8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
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Dallas
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Williamstown
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Dallas

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, then examine the collection at Frontiers of Flight Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park, then admire the masterpieces at Crow Collection of Asian Art, then admire the masterpieces at Nasher Sculpture Center, and finally trek along Katy Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dallas tour app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Dallas. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mammoth Cave National Park.

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Nasher Sculpture Center ©
Nasher Sculpture Center
Frontiers of Flight Museum ©
Frontiers of Flight Museum

3
nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Family-friendly places like Fat Man's Misery and Diamond Caverns will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Green River. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, trek along Tall Man's Misery, explore the activities along Echo River, and Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mammoth Cave National Park journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Dallas to Mammoth Cave National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. In May, Mammoth Cave National Park is slightly colder than Dallas - with highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

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Diamond Caverns, Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
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Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo ©
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
Diamond Caverns ©
Diamond Caverns

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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 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at American Sign Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, then take an in-depth tour of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and finally examine the collection at Lucky Cat Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum, admire the masterpieces at Taft Museum of Art, then put a fun spin on your tour with Houdini's Room Escape, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati trip site.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Cincinnati takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Williamstown.

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Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
American Sign Museum ©
American Sign Museum

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Williamstown

Williamstown
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Ark Encounter has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of William Arnold Log House and then see the interesting displays at Ark Encounter.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Williamstown travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cincinnati to Williamstown in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May in Williamstown, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
William Arnold Log House ©
William Arnold Log House

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