59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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59 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bangor
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Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Haverhill
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Salem
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
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Boston
— 1 night
train:  45​min
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Providence
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
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Nantucket
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Windsor Locks
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Madison
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
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Burlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
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Elizabethtown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Syracuse
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
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Rochester
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
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Buffalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Erie
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
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Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Detroit
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Flint
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Alpena
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
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Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Cross Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Dayton
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Columbus
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Little Egg Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: New York City

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Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Wilson Museum, contemplate the long history of Fort Knox State Historic Site, and then identify plant and animal life at Orono Bog Boardwalk. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: grab your bike and head to Passy Rail Trail, explore the galleries of Penobscot Marine Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Paul Bunyan Statue, and finally take in the exciting artwork at the rock & art shop.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bangor online trip maker .

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airports are Bangor International Airport, Portland International Jetport Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory, Wilson Museum, Penobscot Marine Museum, Passy Rail Trail, Orono Bog Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Penobscot Marine Museum
Penobscot Marine Museum
Orono Bog Boardwalk ©
Orono Bog Boardwalk

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Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Sonny's Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of State Capitol, and then learn more about the world around you at Maine State Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Augusta trip builder app .

Drive from Bangor to Augusta in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Augusta can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Haverhill.

Things to do in Augusta

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Maine State Museum ©
Maine State Museum
Sonny's Museum ©
Sonny's Museum

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Haverhill

Haverhill ©
Haverhill is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mill Pond Recreation Area.

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You can drive from Augusta to Haverhill in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Haverhill are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Salem.

Things to do in Haverhill

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Mill Pond Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Mill Pond Recreation Area ©
Mill Pond Recreation Area
John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace ©

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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Wicked Good Books and then admire the masterpieces at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salem sightseeing tool .

Traveling by car from Haverhill to Salem takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery ©
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, explore the world behind art at Museum of Bad Art, then visit a coastal fixture at Scituate Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nantasket Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Hancock-Clarke House, steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern, then take in the views from North Bridge, then stroll the grounds of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Lexington Green.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Boston trip planner.

Getting from Salem to Boston by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Lexington, Museum of Bad Art, Nantasket Beach, Scituate Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery ©
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Buckman Tavern ©
Buckman Tavern

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Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Lippitt House Museum, steep yourself in history at First Baptist Church in America, then admire the striking features of State House, then admire the landmark architecture of Providence Athenaeum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Benefit Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): gain insight at Brown University, then explore the world behind art at RISD Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony of Padua Church, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Ned's Point Lighthouse.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Providence using our trip planner.

Take a train from Boston to Providence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Providence

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ned's Point Lighthouse, St. Anthony of Padua Church
Highlights from your plan
RISD Museum ©
RISD Museum
Benefit Street ©
Benefit Street
Ned's Point Lighthouse ©
Ned's Point Lighthouse

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Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kids will enjoy Jetties Beach and Loines Observatory. Let the collections at Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum and Maria Mitchell Association capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Sankaty Head Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of Greater Light, enjoy the sand and surf at Nobadeer, and examine the collection at Whaling Museum.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nantucket journey builder website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Providence to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Providence in July: highs in Nantucket hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Windsor Locks.

Things to do in Nantucket

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

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Windsor Locks

Windsor Locks ©
Windsor Locks is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. On the 13th (Sat), see the interesting displays at New England Air Museum, then steep yourself in history at Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, then contemplate the long history of Webb Deane Stevens Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Wethersfield.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Windsor Locks trip maker tool .

You can drive from Nantucket to Windsor Locks in 5 hours. Traveling from Nantucket in July, you will find days in Windsor Locks are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Madison.

Things to do in Windsor Locks

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wethersfield, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Highlights from your plan
New England Air Museum ©
New England Air Museum
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center ©
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Webb Deane Stevens Museum ©
Webb Deane Stevens Museum

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Madison

Madison ©
Madison is a town in the southeastern corner of New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, occupying a central location on Connecticut's Long Island Sound shoreline. On the 14th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Hammonasset Beach State Park, admire the masterpieces at Florence Griswold Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Fort Trumbull State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Southford Falls State Park, take an in-depth tour of USS Nautilus, and then visit a coastal fixture at Old Lighthouse Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Madison tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Windsor Locks to Madison by car takes about an hour. When traveling from Windsor Locks in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Madison: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Madison

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

The Stonington Lighthouse Museum, Fort Trumbull State Park, Southford Falls State Park, Florence Griswold Museum, USS Nautilus
Highlights from your plan
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum
The Stonington Lighthouse Museum ©
The Stonington Lighthouse Museum

