26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Miami
1
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
2
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
6
Des Moines
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 15​min
7
Omaha
— 1 day
Drive:  14​h
8
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
12
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
14
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
15
Chesterfield
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
16
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
17
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
18
Tallahassee
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
19
Miami
— 3 nights
End: Miami

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Miami

Miami
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami visit app .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Miami International Airport, Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport and Palm Beach International Airport. September in Miami sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, then look and learn at Fernbank Science Center, and then make a trip to BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, explore the engaging exhibits at Interact Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Scad Fash, then make a trip to Krog Street Tunnel, and finally take a stroll through Inman Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Atlanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in September, with highs in Atlanta at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Fernbank Science Center ©
Fernbank Science Center
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Scad Fash ©
Scad Fash

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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 30th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Sri Ganesha Temple, stop by Third Man Records, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Upper Room, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Woodlawn Cemetery, and finally stroll the grounds of Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nashville trip site .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville. Traveling from Atlanta in September, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Nashville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ganesha Temple ©
Sri Ganesha Temple
Upper Room ©
Upper Room
Mt. Olivet Cemetery ©
Mt. Olivet Cemetery

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): walk around Bicentennial Commons at Sawyer Point, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immaculata Church, then get engrossed in the history at Cincinnati Fire Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Plum Street Temple.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cincinnati trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Nashville to Cincinnati in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in October; daily highs in Cincinnati reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Immaculata Church ©
Immaculata Church
Cincinnati Fire Museum
Cincinnati Fire Museum
Plum Street Temple ©
Plum Street Temple

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Rhythm! Discovery Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint John Evangelist Catholic Church, take an in-depth tour of Indiana Historical Society, then pause for some photo ops at 9-11 Memorial, and finally get engrossed in the history at Oldfields-Lilly House and Gardens.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Indianapolis itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Indianapolis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Indianapolis are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rhythm! Discovery Center ©
Rhythm! Discovery Center
Indiana Historical Society ©
Indiana Historical Society
Saint John Evangelist Catholic Church ©

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Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): do a tasting at La Vida Loca Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Peace Tree Brewing Company - Des Moines Branch, sample the tasty concoctions at Confluence Brewing Company, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at West End Architectural Salvage, and finally don't miss a visit to The Temple for Performing Arts.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Des Moines trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Indianapolis to Des Moines in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Indianapolis to Des Moines, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Des Moines, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Omaha.

Things to do in Des Moines

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

La Vida Loca Winery
Highlights from your plan
La Vida Loca Winery ©
La Vida Loca Winery
Confluence Brewing Company ©
Confluence Brewing Company

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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Kanesville Tabernacle, examine the collection at Boys Town, contemplate the long history of Father Flanagan's Historic House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Cecilia's Cathedral, and finally learn more about the world around you at MANGELSEN Images of Nature Gallery.

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Traveling by bus from Des Moines to Omaha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Omaha can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kanesville Tabernacle, Boys Town
Highlights from your plan
Boys Town ©
Boys Town
St. Cecilia's Cathedral ©
St. Cecilia's Cathedral
Father Flanagan's Historic House ©

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll around Liberty Park, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Douglas Military Museum, then see the interesting displays at Pioneer Memorial Museum, and finally examine the collection at Church History Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): get curious at Wheeler Historic Farm, get curious at Clark Planetarium, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall, and finally stroll around Memory Grove Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City vacation planning app .

Traveling by flight from Omaha to Salt Lake City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Salt Lake City can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Douglas Military Museum ©
Fort Douglas Military Museum
Church History Museum ©
Church History Museum
Pioneer Memorial Museum ©
Pioneer Memorial Museum

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Parowan Cemetery and Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town). Step off the beaten path and head to Riverside Walk and Court of the Patriarchs. Explore Zion National Park's surroundings by going to Maynard Dixon Living History Museum (in Mount Carmel) and Pine Valley Recreation Area (in Pine Valley).

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in October: highs in Zion National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parowan Cemetery, Pine Valley Recreation Area, Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town), Maynard Dixon Living History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pine Valley Recreation Area ©
Pine Valley Recreation Area
Maynard Dixon Living History Museum ©
Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town) ©
Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): make a trip to Mexican Hat Rock Formation, then make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, then stroll around Sandstone Tours, and finally examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley travel route planner .

Drive from Zion National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mexican Hat
Highlights from your plan
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point
Mexican Hat Rock Formation ©
Mexican Hat Rock Formation

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 11th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers, take in the dramatic natural features at Tower of Babel, and then don't miss a visit to Partition Arch.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park trip planner.

Drive from Monument Valley to Arches National Park in 4 hours. In October in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Courthouse Towers ©
Courthouse Towers
Tower of Babel ©
Tower of Babel
Partition Arch ©
Partition Arch

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 12th (Sat), examine the collection at The Old Map Gallery, examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at American Museum of Western Art, then contemplate the long history of Byers-Evans House, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Colorado Governor's Mansion.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Denver travel itinerary planner .

Fly from Arches National Park to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. October in Denver sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Old Map Gallery ©
The Old Map Gallery
National Ballpark Museum ©
National Ballpark Museum

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and then steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery ©
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, examine the collection at Booth Family Hall of Athletics, then examine the collection at 1950s All-Electric House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansas City Missouri Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Parkville Nature Sanctuary and then get engrossed in the history at Shawnee Town 1929.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kansas City online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Kansas City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chesterfield.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Shawnee, Lawrence, Parkville Nature Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics ©
Shawnee Town 1929 ©
Shawnee Town 1929
Booth Family Hall of Athletics ©
Booth Family Hall of Athletics

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Chesterfield

Chesterfield ©
Chesterfield is a city in St. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Thornhill Home in Faust Park, make a trip to St. Louis Carousel at Faust Park, and then make a trip to St. Louis County Faust Park.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chesterfield trip maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kansas City to Chesterfield. In October in Chesterfield, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Chesterfield

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Thornhill Home in Faust Park ©
Thornhill Home in Faust Park
St. Louis County Faust Park ©
St. Louis County Faust Park
St. Louis Carousel at Faust Park ©
St. Louis Carousel at Faust Park

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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.
Plan trip to Memphis with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Chesterfield to Memphis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, Memphis is a bit warmer than Chesterfield - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. On the 17th (Thu), you're off toNew Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Nightlife

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 17th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Gallier House, take an in-depth tour of Le Musee de f.p.c., and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Augustine Church.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans online route planner .

You can drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tallahassee.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Church ©
St. Augustine Church
Our Lady Of Guadalupe Church ©
Our Lady Of Guadalupe Church
Gallier House ©
Gallier House

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Tallahassee

Tallahassee
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tallahassee road trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Tallahassee in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Tallahassee. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tallahassee, with highs around 34°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 18°C. You will leave for Miami on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Miami

Miami ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Deering Estate and Gesu Catholic Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU and Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA). Spend the 22nd (Tue) on the water with a fishing tour. Enjoy Miami some more: see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Lik Miami, take an in-depth tour of HistoryMiami, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallahassee to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Tallahassee in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Miami, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA)
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Deering Estate ©
Deering Estate

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