20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  11​h
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Crawfordsville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Allendale
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Mackinaw City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Port Huron
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, laugh and play at Navy Pier, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and engage your brain at Field Museum.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chicago trip planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Chicago is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Chicago is minus 7 hours. In July, Chicago is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, then stroll around Forest Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip app .

Getting from Chicago to Saint Louis by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Chicago in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Saint Louis, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Wed), get your game on at Sun Studio, steep yourself in history at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then don't miss a visit to Beale Street, and finally stop by Lansky. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Graceland and then try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Memphis trip builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Saint Louis to Memphis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Memphis. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 10th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill). On your second day here, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Nashville road trip app .

Getting from Memphis to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Beer Tastings & Tours

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then stroll through Louisville Mega Cavern. On the next day, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, then examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and finally steep yourself in history at Churchill Downs.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Louisville tour planner .

Drive from Nashville to Louisville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Nashville to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Crawfordsville.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kentucky Artisan Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Artisan Distillery ©
Kentucky Artisan Distillery

1
night
Crawfordsville

Crawfordsville ©
Crawfordsville is a city in Union Township, Montgomery County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at General Lew Wallace Study & Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Turkey Run State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Monon Trail, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at Rotary Jail Museum and Tannenbaum Cultural Center, and finally steep yourself in history at The Lane Place.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Crawfordsville planning site .

You can drive from Louisville to Crawfordsville in 3 hours. Traveling from Louisville in July, things will get a bit cooler in Crawfordsville: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Allendale.

Things to do in Crawfordsville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Turkey Run State Park, Monon Trail, Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Turkey Run State Park ©
Turkey Run State Park
Room Escape Games
General Lew Wallace Study & Museum ©
General Lew Wallace Study & Museum

2
nights
Allendale

Allendale ©
Allendale is a census-designated place (CDP) in Ottawa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Nelis' Dutch Village and then don't miss a visit to Windmill Island Gardens.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Allendale trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Crawfordsville to Allendale takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Allendale sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Allendale

Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Holland
Highlights from your plan
Nelis' Dutch Village ©
Nelis' Dutch Village
Windmill Island Gardens ©
Windmill Island Gardens

3
nights
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Mackinaw City is known for historic sites, parks, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, stroll around Colonial Michilimackinac, take an in-depth tour of Mackinaw Bridge Museum, and contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mackinaw City trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Allendale to Mackinaw City by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Allendale in July, you will find days in Mackinaw City are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Huron.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mackinac Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Michilimackinac ©
Colonial Michilimackinac
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

1
night
Port Huron

Port Huron ©
Port Huron is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Maritime Center at Vantage Point, cruise along Blue Water River Walk, and then relax in the rural setting at Hulett Farms "The Corn Man".

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Port Huron online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Mackinaw City to Port Huron takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Mackinaw City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Port Huron, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Port Huron

Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Blue Water River Walk ©
Blue Water River Walk
Hulett Farms ©
Hulett Farms "The Corn Man"

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument and then don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City online trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Port Huron to New York City with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Port Huron in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Thu).
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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