8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive
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Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lexington
— 1 night
Drive
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Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Fly

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Pittsburgh

City of Bridges

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.
On the 18th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Andy Warhol Museum, get engrossed in the history at Senator John Heinz History Center, and then see the interesting displays at Randyland. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Stanislaus Church, then get engrossed in the history at Cathedral of Learning, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point State Park.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pittsburgh journey planning website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Pittsburgh. July in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Cathedral of Learning ©
History Museum
Cathedral of Learning
4.7

2
nights
Cincinnati

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, have fun and explore at Cincinnati Museum Center, and then stop by Mount Adams. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jungle Jim's International Market, and then partake in some friendly competition at Houdini's Room Escape.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cincinnati vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Cincinnati sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Mount Adams ©
Historic Walking Area
Mount Adams
4.6
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Natural History Museum
Cincinnati Museum Center
4.4

1
night
Louisville

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 22nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Muhammad Ali Center, then contemplate the long history of Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and finally explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Louisville online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Highlights from your trip
Muhammad Ali Center ©
Specialty Museum
Muhammad Ali Center
4.6
21c Museum Hotel ©
Art Museum
21c Museum Hotel
4.6

1
night
Lexington

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
On the 23rd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Mary Todd Lincoln House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lexington Cemetery, then sample the fine beverages at James E. Pepper Distillery, and finally shop like a local with Barrel House Distillery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lexington trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Lexington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lexington can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Lexington

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 24th (Fri), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, examine the collection at Bush's Beans Visitor Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Forge Distillery, and finally learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Fowler's Clay Works, examine the collection at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky, then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and finally sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg route builder app.

You can drive from Lexington to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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