21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dayton
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Heavener
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Rolla
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
5
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Miamisburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Dayton

4
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.
Step out of Nashville with an excursion to Lotz House Museum in Franklin--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, and don't miss a visit to The Parthenon.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nashville itinerary builder.

Dayton to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dayton to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dayton, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nashville, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

4
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.
Memphis is known for sightseeing, historic sites, museums, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio., admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art, and pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Memphis itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Heavener.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Heavener

Heavener
Heavener is a city in Le Flore County, Oklahoma, United States. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Heavener holiday planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Heavener in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. May in Heavener sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. You'll set off for Rolla on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Heavener

Outdoors Parks Trails

4
nights
Rolla

Rolla ©
Rolla is a city in and the county seat of Phelps County, Missouri, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Rolla: Osage Beach (Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf & Ozark Distillery), Elephant Rocks State Park (in Belleview) and Ha Ha Tonka State Park (in Camdenton). And it doesn't end there: browse the collection at National Churchill Museum, take in the natural beauty of Maramec Spring Park, and ponder the world of politics at Missouri State Capitol.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read our Rolla online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Heavener to Rolla in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Heavener in May, things will get slightly colder in Rolla: highs are around 75°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Rolla

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Osage Beach, Jefferson City, The National Churchill Museum, Elephant Rocks State Park, Maramec Spring Park
Highlights from your plan
Ozark Distillery and Brewery ©
Ozark Distillery and Brewery
Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park
The National Churchill Museum
The National Churchill Museum

3
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a city in and the county seat of Scioto County, Ohio, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portsmouth: Logan (Rockhouse & Hocking Hills State Park), Rockbridge (Zipline & Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve) and Tu-Endie-Wei State Park (in Point Pleasant).

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth sightseeing planner.

Getting from Rolla to Portsmouth by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Rolla to Portsmouth is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Miamisburg.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, Rockhouse, Hocking Hills State Park
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Rockhouse ©
Rockhouse

4
nights
Miamisburg

Miamisburg ©
Miamisburg is a city in Montgomery County, Ohio, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Miamisburg: Jungle Jim's International Market (in Fairfield), Miami Valley Gaming (in Lebanon) and Miami University (in Oxford). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cincinnati Nature Center, meet the residents at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, find something for the whole family at Kings Island, and admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Miamisburg online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Miamisburg takes 2.5 hours. May in Miamisburg sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miamisburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Miami University College Campus, Jungle Jim's International Market, Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House, EnterTRAINment Junction, Kings Island
Highlights from your plan
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Kings Island ©
Kings Island

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