8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Monterrey
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
San Antonio
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Laredo
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Texarkana
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Detroit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Cleveland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Columbus
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
7
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Louisville
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Monterrey

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 3rd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral and then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio online travel planner .

Monterrey, Mexico to San Antonio is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Laredo.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

1
night
Laredo

Laredo
Laredo is the county seat of Webb County, Texas, United States, located on the north bank of the Rio Grande in South Texas, across from Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get outside with Laredo Lemurs Baseball.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Laredo driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from San Antonio to Laredo in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Texarkana.

Things to do in Laredo

Outdoors

1
night
Texarkana

Texarkana ©
Texarkana is a city in Bowie County, Texas, United States, located in the Ark-La-Tex region. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of 1894 City Market, then see the interesting displays at Lindsey Railroad Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of State Line Post Office and Federal Building.

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Getting from Laredo to Texarkana by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Laredo in August, with highs in Texarkana at 38°C and lows at 26°C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Texarkana

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lindsey Railroad Museum ©
Lindsey Railroad Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take a stroll through Campus Martius Park, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Detroit travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Texarkana to Detroit. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Texarkana to Detroit due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Texarkana in August: high temperatures in Detroit hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

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.
For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cleveland day trip site .

Getting from Detroit to Cleveland by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino

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 8th (Thu), contemplate the long history of German Village, then wander the streets of Short North Arts District, then take a stroll through Easton Town Center, and finally learn about winemaking at Wyandotte Winery.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Columbus trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Columbus takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Columbus can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Columbus

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
German Village ©
German Village
Short North Arts District ©
Short North Arts District

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Adams, and then try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati holiday builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Columbus to Cincinnati takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Cincinnati, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Mount Adams ©
Mount Adams
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery and then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Louisville trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Cincinnati to Louisville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Louisville sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan

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