16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dumfries
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Providence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Salem
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Quechee
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Pine Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Elizabeth
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Evansville
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
9
Cape Girardeau
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
11
Huntsville
— Few hours
Drive:  13​h
12
Virginia Beach
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Dumfries

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Providence

Providence
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Providence trip planning website .

Dumfries to Providence is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dumfries in August since evenings lows in Providence dip to 63°F. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Salem.

Things to do in Providence

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 12th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables, and then identify plant and animal life at Winter Island Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salem trip builder website .

You can drive from Providence to Salem in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Salem, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Winter Island Park ©
Winter Island Park
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Old Burying Point Cemetery ©
Old Burying Point Cemetery

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Portland

Portland
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip planning app .

Getting from Salem to Portland by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Portland, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. You'll set off for Quechee on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Quechee

Quechee ©
Quechee is a census-designated place and one of five unincorporated villages in the town of Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, United States. On the 13th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Billings Farm & Museum, then snap pictures at Quechee Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Quechee Gorge.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Quechee online day trip planner .

Drive from Portland to Quechee in 3 hours. In August in Quechee, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pine Hill.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Billings Farm & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum

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Pine Hill

Pine Hill
Pine Hill is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in the western part of the town of Shandaken in Ulster County, New York, United States. To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pine Hill itinerary tool .

Drive from Quechee to Pine Hill in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Quechee in August, plan for slightly colder days in Pine Hill, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Elizabeth.

Things to do in Pine Hill

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth ©
Elizabeth is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on the east bank of the Monongahela River, where Pennsylvania Route 51 crosses, upstream (south) of Pittsburgh and close to the county line. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Triple B Farms, pause for some photo ops at Perry Como Statue, and then trek along Montour Trail. On your second day here, stroll around Indian Lake Park, do a tasting at Greendance The Winery at Sandhill, then walk around Round Hill Park, and finally walk around South Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Elizabeth trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Pine Hill to Elizabeth takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Pine Hill in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Elizabeth, with lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Elizabeth

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Montour Trail, Indian Lake Park, Greendance The Winery at Sandhill, Perry Como Statue, Triple B Farms
Highlights from your plan
Round Hill Park ©
Round Hill Park
South Park ©
South Park
Indian Lake Park ©
Indian Lake Park

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Louisville

Louisville
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville route site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Elizabeth to Louisville. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Elizabeth in August: highs in Louisville hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 68°F. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Evansville.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Evansville

Evansville ©
Evansville is a city in and the county seat of Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States. On the 16th (Fri), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at Dream Car Museum, and then brush up on your military savvy at USS LST Ship Memorial.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Evansville road trip planner .

Drive from Louisville to Evansville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Evansville. In August in Evansville, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Evansville

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden ©
Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden
Dream Car Museum ©
Dream Car Museum
USS LST Ship Memorial ©
USS LST Ship Memorial

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night
Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Cape Girardeau trip planner.

Drive from Evansville to Cape Girardeau in 3.5 hours. August in Cape Girardeau sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. You'll set off for Memphis on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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 17th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Graceland, steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Girardeau to Memphis takes 3 hours. Traveling from Cape Girardeau in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Memphis, with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Beale Street ©
Beale Street

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 18th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Harmony Park Safari and then contemplate the long history of Burritt on the Mountain.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Huntsville trip planning site .

Drive from Memphis to Huntsville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Huntsville

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari
Burritt on the Mountain ©
Burritt on the Mountain

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Get some historical perspective at Colonial Williamsburg and Wright Brothers National Memorial. Take a break from the city and head to Virginia Beach and Jockey's Ridge State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Virginia Beach side-trips: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Corolla), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Duck) and Williamsburg (Jamestown Settlement, Governor's Palace, & more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Sandbridge Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and trek along The Noland Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Huntsville to Virginia Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Jockey's Ridge State Park, Cape Charles Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial

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