17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Birmingham
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Indianapolis
— 2 nights
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Ann Arbor
— 2 nights
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Detroit
— 2 nights
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Cincinnati
— 2 nights
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Lexington
— 2 nights
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Huntsville
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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, don't miss a visit to Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham road trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Birmingham. August in Birmingham sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
16th Street Baptist Church ©
16th Street Baptist Church
Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark ©

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Nashville. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip app.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©

Circle City

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Indianapolis Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Indianapolis trip maker site.

You can drive from Nashville to Indianapolis in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nashville in August: highs in Indianapolis hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ann Arbor.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Room Escape Games

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Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. Your inner history buff will appreciate Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad and Nickels Arcade. Do some cultural sightseeing at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral and Main Street. Step out of Ann Arbor with an excursion to Hollywood Casino Toledo in Toledo--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: put a fun spin on your tour with Decode Ann Arbor, explore the engaging exhibits at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, make a trip to University of Michigan, and wander the streets of Kerrytown.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ann Arbor online day trip planner.

Getting from Indianapolis to Ann Arbor by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ann Arbor, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Detroit.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kerrytown ©
Kerrytown
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad ©
Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral ©
Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral

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Detroit

Detroit ©

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 9th (Sun), examine the collection at Greenfield Village, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally wander the streets of Greektown. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at James Scott Memorial Fountain, take a stroll through Detroit Downtown, and then take a stroll through Campus Martius Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Detroit visit planning website.

Drive from Ann Arbor to Detroit in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ann Arbor in August since evenings lows in Detroit dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Detroit

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Greektown ©
Greektown
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaculata Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Mount Adams and then see the interesting displays at Ark Encounter.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cincinnati trip maker app.

Getting from Detroit to Cincinnati by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Mount Adams ©
Mount Adams

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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 13th (Thu), examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, then try your luck at Churchill Downs, and finally Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, then sample the fine beverages at Jim Beam American Stillhouse, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Louisville day trip tool.

You can drive from Cincinnati to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

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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.
On the 15th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Mary Todd Lincoln House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lexington Cemetery, and then try your luck at Keeneland. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Damselfly Gallery.

To plan Lexington vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lexington are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums · Nature · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Keeneland ©
Keeneland

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 17th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Harmony Park Safari, then take a stroll through Twickenham, and then get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

Plan a Huntsville trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lexington to Huntsville in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lexington to Huntsville is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Huntsville are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Twickenham ©
Twickenham

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