23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Chapel Hill
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Kansas City
— 2 nights
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Cheyenne
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
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Ann Arbor
— 2 nights
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Lewisburg
— 1 night
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Chapel Hill
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Chapel Hill

— 1 night
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): trek along Occoneechee Orange Speedway, then get to know the fascinating history of Eno Gallery, then play a few rounds at UNC Finley Golf Course, and finally take in the exciting artwork at FRANK Gallery.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Chapel Hill online tour planner.

New York City to Chapel Hill is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Chapel Hill sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Nashville.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Outdoors · Golf · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nashville

— 3 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Frist Art Museum and Cannonsburgh Village. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stones River National Battlefield and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin), President James K. Polk Home & Museum (in Columbia) and Rippavilla Plantation (in Spring Hill). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Stones River National Cemetery, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and take in the history at Lotz House Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nashville road trip app.

You can fly from Chapel Hill to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Chapel Hill to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kansas City

— 2 nights

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then see the interesting displays at TWA Museum, and then examine the collection at The College Basketball Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum, then contemplate the long history of Jesse James Bank Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Jail Historic Site.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City day trip app.

You can fly from Nashville to Kansas City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cheyenne

— 1 day
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stop by The Wrangler, then examine the collection at Cowgirls of the West Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lakeview Cemetery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cheyenne trip maker site.

You can fly from Kansas City to Cheyenne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Cheyenne, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kansas City in July: high temperatures in Cheyenne hover around 84°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Grand Loop Road, contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Aurum Geyser.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Cheyenne to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Cheyenne - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Badlands National Park

— 2 nights
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Step out of the city life by going to Yellow Mounds Overlook and Saddle Pass Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hurley Butte Horseback Riding and Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Loop Road, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burns Basin Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Bigfoot Pass Overlook, and don't miss a visit to Pinnacles Overlook.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Badlands National Park day trip planning app.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Badlands National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Badlands National Park are somewhat warmer (91°F), and nights are warmer (60°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Minneapolis

— 1 night

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 3rd (Tue), walk around Mill Ruins Park, trek along Midtown Greenway, then get to know the fascinating history of Lakewood Cemetery, and finally cruise along Grand Rounds Scenic Byway.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip builder website.

Fly from Badlands National Park to Minneapolis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Badlands National Park to Minneapolis. Traveling from Badlands National Park in August, you will find days in Minneapolis are slightly colder (81°F), and nights are a bit warmer (64°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ann Arbor.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

Ann Arbor

— 2 nights
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. Popular historic sites such as St. Lorenz Lutheran Church and Great Lakes National Cemetery are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Matthaei Botanical Gardens and University of Michigan Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Ann Arbor side-trips: Island Lake State Recreation Area (in Brighton) and Frankenmuth (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Frankenmuth Lager Mill). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Main Street, take a stroll through Kerrytown, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Nickels Arcade.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ann Arbor trip planner.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, Ann Arbor is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lewisburg.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lewisburg

— 1 night
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 3,830 at the 2010 census. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg, then learn about winemaking at Watts Roost Vineyard, then identify plant and animal life at The Greenbrier, and finally identify plant and animal life at Blue Bend Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lewisburg trip planner.

Drive from Ann Arbor to Lewisburg in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Lewisburg can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chapel Hill.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chapel Hill

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Occoneechee Orange Speedway, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Town Cemetery, deepen your understanding at University of North Carolina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Chapel of the Cross, and finally take in the exciting artwork at FRANK Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chapel Hill trip builder website.

Drive from Lewisburg to Chapel Hill in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Lewisburg in August, expect Chapel Hill to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.