9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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Louisville
— 1 night
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Kansas City
— 1 night
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Driggs
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
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Louisville

— 1 night

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then try to win big at Churchill Downs, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Louisville travel route planner.

Washington DC to Louisville is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Louisville are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Kansas City.

Things to do in Louisville

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

Kansas City

— 1 night

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope and then get lost in a book at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip planner.

You can drive from Louisville to Kansas City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Denver

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, see the interesting displays at Molly Brown House Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip builder app.

You can drive from Kansas City to Denver in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kansas City in November since evenings lows in Denver dip to 29°F. You will leave for Driggs on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Driggs

— 2 nights
Driggs is a city in Teton County, Idaho, United States. On the 5th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Jackson Lake, then get great views at Snake River Overlook, then contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Driggs road trip planner.

Getting from Denver to Driggs by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Denver in November: high temperatures in Driggs hover around 40°F and lows are around 20°F. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Driggs

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 day
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park planner.

Drive from Driggs to Grand Canyon National Park in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Driggs in November: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.