31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Elkhart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Lansing
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Detroit
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Cleveland
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Columbus
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
14
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
15
Harrisburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
16
Olean
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
17
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 6th (Wed), admire the striking features of Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, then steep yourself in history at Richards DAR House Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at The Fort of Colonial Mobile, and finally take an unorthodox tour of Magnolia Cemetery. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of History Museum of Mobile, then examine the collection at Conde-Charlotte Museum, and then tee off at Magnolia Grove Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Mobile trip builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Mobile is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Mobile is minus 16 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Mobile reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Golf
Highlights from your plan
Richards DAR House Museum ©
Richards DAR House Museum
History Museum of Mobile ©
History Museum of Mobile
Conde-Charlotte Museum ©
Conde-Charlotte Museum

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 8th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Equal Justice Initiative, contemplate the long history of National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Jackson Lake Island, pause for some photo ops at Hank Williams Statue, then get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Montgomery itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Montgomery takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Montgomery are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Jackson Lake Island
Highlights from your plan
Rosa Parks Museum ©
Rosa Parks Museum

2
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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Civil Rights District, explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, walk around Red Mountain Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Good People Brewing Company.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Birmingham day trip planning tool .

Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Red Mountain Park ©
Red Mountain Park
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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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.
On the 12th (Tue), explore the activities along Radnor Lake State Park and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nashville tour planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In May in Nashville, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. On the 14th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Riverview at Hobson Grove, join the crowd at NCM Motorsports Park, then make a trip to 1921 Standard Oil Station, and finally walk around Basil Griffin Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bowling Green trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Bowling Green in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bowling Green are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basil Griffin Park ©
Basil Griffin Park
NCM Motorsports Park ©
NCM Motorsports Park
Riverview at Hobson Grove ©
Riverview at Hobson Grove

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nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, browse the exhibits of Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, then bet on a winner at Churchill Downs, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Louisville online route maker .

You can drive from Bowling Green to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Louisville sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern

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nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 17th (Sun), stroll around Smale Riverfront Park, stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and then put a fun spin on your tour with Houdini's Room Escape. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, take an in-depth tour of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and then walk around Otto Armleder Memorial Park and Recreation Complex.

Start your trip to Cincinnati by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Louisville to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Louisville in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Cincinnati. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
Smale Riverfront Park ©
Smale Riverfront Park
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

1
night
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 19th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at White River State Park, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Indianapolis trip planning tool .

Getting from Cincinnati to Indianapolis by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Elkhart.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
White River State Park ©
White River State Park
Room Escape Games
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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Elkhart

Elkhart ©
Elkhart is a city in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States. On the 20th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Ruthmere Mansion, admire the natural beauty at Wellfield Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Linton's Enchanted Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National New York Central Railroad Museum, then examine the collection at RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Quilt Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Elkhart trip planner .

You can drive from Indianapolis to Elkhart in 3 hours. May in Elkhart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lansing.

Things to do in Elkhart

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wellfield Botanic Gardens ©
Wellfield Botanic Gardens
RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum ©
RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum
Linton's Enchanted Gardens ©
Linton's Enchanted Gardens

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nights
Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. On the 22nd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Michigan History Center, ponder the world of politics at Michigan State Capitol, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Brenke Fish Ladder, contemplate the long history of R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, and then engage your brain at Impression 5 Science Center.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lansing day trip site .

Drive from Elkhart to Lansing in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Detroit.

Things to do in Lansing

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Michigan History Center ©
Michigan History Center
Michigan State Capitol ©
Michigan State Capitol
Brenke Fish Ladder ©
Brenke Fish Ladder

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): meet the residents at Belle Isle Aquarium, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, then take an in-depth tour of Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and finally browse the exhibits of Motown Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Fisher Building, then take in nature's colorful creations at Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, and then stop by Pure Detroit.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Detroit trip planning tool .

You can drive from Lansing to Detroit in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Detroit, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory ©

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then pause for some photo ops at James A. Garfield Monument, and then get your game on at Perplexity Games Escape Room Cleveland.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cleveland tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Detroit to Cleveland in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
James A. Garfield Monument ©
James A. Garfield Monument

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Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Kelton House Museum & Garden, examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Whetstone Park / Park of Roses.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Columbus trip maker site .

You can drive from Cleveland to Columbus in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Room Escape Games
Whetstone Park / Park of Roses ©
Whetstone Park / Park of Roses

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Nationality Rooms, then stroll through Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and then get your game on at Escape the Room PA.

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Drive from Columbus to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Nationality Rooms ©
The Nationality Rooms
Escape the Room PA ©
Escape the Room PA

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Harrisburg

Harrisburg ©
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): examine the collection at Pennsylvania National Fire Museum, then don't miss a visit to Harrisburg Holocaust Monument, then contemplate the long history of John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion, and finally step off the mainland to explore City Island. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, stroll around Riverfront Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Patrick.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Harrisburg trip maker .

Getting from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. May in Harrisburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Olean.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
City Island ©
City Island
Fort Hunter Mansion and Park ©
Fort Hunter Mansion and Park
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park

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Olean

Olean ©
Olean is a city in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Four Mile Brewing, take an in-depth tour of Eldred World War II Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of St Mary of the Angels.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Olean online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Harrisburg to Olean takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Harrisburg in May; daily highs in Olean reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Buffalo.

Things to do in Olean

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eldred World War II Museum
Highlights from your plan
Eldred World War II Museum ©
Eldred World War II Museum
The Basilica of St Mary of the Angels ©
Four Mile Brewing ©
Four Mile Brewing

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take an in-depth tour of Pierce-Arrow Museum, then steep yourself in history at Richardson Olmsted Campus, and finally pause for some photo ops at McKinley Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Patriots and Heroes Park and then stroll around Delaware Park.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Buffalo visit planner.

Traveling by car from Olean to Buffalo takes 1.5 hours. In June, Buffalo is a bit warmer than Olean - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Patriots and Heroes Park
Highlights from your plan
Delaware Park ©
Delaware Park
Richardson Olmsted Campus ©
Richardson Olmsted Campus
Pierce-Arrow Museum ©
Pierce-Arrow Museum

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