15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Carlisle
— 1 day
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Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— 1 night
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Fayetteville
— 1 night
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Roanoke
— 1 night
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Wheeling
— 1 night
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Lexington
— 2 nights
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Bardstown
— 2 nights
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Lake Lure
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 2 nights

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Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a borough and the county seat of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): learn about all things military at United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cumberland Valley Rail Trail.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Carlisle road trip planner.

Philadelphia to Carlisle is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Philadelphia in August since evenings lows in Carlisle dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Harpers Ferry.

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Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then get great views at The Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Harpers Ferry day trip website.

Traveling by car from Carlisle to Harpers Ferry takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Hot Springs.

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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Hot Springs

Hot Springs
Hot Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bath County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): fly down the slopes at Homestead Ski Area, tee off at Homestead Old Course, then play a few rounds at Cascades Golf Course at The Homestead, and finally relax and rejuvenate at The Homestead.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs day trip website.

Getting from Harpers Ferry to Hot Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Harpers Ferry in August, with highs in Hot Springs at 71°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Outdoors · Golf · Spas · Historic Sites

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at New River Gorge National River, then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fayetteville itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Hot Springs to Fayetteville by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Hot Springs, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fayetteville, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Roanoke.

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Adventure · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Geologic Formation
New River Gorge National River
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Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an unincorporated community in southern Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at West Virginia State Wildlife Center and then tee off at Stonewall Resort - The Palmer Course.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Roanoke trip planner.

Drive from Fayetteville to Roanoke in 1.5 hours. August in Roanoke sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Wheeling.

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Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Cockayne Farmstead, contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, then examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", and finally examine the collection at Castle Halloween Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Wheeling route planner.

You can drive from Roanoke to Wheeling in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Wheeling can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lexington.

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Museums · Historic Sites

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Lexington

Lexington ©

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate and then see the interesting displays at Ark Encounter. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park, steep yourself in history at Mary Todd Lincoln House, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul Catholic Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lexington online road trip planner.

Drive from Wheeling to Lexington in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bardstown.

Things to do in Lexington

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Bardstown

Bardstown ©
Bardstown is a home rule-class city in Nelson County, Kentucky, in the United States. On the 9th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Lincoln Homestead State Park, then see the interesting displays at Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History, and then play a few rounds at My Old Kentucky Home. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Green River Stables.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bardstown day trip tool.

You can drive from Lexington to Bardstown in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Bardstown, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Louisville.

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 11th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, then stroll the grounds of Cave Hill Cemetery, and then stroll around Louisville Waterfront Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Muhammad Ali Center, see the interesting displays at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), and then examine the collection at Frazier History Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Louisville online trip planner.

You can drive from Bardstown to Louisville in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Lake Lure.

Things to do in Louisville

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Specialty Museum
Kentucky Derby Museum
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Specialty Museum
Muhammad Ali Center
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Lake Lure

Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. On the 13th (Thu), take in the views from Lake Lure Flowering Bridge, then make a splash at Lake Lure Beach and Water Park, then see the interesting displays at The Right Track Toy Train Museum, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Lure trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Louisville to Lake Lure in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

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Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks · Parks
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Must see
Zipline
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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Western North Carolina Nature Center, examine the collection at The Folk Art Center, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Woolworth Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, then take in the exciting artwork at Grovewood Village, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Asheville using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Lure to Asheville takes an hour. August in Asheville sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Spas
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