19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dayton
Drive:  45​min
1
Franklin
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Simpsonville
— 1 night
Drive:  33​h 30​min
3
Rancho Cucamonga
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  26​h 45​min
5
Franklin
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Dayton

1
night
Franklin

Franklin is a city in Warren County, Ohio, United States. On the 1st (Sat), examine the collection at Warren County Historical Society Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Franklin route maker site .

Dayton to Franklin is an approximately half hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Franklin can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Simpsonville.

Things to do in Franklin

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Lebanon, Friesinger's Candy Factory
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides

1
night
Simpsonville

Simpsonville ©
Simpsonville is a city in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. On the 3rd (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Happy Cow Creamery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugar Tit Moonshine Distillery, and then head outdoors with Heritage Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Simpsonville road trip tool .

Getting from Franklin to Simpsonville by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. In June in Simpsonville, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Rancho Cucamonga.

Things to do in Simpsonville

Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Sugar Tit Moonshine Distillery, Happy Cow Creamery
Highlights from your plan
Sugar Tit Moonshine Distillery ©
Sugar Tit Moonshine Distillery
Happy Cow Creamery ©
Happy Cow Creamery

3
nights
Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Cucamonga is a suburban city situated at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in San Bernardino County, California. Step off the beaten path and head to Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch and The Lincoln Memorial Shrine. Change things up with these side-trips from Rancho Cucamonga: Temecula (Old Town Temecula, Wiens Family Cellars - Winery, & more) and The California Route 66 Museum (in Victorville). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Victoria Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rancho Cucamonga online journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Simpsonville to Rancho Cucamonga. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Rancho Cucamonga

Tours Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Temecula, The Lincoln Memorial Shrine, The California Route 66 Museum, Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch ©
Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch
Vindemia Estate Winery ©
Vindemia Estate Winery

7
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Navajo Bridge and Dinosaur Tracks. On the 8th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, trek along Hermit Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rancho Cucamonga to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rancho Cucamonga to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rancho Cucamonga in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (85°F), and nights are cooler (42°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Franklin.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hermit Trail, Dinosaur Tracks
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

3
nights
Franklin

Franklin ©
Step off the beaten path and head to EnterTRAINment Junction and Summit Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Franklin: Loveland Castle (in Loveland), Bear's Mill (in Greenville) and Kings Island (in Mason). Explore Franklin further: get your game on at Miami Valley Gaming, look for gifts at Fountain Acres Foods, head outdoors with Smith Park, and identify plant and animal life at Hayes Arboretum.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Franklin trip itinerary builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Franklin. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect warmer with lows of 63°F in Franklin. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Franklin

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

EnterTRAINment Junction, Summit Park, Kings Island, Loveland Castle, Smith Park
Highlights from your plan
Miami Valley Gaming ©
Miami Valley Gaming
Kings Island ©
Kings Island
EnterTRAINment Junction ©
EnterTRAINment Junction

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