9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cedar Rapids
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Nashville
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  6​h
4
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Cedar Rapids


Learn more about your trip

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Denver Firefighters Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Logan National Cemetary, then take an in-depth tour of Littleton Museum, then explore the galleries of Hotel de Paris Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Georgetown Firefighting Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum & Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel on the Rock, then explore the world behind art at Swetsville Zoo, and finally view the masterpieces at American Museum of Western Art.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Denver trip tool .

Cedar Rapids to Denver is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cedar Rapids to Denver is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Cedar Rapids in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denver, with highs around 54°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Georgetown, Littleton Museum, Chapel on the Rock, Swetsville Zoo, Golden History Museum & Park
Highlights from your plan
Denver Firefighters Museum ©
Denver Firefighters Museum
Swetsville Zoo ©
Swetsville Zoo
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 5th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals and then explore the galleries of San Miguel Chapel.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe online trip planner .

Getting from Denver to Santa Fe by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
El Rancho de las Golondrinas ©
El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

1
day
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sri Ganesha Temple, view the masterpieces at Gallery 202, then take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Parkway, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Upper Room, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Woodlawn Cemetery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville route planner.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Nashville in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In November, Nashville is somewhat warmer than Santa Fe - with highs of 62°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Gallery 202
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ganesha Temple ©
Sri Ganesha Temple
Upper Room ©
Upper Room
Gallery 202 ©
Gallery 202

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kids will enjoy Fiesta Falls Miniature Golf and St. Brendan Catholic Church. St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine and The Casements are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Augustine: Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church (in Flagler Beach) and Reptile Discovery Center (in DeLand). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum, take an in-depth tour of Government House Museum, view the masterpieces at High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, and contemplate the long history of Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St. Augustine holiday planner .

Getting from Nashville to St. Augustine by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to St. Augustine. Traveling from Nashville in November, things will get somewhat warmer in St. Augustine: highs are around 73°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church, Reptile Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
The Casements ©
The Casements
Medieval Torture Museum ©
Medieval Torture Museum

1
night
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, explore the galleries of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from St. Augustine in November, with highs in Key West at 81°F and lows at 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea

Similar Plans

10 days in United States BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM NORWAY October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 50 days in United States BY A USER FROM UKRAINE April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM KUWAIT December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM HONG KONG December, kids, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN January, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans