31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Dayton
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Cincinnati
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Louisville
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Bloomington
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Indianapolis
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Oak Park
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Madison
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Dayton — 2 nights

Gem City

Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F. Kettering, inventor of the automobile self starter.
On the 2nd (Thu), stroll the grounds of Dayton National Cemetery, get curious at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, and finally explore the world behind art at Dayton Art Institute. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park and then visit Oregon District.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dayton travel planner.

Moundsville to Dayton is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in March, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cincinnati.
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Cincinnati — 5 nights

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
Get out of town with these interesting Cincinnati side-trips: Ark Encounter (in Williamstown) and Boone County Distilling Co. (in Independence). And it doesn't end there: try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino, get to know the resident critters at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Newport Aquarium, and get a new perspective on nature at Creation Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cincinnati road trip website.

You can drive from Dayton to Cincinnati in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.
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Louisville — 6 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Venture out of the city with trips to Limestone Branch Distillery (in Lebanon), Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort) and Woodford Reserve Distillery (in Versailles). There's much more to do: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Maker's Mark, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Louisville journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Louisville, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bloomington.
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Bloomington — 4 nights

Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. state of Indiana. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bloomington: Nashville (Brown County State Park, Bear Wallow Distillery, &more), French Lick (French Lick West Baden Museum & French Lick Casino) and French Lick Winery (in West Baden Springs). The adventure continues: deepen your understanding at Indiana University, indulge in some personalized pampering at Tranquil Vibe Day Spa, shop like a local with By Hand Gallery, and engage your brain at WonderLab.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bloomington trip planner.

Getting from Louisville to Bloomington by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Indianapolis.
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Indianapolis — 4 nights

Circle City

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Indianapolis: Westfield (Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co. & Collective Beauty Salon & Spa), Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino (in Anderson) and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino (in Shelbyville). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, make a trip to USS Indianapolis Memorial, and learn insider's secrets on Indy JoyRides.

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

Drive from Bloomington to Indianapolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Oak Park.
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Oak Park — 6 nights

Oak Park is a village adjacent to the West Side of the city of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oak Park: Morton Arboretum (in Lisle), Arlington International Racecourse (in Arlington Heights) and Skeleton Key Brewery (in Woodridge). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, sample the tasty concoctions at Church Street Brewing Company, steep yourself in history at Pleasant Home, and admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Oak Park route builder site.

Drive from Indianapolis to Oak Park in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Oak Park. In March, daytime highs in Oak Park are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Madison.
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Madison — 3 nights

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madison: Wisconsin Dells (Zipline & Room Escape Games), Galena (Spas, Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., &more) and Devil's Lake State Park (in Baraboo). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Overture Center for the Arts, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo, and gain some tasty knowledge on Hop Head Tours.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Madison route builder site.

Traveling by car from Oak Park to Madison takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Oak Park in March, Madison is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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