15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Drive:  7​h
1
Texarkana
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Lexington
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dayton
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Cape Charles
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: San Antonio

1
night
Texarkana

Texarkana
Texarkana is a city in Bowie County, Texas, United States, located in the Ark-La-Tex region. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Perot Leadership Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Texarkana online vacation planner .

San Antonio to Texarkana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. June in Texarkana sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. You'll set off for Memphis on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Texarkana

Museums

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and then look for gifts at Lansky.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Memphis trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Texarkana to Memphis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Memphis are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lexington.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©

3
nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
You'll explore and learn at The Great American Dollhouse Museum and Mary Todd Lincoln House. Louisville Mega Cavern and William Whitley House will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Claiborne Farm (in Paris), Ark Encounter (in Williamstown) and Louisville (Cave Hill Cemetery & St. James Catholic Church). There's more to do: view the masterpieces at Damselfly Gallery and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bluegrass Distillers.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lexington visit planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Lexington takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Lexington. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Memphis in June; daily highs in Lexington reach 84°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Louisville, The Great American Dollhouse Museum, Ark Encounter, William Whitley House, Claiborne Farm
Highlights from your plan
The Great American Dollhouse Museum ©
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
William Whitley House ©
William Whitley House

2
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 11th (Thu), examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, then contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park, then examine the collection at Johnny Appleseed Museum and Education Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Aullwood Garden MetroPark.

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Getting from Lexington to Dayton by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dayton are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Johnny Appleseed Museum and Education Center, Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House, Aullwood Garden MetroPark
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
Aullwood Garden MetroPark ©
Aullwood Garden MetroPark

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Visit Gettysburg National Military Park and Little Round Top for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and Arlington National Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Dragon Distillery, LLC (in Frederick) and Gettysburg National Cemetery (in Gettysburg). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC itinerary app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Dayton to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Dayton in June, with lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Charles.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Dragon Distillery, LLC, The Basilica of Saint Mary
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Cape Charles

Cape Charles ©
Cape Charles is a town in Northampton County, Virginia, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum and Old Point Comfort Lighthouse. You'll explore and learn at USS Monitor Center and Shooting Star Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Charles: Bacon's Castle (in Surry), Buckroe Beach and Park (in Hampton) and Norfolk Botanical Garden (in Norfolk). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Charles Beach and make a trip to Stage Door Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Charles sightseeing planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Cape Charles by car takes about 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Charles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hampton, Norfolk Botanical Garden, USS Monitor Center, Bacon's Castle, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Bacon's Castle ©
Bacon's Castle
Old Point Comfort Lighthouse ©
Old Point Comfort Lighthouse

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