Waco.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Burger's Lake ©
Burger's Lake
Log Cabin Village ©
Log Cabin Village
St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral

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Waco

Waco
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Waco visit planner .

You can drive from Fort Worth to Waco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 6th (Mon), you're off toLubbock.

Things to do in Waco

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

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Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Prairie Dog Town and then explore the activities along Lake Alan Henry. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at The Rawls Course, see the interesting displays at Science Spectrum Museum, and then learn about winemaking at CapRock Winery.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lubbock day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Waco to Lubbock takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Waco in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Lubbock. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Lubbock

Parks Outdoors Golf
Highlights from your plan
Lake Alan Henry ©
Lake Alan Henry
Prairie Dog Town ©
Prairie Dog Town
Science Spectrum Museum ©
Science Spectrum Museum

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night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hike along La Luz Trail, then explore the galleries of New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, then do a tasting at Casa Rondena Winery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Albuquerque day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Lubbock to Albuquerque in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lubbock to Albuquerque, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Albuquerque, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
La Luz Trail ©
La Luz Trail
Spas
Casa Rondena Winery ©
Casa Rondena Winery

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night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Coconino National Forest, then admire the majestic nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, and then enjoy some diversion at Flagstaff Extreme.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Flagstaff online day trip planner .

You can fly from Albuquerque to Flagstaff in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in July; daily highs in Flagstaff reach 32°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, and then get your game on at Dig This.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Flagstaff to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Flagstaff to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In July, Las Vegas is much hotter than Flagstaff - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dig This ©
Dig This
Strip Gun Club ©
Strip Gun Club

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