31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
1
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Lexington
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Paducah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Eminence
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Bentonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
Kansas City
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 30 min
11
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Ocoee
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
13
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
14
Memphis
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Liquid Alchemy Beverages (in Wilmington) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Pennsylvania, examine the collection at The Franklin Institute, and explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Philadelphia. June in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lexington.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Liquid Alchemy Beverages, Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

1
night
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Mary Todd Lincoln House, then try to win big at Keeneland, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at James E. Pepper Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Kentucky Horse Park, sample the tasty concoctions at West Sixth Brewing, then sample the fine beverages at Bluegrass Distillers, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co..

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lexington trip builder.

Getting from Philadelphia to Lexington by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Lexington can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Casinos
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James E. Pepper Distillery ©
James E. Pepper Distillery
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
West Sixth Brewing ©
West Sixth Brewing

2
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Louisville

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally catch the contagious excitement of Churchill Downs. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Louisville trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Lexington to Louisville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Tours Casinos
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Distillery Tours
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

2
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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): trek along Cedar Sink Trail, get to know the resident critters at Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Diamond Caverns, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then trek along Fat Man's Misery.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Mammoth Cave National Park tour builder.

You can drive from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Paducah.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, Diamond Caverns
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

2
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Paducah

Paducah ©
Paducah is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. On the 25th (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along Paducah Riverwalk, then don't miss a visit to Floodwall Murals, then explore the world behind art at The National Quilt Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at The Moonshine Company. On the next day, admire the engineering at Kentucky Dam, then do a tasting at Purple Toad Winery, then stroll around Bob Noble Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Superman Statue.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Paducah vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Paducah takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Paducah

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Superman Statue
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Purple Toad Winery ©
Purple Toad Winery
The National Quilt Museum ©
The National Quilt Museum
Paducah Riverwalk ©
Paducah Riverwalk

2
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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, then stroll around Forest Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then stroll around Tilles Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis online trip planner.

You can drive from Paducah to Saint Louis in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Eminence.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

1
night
Eminence

Eminence ©
Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. On the 29th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Rocky Falls Shut-in and then explore the striking landscape of Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site.

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You can drive from Saint Louis to Eminence in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Eminence

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rocky Falls Shut-in
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Rocky Falls Shut-in ©
Rocky Falls Shut-in

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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 30th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at College of the Ozarks, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then gain insight at Titanic Museum, and finally examine the collection at Hollywood Wax Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Branson trip builder app.

You can drive from Eminence to Branson in 3 hours. June in Branson sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Bentonville.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
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College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

2
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Bentonville

Bentonville ©
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Peel Mansion Museum & Heritage Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Native American History, then walk around Bentonville Town Square, then get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange, explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then explore the engaging exhibits at Scott Family Amazeum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bentonville trip planning website.

You can drive from Branson to Bentonville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bentonville, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kansas City.

Things to do in Bentonville

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History
Scott Family Amazeum ©
Scott Family Amazeum

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
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 4th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Kansas City Zoo, see the sky in a new way at The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium at Union Station, then contemplate the long history of Union Station, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bentonville to Kansas City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In July in Kansas City, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral
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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
On the 7th (Tue), cool off at Dollywood, find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and then take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge vacation planning tool.

Getting from Kansas City to Pigeon Forge by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Parks Museums
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The Escape Game Pigeon Forge ©
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
The Island in Pigeon Forge ©
The Island in Pigeon Forge

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Ocoee

On the 9th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee River and then explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ocoee day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Ocoee takes 2.5 hours. July in Ocoee sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Ocoee

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ocoee River
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River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Ocoee River ©
Ocoee River

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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 11th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Nashville.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville day trip planning website.

Drive from Ocoee to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Ocoee to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In July in Nashville, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Graceland, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then make a trip to Beale Street, and finally stop by Lansky. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, and then get to know the resident critters at Memphis Zoo.

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

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
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Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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