7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kristiansand, Norway
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Atlantic City
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Philadelphia
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Columbus
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Jefferson City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Des Moines
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Chicago
— Few hours
Fly:  21​h
End: Kristiansand, Norway

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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): view the masterpieces at Donna Elias' Bayside Gallery & Coastal Gifts and then identify plant and animal life at Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Atlantic City trip tool .

Kristiansand, Norway to Atlantic City is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kristiansand to Atlantic City. When traveling from Kristiansand in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Atlantic City, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve
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few
hours
Philadelphia

Philadelphia
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Atlantic City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You'll set off for Columbus on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Nightlife Fun & Games

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Homestead Metro Park and then hike along Blendon Woods Park.

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Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Columbus takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in November; daily highs in Columbus reach 13°C and lows reach 1°C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Homestead Metro Park, Blendon Woods Park
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Homestead Metro Park ©
Homestead Metro Park

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Indianapolis day trip website .

Getting from Columbus to Indianapolis by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Holliday Park ©
Holliday Park
Room Escape Games

1
night
Jefferson City

Jefferson City
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Missouri State Capitol and then grab your bike and head to Grindstone Nature Area.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jefferson City tour builder site .

Getting from Indianapolis to Jefferson City by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Jefferson City due to the time zone difference. November in Jefferson City sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grindstone Nature Area
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Missouri State Capitol
Missouri State Capitol
Grindstone Nature Area ©
Grindstone Nature Area

1
night
Des Moines

Des Moines
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): hike along Brown's Woods and then explore the landscape on two wheels at High Trestle Trail.

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Drive from Jefferson City to Des Moines in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Jefferson City in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Des Moines: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

High Trestle Trail

few
hours
Chicago

Chicago
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Des Moines to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Chicago are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Chicago

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

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