46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Baton Rouge
Drive:  7 h 30 min
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Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
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Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
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Omaha
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
14
Detroit
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Sandusky
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
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Dayton
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
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Ithaca
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
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Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
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Athens
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
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Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
25
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h
End: Baton Rouge

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 9th (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at Texas Discovery Gardens and then look for gifts at Wild Bill's Western Store.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dallas trip itinerary planning site.

Baton Rouge to Dallas is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. June in Dallas sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Broken Bow Ranch, Cistercian Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Texas Discovery Gardens ©
Texas Discovery Gardens
Wild Bill's Western Store ©
Wild Bill's Western Store
Cistercian Abbey ©
Cistercian Abbey

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 10th (Mon), walk around Martin Park Nature Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oklahoma City travel app.

Drive from Dallas to Oklahoma City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dallas in June since evenings lows in Oklahoma City dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

The Rink Antique Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Martin Park Nature Center ©
Martin Park Nature Center
American Banjo Museum ©
American Banjo Museum
The Rink Antique Gallery ©
The Rink Antique Gallery

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
You've now added Gruet Winery to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): do a tasting at Gruet Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park, view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe trip planning app.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Oklahoma City in June since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Pecos National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Do your shopping at Hopi House and Lookout Studio. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning app.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Santa Fe in June, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You've now added Disneyland Park to your itinerary. On the 18th (Tue), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Dana Strands Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Table Rock Beach, and then kick back and relax at Victoria Beach.

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Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Anaheim, with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Dana Strands Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Table Rock Beach ©
Table Rock Beach
Dana Strands Beach ©
Dana Strands Beach

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins, contemplate the long history of Charcoal Kilns, take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, thengo deep underground at Eureka Mine, and finally take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Anaheim to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Anaheim in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 98°F by day to 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Charcoal Kilns ©
Charcoal Kilns
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

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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.
Plan my trip to Salt Lake City with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Death Valley National Park to Salt Lake City in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, things will get little chillier in Salt Lake City: highs are around 89°F and lows about 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Golden Spike National Historic Site

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain, and then cruise along Moose Wilson Road.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole road trip planning tool.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, you will find days in Jackson Hole are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are much colder (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Moose Wilson Road
Highlights from your plan
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature
Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain
Moose Wilson Road ©
Moose Wilson Road

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 24th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Dragon's Mouth Springs, thenget impressive views of Mud Volcano, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, thenlook for gifts at Sylvia's Sweet Shoppe, thentake an in-depth tour of Cooke City Montana Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip app.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cooke City
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the 27th (Thu), get answers to all your questions at Peter Norbeck Outdoor Education Center, view the masterpieces at Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery, learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Jon Crane Gallery & Custom Framing, and finally attend a concert at Miner Brewing Company. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial and then take in the awesome beauty at Black Hills.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Keystone trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Keystone reach 73°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hill City, Black Hills, Peter Norbeck Outdoor Education Center
Highlights from your plan
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Black Hills ©
Black Hills
Miner Brewing Company ©
Miner 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stop by Master's Hand, examine the collection at Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting, thenadmire the majestic nature at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Cecilia's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Boys Town and then get a new perspective on nature at Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Omaha trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Omaha takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Keystone to Omaha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Keystone in June; daily highs in Omaha reach 85°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Nebraska City, Boys Town, Master's Hand
Highlights from your plan
Boys Town ©
Boys Town
St. Cecilia's Cathedral ©
St. Cecilia's Cathedral
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park ©
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 1st (Mon), grab your bike and head to Mill Ruins Park, thenstroll through Gateway Trail, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Round Lake Park and Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis day trip planner.

Fly from Omaha to Minneapolis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Omaha, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Minneapolis, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gateway Trail, Round Lake Park and Beach
Highlights from your plan
Round Lake Park and Beach ©
Round Lake Park and Beach
Mill Ruins Park ©
Mill Ruins Park

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): experience rural life at Stade's Farm and Market, brush up on your military savvy at Civil War Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Kenosha Public Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Shalom Memorial Park, thendo a tasting at Studio Winery, and then see the interesting displays at Illinois Railway Museum.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chicago online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Chicago, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenosha, Shalom Memorial Park, Stade's Farm and Market, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Studio Winery
Highlights from your plan
Civil War Museum ©
Civil War Museum
Illinois Railway Museum ©
Illinois Railway Museum

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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.
On the 4th (Thu), shop like a local with Eastern Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Detroit Historical Museum, thencontemplate the long history of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, and then admire the natural beauty at Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Detroit online travel planner.

