9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Omaha
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  5​h 15​min
1
Chantilly
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Urbana
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Omaha

1
night
Chantilly

Chantilly ©
Chantilly is a census-designated place (CDP) in western Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chantilly trip builder website .

Omaha to Chantilly is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Chantilly are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chantilly

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Quantico National Cemetery, The Aldie Peddler, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Quantico National Cemetery ©
Quantico National Cemetery

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Chantilly to Washington DC takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Chantilly in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 65°F in Washington DC. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at The Sky Farm at Eskenazi Health, examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Willowfield Lavender Farm, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Forest Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then make a trip to Monument Circle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bad Axe Throwing.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Indianapolis itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Indianapolis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Indianapolis when traveling from Washington DC in September, with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Urbana.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trips

Willowfield Lavender Farm, Forest Park
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Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
Room Escape Games
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis

2
nights
Urbana

Urbana ©
Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States. On the 16th (Mon), hike along Busey Woods, then get outside with lake of the woods county park, and then hunt for treasures at Market at the Square. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Idea Garden, then let the kids burn off some steam at Meadowbrook Park, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Homer Lake Forest Preserve.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Urbana road trip app .

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Urbana takes 2 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Urbana due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Urbana can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Urbana

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

lake of the woods county park, Homer Lake Forest Preserve
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Busey Woods ©
Busey Woods
Market at the Square ©
Market at the Square
Homer Lake Forest Preserve ©
Homer Lake Forest Preserve

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