14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
1
Norfolk
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Dixon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Nauvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Bloomington
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Norfolk

2
nights
Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Governor's Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Norfolk: The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News), Yorktown (Moore House & Yorktown Battlefield) and Bruton Parish Episcopal Church (in Williamsburg). There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Skystar Wheel.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Norfolk route planning website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Norfolk. May in Norfolk sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Norfolk

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Yorktown, Williamsburg, Corolla, The Mariners' Museum & Park
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The Mariners' Museum & Park ©
The Mariners' Museum & Park
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown ©

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, then admire all the interesting features of Millennium Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, then steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and finally make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Norfolk to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Norfolk to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Norfolk in May, with highs in Chicago at 71°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dixon.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum

1
night
Dixon

Dixon ©
Dixon is a city and county seat of Lee County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): examine the collection at Northwest Territory Historic Center, then don't miss a visit to Veterans' Memorial Arch, then examine the collection at Loveland Community House, and finally get engrossed in the history at Veterans Memorial Park.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dixon online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Chicago to Dixon takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Dixon can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Nauvoo.

Things to do in Dixon

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Veterans Memorial Park ©
Veterans Memorial Park
Northwest Territory Historic Center ©
Loveland Community House ©
Loveland Community House

2
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Nauvoo

Nauvoo ©
Nauvoo is a small city in Hancock County, Illinois, United States, on the Mississippi River near Fort Madison, Iowa. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nauvoo Temple, then contemplate the long history of Historic Nauvoo, and then steep yourself in history at Brigham Young Home. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Rheinberger House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Joseph Smith Historic Site, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nauvoo State Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nauvoo vacation planning site .

Getting from Dixon to Nauvoo by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Nauvoo can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Nauvoo

Historic Sites Museums
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Historic Nauvoo ©
Historic Nauvoo
Nauvoo State Park ©
Nauvoo State Park
Joseph Smith Historic Site ©
Joseph Smith Historic Site

1
night
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. On the 2nd (Sun), examine the collection at Wylie House Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Spring Mill State Park, and then appreciate the history behind Joe Palooka Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Oliver Winery, explore and take pictures at Indiana University, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, and finally get engrossed in the history at Virgil I. Gus Grissom Memorial Museum.

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Traveling by car from Nauvoo to Bloomington takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Bloomington are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Bloomington

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mitchell, Joe Palooka Statue
Highlights from your plan
Spring Mill State Park ©
Spring Mill State Park
Oliver Winery ©
Oliver Winery

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.
On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Indianapolis Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Indiana War Memorial, examine the collection at The Eiteljorg Museum, then make a trip to Central Canal, and finally don't miss a visit to USS Indianapolis Memorial.

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You can take a bus from Bloomington to Indianapolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Indianapolis, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
The Eiteljorg Museum ©
The Eiteljorg Museum
Indiana War Memorial ©
Indiana War Memorial

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Great American Ball Park and then examine the collection at Creation Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, have fun and explore at Cincinnati Museum Center, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Cincinnati trip planner .

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Cincinnati takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Creation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Creation Museum ©
Creation Museum
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Cincinnati Museum Center

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