46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Baton Rouge
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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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
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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
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Texas Discovery Gardens and then look for gifts at Wild Bill's Western Store.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip builder site .

Baton Rouge to Dallas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Dallas are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. 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

Cistercian Abbey, Broken Bow Ranch
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Martin Park Nature Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Oklahoma City trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Dallas to Oklahoma City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in June, Oklahoma City is little chillier at night with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gruet Winery. 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 wealth of natural beauty at Pecos National Historical Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe planner .

Traveling by flight from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe. Plan for slightly colder 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 time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Tours Outdoors

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at East Rim Drive and Hermit Trail. There's much more to do: get great views at Lipan Point, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, and stop by Lookout Studio.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Drive from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Shopping
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.
Disneyland Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Dana Strands Beach, kick back and relax at Table Rock Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Victoria Beach.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim online trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in Anaheim, with lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Dana Strands Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Dana Strands Beach ©
Dana Strands Beach
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria 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.
On the 20th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Ashford Mill Ruins, steep yourself in history at Charcoal Kilns, then take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, and finally take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Anaheim in June: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around 98°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature 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.
For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City travel route planning website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Death Valley National Park to Salt Lake City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, with highs in Salt Lake City at 89°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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): take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain, and then admire all the interesting features of Moose Wilson Road.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole road trip site .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Moose Wilson Road
Highlights from your plan
Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature
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), take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs, then contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, and finally explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, stop by Sylvia's Sweet Shoppe, then get engrossed in the history at Cooke City Montana Museum, then make a trip to Beartooth Hwy, and finally cruise along Grand Loop Road.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planning site .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder 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 enough time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature 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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get advice or help at Peter Norbeck Visitors Center, shop like a local with Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery, then get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then take in the exciting artwork at Jon Crane Gallery, and finally listen to music at Miner Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and then take in the awesome beauty at Black Hills.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Keystone road trip tool .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. In June, Keystone is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 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

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hill City, Peter Norbeck Outdoor Education Center, Black Hills
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for gifts at Master's Hand Candle Company, then examine the collection at Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting, then admire the majestic nature at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Cecilia's Cathedral. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Boys Town and then get a new perspective on nature at MANGELSEN Images of Nature Gallery.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Omaha online road trip planner .

You can fly from Keystone to Omaha in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Keystone in June, expect Omaha to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 64°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Nebraska City, Boys Town, Master's Hand Candle Company
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mill Ruins Park, trek along Gateway Trail, and then kick back and relax at Round Lake Park and Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Minneapolis trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Omaha to Minneapolis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Omaha in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Minneapolis, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gateway Trail, Round Lake Park and Beach
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore and take pictures at Stade's Farm and Market, brush up on your military savvy at Civil War Museum, then examine the collection at Kenosha Public Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Shalom Memorial Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with Studio Winery, and then see the interesting displays at Illinois Railway Museum.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago tour planner .

Fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Kenosha, Weko Park, Illinois Railway Museum, Shalom Memorial Park, 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), get a taste of the local shopping with Eastern Market. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Detroit Historical Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, and then identify plant and animal life at Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Detroit trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Detroit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Detroit is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sandusky.

Things to do in Detroit

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Cedar Point has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Cedar Point.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sandusky road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Detroit to Sandusky takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Aviation Hall of Fame, identify plant and animal life at Charleston Falls Preserve, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Yellow Springs Brewery.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dayton trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sandusky to Dayton takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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 stroll through Niagara Gorge Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park, then take a stroll through Elmwood Village, then kick back and relax at Times Beach Preserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Dayton to Niagara Falls takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. In July, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): do a tasting at Treleaven Wines, do a tasting at Boundary Breaks Winery, then do a tasting at Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake, then do a tasting at Shaw Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Barnstormer Winery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ithaca attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Ithaca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ithaca can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Ithaca

Wineries

Side Trips

Himrod, Barnstormer Winery, Boundary Breaks Winery, Treleaven Wines
Highlights from your plan
Treleaven Wines ©
Treleaven Wines
Shaw Vineyard ©
Shaw Vineyard

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 12th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Sea Girt Beach and Boardwalk, do a tasting at Valenzano Family Winery, and then wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Bellview Winery, then learn about winemaking at Plagido's Winery, then learn about winemaking at Sharrott Winery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Ithaca to Philadelphia in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ithaca in July; daily highs in Philadelphia reach 88°F and lows reach 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Wineries Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hammonton, Sea Girt Beach and Boardwalk, Valenzano Family Winery, Bellview Winery
Highlights from your plan
Valenzano Family Winery ©
Valenzano Family Winery
Sea Girt Beach and Boardwalk ©
Sea Girt Beach and Boardwalk

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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.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, then explore the galleries of National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, then browse the different shops at RIO Washingtonian Center, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Tysons Corner Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Civil War Medicine, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Downtown Frederick, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC holiday planning site .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Frederick, Tysons Corner Center, RIO Washingtonian Center, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
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), brush up on your military savvy at Military Aviation Museum, kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, then don't miss a visit to Navy Seal Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Naval Aviation Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Henry Lighthouse.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Virginia Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. July in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Beaches Parks

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.
On the 18th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at The Charleston Museum and then get a sense of history and politics at Charleston City Hall. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then view the masterpieces at Robert Lange Studios, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston journey planning app .

Fly from Virginia Beach to Charleston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Eagle Tavern Museum and then see the interesting displays at Ware-Lyndon House.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Athens vacation maker tool .

You can drive from Charleston to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston in July, Athens is slightly colder at night with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Athens

Museums

Side Trip

Eagle Tavern Museum
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 21st (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Tennessee State Museum, then do a tasting at Arrington Vineyards, and then examine the collection at The George Jones.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Athens to Nashville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car 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 all the interesting features of Anthony Chapel, and then admire the majestic nature at Lake Catherine State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old State House Museum, explore the world behind art at Arkansas Arts Center, then ponder the world of politics at Arkansas State Capitol, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

For photos and more tourist information, read our Little Rock trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Little Rock takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. On the 24th (Wed), you're off tohome.

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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