7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Norfolk
Drive:  15 min
1
Chesapeake
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Staunton
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
End: Norfolk

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day
Chesapeake

Chesapeake ©
Chesapeake is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach.

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Norfolk to Chesapeake is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Staunton.

Things to do in Chesapeake

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Virginia Beach
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Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

1
night
Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Camera Heritage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Church, then browse the exhibits of Frontier Culture Museum, and finally ride a horse along Star B Stables.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Staunton itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Chesapeake to Staunton in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Chesapeake in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Staunton, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Staunton

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Frontier Culture Museum ©
Frontier Culture Museum
Trinity Episcopal Church ©
Trinity Episcopal Church
Star B Stables ©
Star B Stables

1
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Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Spring Hill Cemetery, then ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol, then take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wallace Hartman Nature Preserve.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Charleston travel planner.

Getting from Staunton to Charleston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. September in Charleston sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Spring Hill Cemetery ©
Spring Hill Cemetery
West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Cincinnati Museum Center, stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, then admire the masterpieces at Taft Museum of Art, and finally try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Cincinnati Nature Center, delve into the lush surroundings at Redbird Hollow Preserve, and then put a fun spin on your tour with Houdini's Room Escape.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Cincinnati trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to Cincinnati by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Cincinnati Nature Center
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Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Cincinnati Museum Center
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, learn about winemaking at Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co., and then get your game on at Ragnarok Axe Throwing. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Indianapolis Museum of Art, browse the exhibits of Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Indianapolis trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Indianapolis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co.
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co. ©
Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co.
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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