8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  5​h
1
Boston
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
2
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
6
Vacaville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Indianapolis

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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.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston tour itinerary planner .

Indianapolis to Boston is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis in May, you will find days in Boston are little chillier (67°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rose Kennedy Greenway ©
Rose Kennedy Greenway

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Millennium Park and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

Start your trip to Chicago by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham road trip planner.

Getting from Chicago to Birmingham by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in May, with highs in Birmingham at 81°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs travel route app .

You can fly from Birmingham to Colorado Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Birmingham in May: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 68°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Seattle. Traveling from Colorado Springs in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 52°F in Seattle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Vacaville.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
Vacaville

Vacaville
Vacaville is a city located in Solano County in Northern California. To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vacaville itinerary maker site .

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Vacaville with the Route module. Traveling from Seattle in May, you will find days in Vacaville are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). You will leave for Las Vegas on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Vacaville

Wineries Parks Outdoors

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 9th (Wed), ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vacaville to Las Vegas. Traveling from Vacaville in May, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 87°F and lows about 64°F. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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