23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Tallahassee
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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Carbondale
— 4 nights
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Granite City
— 1 night
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Urbana
— 1 night
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Rockford
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Loudonville
— 2 nights
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Knoxville
— 3 nights
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Tallahassee

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Tallahassee itinerary maker website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Tallahassee. In August in Tallahassee, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 74°F at night. You will leave for Montgomery on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Montgomery

— 2 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. On the 1st (Sun), contemplate the long history of National Memorial for Peace and Justice and then get engrossed in the history at Legacy Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Civil Rights Memorial Center, then steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, then take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Hank Williams Statue.

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You can drive from Tallahassee to Montgomery in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallahassee to Montgomery is minus 1 hour. August in Montgomery sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Nashville.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites

Nashville

— 1 night

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 (Tue): contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then sample the fine beverages at Smith Creek Moonshine.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nashville travel planner.

Fly from Montgomery to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Carbondale.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Carbondale

— 4 nights
Carbondale is a city in Jackson County, Illinois, United States, within the Southern Illinois region informally known as "Little Egypt." The city developed from 1853 because of the stimulation of railroad construction into the area. Mound City National Cemetery and Paducah Riverwalk will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Carbondale: Metropolis (Super Museum, Superman Statue, &more) and Paducah (Kentucky Dam, Floodwall Murals, &more). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour, pause for some photo ops at Bald Knob Cross of Peace, learn about winemaking at StarView Vineyards, and stroll around Boo Rochman Memorial Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Carbondale trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to Carbondale by car takes about 3.5 hours. August in Carbondale sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Granite City.

Things to do in Carbondale

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Casinos

Side Trips

Granite City

— 1 night
Granite City is a city in Madison County, Illinois, United States, within the Greater St. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to World's Largest Catsup Bottle, then steep yourself in history at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, then explore the galleries of Lewis & Clark State Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Haskell Playhouse.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Granite City holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Carbondale to Granite City takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Granite City can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Urbana.

Things to do in Granite City

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Urbana

— 1 night
Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, then enjoy some diversion at Meadowbrook Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Idea Garden.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Urbana attractions planner.

Drive from Granite City to Urbana in 3 hours. August in Urbana sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rockford.

Things to do in Urbana

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Rockford

— 2 nights
Rockford is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Illinois, the 171st most populous city in the United States, the largest city in Illinois outside of the Chicago metropolitan area, and the city of the 148th most populous metropolitan area in the United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Center Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Anderson Japanese Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Historical Auto Attractions, then steep yourself in history at Milton House Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Rotary Botanical Gardens.

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Traveling by car from Urbana to Rockford takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rockford can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Rockford

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fourth Presbyterian Church and Pleasant Home. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take a memorable tour with Tours, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and stroll around Millennium Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Rockford to Chicago takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Loudonville.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Loudonville

— 2 nights
Loudonville is a village in Ashland and Holmes counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Cleo Redd Fisher Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Mohican State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): look for gifts at Heini's Cheese Chalet, relax in the rural setting at Hershberger's Farm & Bakery, and then wander the streets of Amish Country.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Loudonville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Loudonville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Chicago to Loudonville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Loudonville, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Loudonville

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Knoxville

— 3 nights

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): make a trip to Market Square, contemplate the long history of Walker Sisters' Cabin, and then steep yourself in history at Little Greenbrier School. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Forge Distillery, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and finally sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Knoxville travel app.

You can drive from Loudonville to Knoxville in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Loudonville in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Knoxville: highs are around 87°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to fly to Atlanta.

Things to do in Knoxville

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola and then contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Atlanta travel planner.

Traveling by car from Knoxville to Atlanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 71°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Champaign-Urbana travel guide

4.6
Entertainment Centers · Room Escape Games · Theaters