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Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. On the 17th (Wed), examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, browse the exhibits of Rokeby, then admire the sheer force of Alice Falls, then steep yourself in history at Ethan Allen Homestead, and finally contemplate the long history of Auer Family Boathouse. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Mt. Philo State Park, then learn about winemaking at Shelburne Vineyard, and then hike along Burlington Bike Path.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Burlington trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Madison to Burlington in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July in Burlington, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Elizabethtown.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shelburne, Alice Falls, Mt. Philo State Park, Rokeby
Highlights from your plan
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Rokeby ©
Rokeby

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Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown ©
Elizabethtown is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Adirondack History Centre Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Elizabethtown trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Burlington to Elizabethtown takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Elizabethtown

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crown Point State Historic Site, D.A.R. State Park, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, King's Garden
Highlights from your plan
King's Garden ©
King's Garden
Crown Point State Historic Site ©
Crown Point State Historic Site
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum ©
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Get some cultural insight at Erie Canal Museum and Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry. Popular historic sites such as Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site and Clinton Square are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to It's A Wonderful Life Museum (in Seneca Falls), Willard Chapel (in Auburn) and Oneida Community Mansion House (in Oneida). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Beaver Lake Nature Center, appreciate the history behind Jerry Rescue Monument, examine the collection at Onondaga Historical Association, and steep yourself in history at Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron.

Discover how to plan a Syracuse trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Elizabethtown to Syracuse takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Seneca Falls, Beaver Lake Nature Center, Willard Chapel, Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron, Oneida Community Mansion House
Highlights from your plan
Erie Canal Museum ©
Erie Canal Museum
Beaver Lake Nature Center ©
Beaver Lake Nature Center
Oneida Community Mansion House ©
Oneida Community Mansion House

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Edgerton Model Railroad Room, take an in-depth tour of National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Rochester Museum & Science Center, and finally see the sky in a new way at Strasenburgh Planetarium. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Ganondagan State Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Lazy Acre Alpacas, then grab your bike and head to Erie Canal Trail, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Padre Pio Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rochester trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Syracuse to Rochester by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Rochester, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Buffalo.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Ganondagan State Historic Site, Lazy Acre Alpacas
Highlights from your plan
Rochester Museum & Science Center ©
Rochester Museum & Science Center
Mount Hope Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Cemetery

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Our Lady of Victory Basilica and St Joseph's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park and Pierce-Arrow Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Buffalo: Niagara Falls (St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish & Niagara Falls Observation Tower) and Niagara Power Project Visitors Center (in Lewiston). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park, wander the streets of North Buffalo, examine the collection at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, and get curious at Buffalo Museum of Science.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Buffalo online holiday builder .

Take a train from Rochester to Buffalo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Buffalo, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Erie.

Things to do in Buffalo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Highlights from your plan

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Erie

Erie ©
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral, get great views at Erie Harbor North Pier Light, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier, then visit a coastal fixture at Erie Land Lighthouse, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Church. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Glass Growers Gallery, examine the collection at Experience Childrens Museum, then walk around Tom Ridge Environmental Center, then enjoy the sea views from Presque Isle Lighthouse, and finally pause for some photo ops at Perry Monument.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Erie online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Buffalo to Erie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Erie are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can take a train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Erie

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral ©
St. Peter's Cathedral
Experience Childrens Museum ©
Experience Childrens Museum
Erie Harbor North Pier Light ©
Erie Harbor North Pier Light

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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.
Get some historical perspective at James A. Garfield National Historic Site and Wade Memorial Chapel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Brandywine Falls and USS Cod Submarine Memorial. Change things up with a short trip to Chagrin Waterfalls in Chagrin Falls (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, learn more about the world around you at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at James A. Garfield Monument, and see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cleveland route planner.

Getting from Erie to Cleveland by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In July in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Detroit.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Brandywine Falls, Chagrin Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
USS Cod Submarine Memorial ©
USS Cod Submarine Memorial
Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery

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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.
Get outdoors at Paint Creek Trail and Great Blue Heron Rookery. Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum and Greenfield Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, get engrossed in the history at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St. Mary's Church, and admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Detroit trip planning app .

Drive from Cleveland to Detroit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Flint.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dearborn, Paint Creek Trail, Holocaust Memorial Center, Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum, Great Blue Heron Rookery
Highlights from your plan
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum ©

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Flint

Flint ©
Flint is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County, Michigan. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Whaley House Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saginaw St, examine the collection at Buick Automotive Gallery, then look and learn at Longway Planetarium, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Zak And Macs Chocolate Haus. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at Flint Children's Museum, then engage your brain at Sloan Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Great Lakes National Cemetery, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Flint visit planner.

