8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Cleveland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
3
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Columbus
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Indianapolis

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the striking features of Heinen's Downtown.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Cleveland trip builder tool .

Indianapolis to Cleveland is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Buffalo.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums
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The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
USS Cod Submarine Memorial ©
USS Cod Submarine Memorial
Heinen's Downtown ©
Heinen's Downtown

2
nights
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.
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Buffalo travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Buffalo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cleveland in September since evenings lows in Buffalo dip to 55°F. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Buffalo

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then stroll through Neptune's Park.

Find out how to plan Virginia Beach trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Buffalo to Virginia Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buffalo in September: high temperatures in Virginia Beach hover around 81°F and lows are around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Neptune's Park ©
Neptune's Park
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Frick Art and Historical Center.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Virginia Beach to Pittsburgh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Virginia Beach in September; daily highs in Pittsburgh reach 76°F and lows reach 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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.
On the 7th (Fri), have fun at Huntington Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Ohio Statehouse.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Columbus online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Columbus can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Huntington Park ©
Huntington Park
Ohio Statehouse ©
Ohio Statehouse

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