Fly from Chicago to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Detroit, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Detroit

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ann Arbor, Holly, Sloan Museum, Whaley House Museum, River Raisin National Battlefield Park
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Historical Museum ©
Detroit Historical Museum
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant ©
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Sloan Museum ©
Sloan Museum

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
You've now added Cedar Point to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): cool off at Cedar Point.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sandusky tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Detroit to Sandusky in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sandusky are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dayton.

Things to do in Sandusky

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point

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Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 8th (Mon), see the interesting displays at National Aviation Hall of Fame, thenidentify plant and animal life at Charleston Falls Preserve, and then have a few drinks at Yellow Springs Brewery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dayton tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Sandusky to Dayton in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Dayton

Parks Wildlife Nightlife

Side Trips

Charleston Falls Preserve, Yellow Springs Brewery
Highlights from your plan
National Aviation Hall of Fame ©
National Aviation Hall of Fame
Charleston Falls Preserve ©
Charleston Falls Preserve
Yellow Springs Brewery ©
Yellow Springs Brewery

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 9th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center and then hike along Niagara Gorge Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park, wander the streets of Elmwood Village, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Times Beach Preserve, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area.

Plan my trip to Niagara Falls with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Dayton to Niagara Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Buffalo, Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park
Elmwood Village ©
Elmwood Village

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. On the 11th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Treleaven Wines, do a tasting at Boundary Breaks Winery, learn about winemaking at Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake, thendo a tasting at Shaw Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Barnstormer Winery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ithaca travel website.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Ithaca in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In July in Ithaca, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Ithaca

Wineries

Side Trips

Himrod, Treleaven Wines, Boundary Breaks Winery, Barnstormer Winery
Highlights from your plan
Treleaven Wines ©
Treleaven Wines
Shaw Vineyard ©
Shaw Vineyard
Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake ©
Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Sea Girt Beach and Boardwalk, thenlearn about winemaking at Valenzano Family Winery, and then take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Bellview Winery, learn about winemaking at Plagido's Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Sharrott Winery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Ithaca to Philadelphia in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ithaca in July, expect Philadelphia to be somewhat warmer, temps between 88°F and 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hammonton, Sea Girt Beach and Boardwalk, Bellview Winery, Valenzano Family Winery
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul ©
Valenzano Family Winery ©
Valenzano Family Winery
Rittenhouse Square ©
Rittenhouse Square

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at RIO Washingtonian Center, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Tysons Corner Center. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, thengo for a walk through Historic Downtown Frederick, and then explore the striking landscape of Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC travel website.

Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Frederick, Tysons Corner Center, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, RIO Washingtonian Center
Highlights from your plan

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 16th (Tue), learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, stroll through Sandbridge Beach, thenappreciate the history behind Navy Seal Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Naval Aviation Monument. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art, shop like a local with Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Henry Lighthouse.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Virginia Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, Chrysler Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at The Charleston Museum and then ponder the world of politics at Charleston City Hall. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, take in the exciting artwork at Robert Lange Studios, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Charleston holiday builder tool.

Fly from Virginia Beach to Charleston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram, train, and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Athens

Athens ©
Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Eagle Tavern Museum and then examine the collection at Ware-Lyndon House.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens journey site.

You can drive from Charleston to Athens in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Athens, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Athens

Museums

Side Trip

Eagle Tavern Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ware-Lyndon House ©
Ware-Lyndon House
Eagle Tavern Museum ©
Eagle Tavern Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Tennessee State Museum, thendo a tasting at Arrington Vineyards, and then see the interesting displays at The George Jones.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nashville online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Athens to Nashville by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee State Museum ©
Tennessee State Museum
The George Jones ©
The George Jones
Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, admire the landmark architecture of Anthony Chapel, and then admire the majestic nature at Lake Catherine State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Old State House Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Arkansas Arts Center, thenget a sense of history and politics at Arkansas State Capitol, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Little Rock trip planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Little Rock in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. July in Little Rock sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 72°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Old State House Museum ©
Old State House Museum
Arkansas Arts Center ©
Arkansas Arts Center

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