Traveling by car from Detroit to Flint takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Flint are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alpena.

Things to do in Flint

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Frankenmuth, Sloan Museum, Great Lakes National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Whaley House Museum ©
Whaley House Museum
Sloan Museum ©
Sloan Museum
Longway Planetarium ©
Longway Planetarium

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Alpena

Alpena ©
Alpena is a city in the U.S. Get some cultural insight at Tawas Point Lighthouse and Brush Creek Mill. Get outdoors at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Mason Tract Pathway. Get out of town with these interesting Alpena side-trips: Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum (in Rogers City), Old Presque Isle Lighthouse (in Presque Isle) and Wurtsmith Air Museum (in Oscoda). It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Thunder Bay Winery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Alpena trip maker website .

Getting from Flint to Alpena by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Flint in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Alpena, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Munising.

Things to do in Alpena

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Tawas Point Lighthouse, Old Presque Isle Lighthouse, Wurtsmith Air Museum, Mason Tract Pathway, Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum
Highlights from your plan
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary ©
Tawas Point Lighthouse ©
Tawas Point Lighthouse
Old Presque Isle Lighthouse ©
Old Presque Isle Lighthouse

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Hiawatha National Forest has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Hiawatha National Forest, admire the sheer force of Chapel Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chapel Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Chapel Rock and Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, explore and take pictures at Autrain Falls, then admire the sheer force of Au Train Falls, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Munising visit planner.

You can drive from Alpena to Munising in 4 hours. When traveling from Alpena in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Munising: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 16°C at night. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Autrain Falls, Chapel Falls, Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Hiawatha National Forest ©
Hiawatha National Forest
Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach

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Cross Village

Cross Village
Cross Village is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Emmet County, Michigan, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Three Pines Studio. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Good Hart General Store.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cross Village trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Munising to Cross Village by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Cross Village can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Dayton.

Things to do in Cross Village

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Wilderness State Park, Good Hart General Store
Highlights from your plan
Wilderness State Park
Wilderness State Park
Three Pines Studio ©
Three Pines Studio
Good Hart General Store ©
Good Hart General Store

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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 16th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Helen Nature Preserve, then head outdoors with Dayton Dragons Baseball, and then stroll around RiverScape MetroPark. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, then head outdoors with Smith Park, then sample the tasty concoctions at Warped Wing Brewery, and finally see the interesting displays at The Funk Music Hall of Fame & Exhibition Center.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dayton trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Cross Village to Dayton takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cross Village in August since evenings lows in Dayton dip to 20°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Dayton

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Smith Park, Glen Helen Nature Preserve, Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Highlights from your plan
Glen Helen Nature Preserve ©
Glen Helen Nature Preserve
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©

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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 18th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Ohio History Center and then see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum. Keep things going the next day: trek along Olentangy Trail, admire the sheer force of Hayden Falls Park, then stroll the grounds of Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, and finally wander the streets of Arena District.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Columbus trip planning site .

You can drive from Dayton to Columbus in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
German Village ©
German Village
Ohio History Center ©
Ohio History Center

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal and Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Heinz Memorial Chapel and Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex. Go for a jaunt from Pittsburgh to Avella to see Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Fort Pitt Museum, stroll the grounds of Allegheny Cemetery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, and admire all the interesting features of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pittsburgh travel route builder website .

Traveling by car from Columbus to Pittsburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Moundsville, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village
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Heinz Memorial Chapel ©
Heinz Memorial Chapel
Fort Pitt Museum ©
Fort Pitt Museum

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fireman's Hall, then get a taste of the local shopping with Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the striking features of Carpenters' Hall, stroll the grounds of Christ Church, take an in-depth tour of Franklin Print Shop, then examine the collection at Benjamin Franklin Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Washington Square Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Pittsburgh in August, Philadelphia is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Little Egg Harbor.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Independence Mall ©
Independence Mall
Masonic Temple ©
Masonic Temple

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Little Egg Harbor

Little Egg Harbor ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Cloverdale Farm County Park, then get to know the resident critters at Popcorn Park Zoo, and then enjoy the sea views from Tuckerton Seaport.

Make your Little Egg Harbor itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Philadelphia to Little Egg Harbor in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Little Egg Harbor, with lows of 20°C. You will leave for home on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Little Egg Harbor

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cloverdale Farm County Park, Popcorn Park Zoo, Tuckerton Seaport, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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Popcorn Park Zoo ©
Popcorn Park Zoo
Tuckerton Seaport ©
Tuckerton Seaport

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