10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
2
Kansas City
— 1 day
3
Nashville
— 1 night
4
Charlotte
— 1 night
5
Norfolk
— 3 nights
6
Salt Lake City
— 1 day
7
Portland
— 1 night

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Denver day trip tool.

Portland to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland to Denver, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Denver, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Cherry Creek State Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station

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day
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
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.
On the 1st (Wed), steep yourself in history at Union Station, thentake an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kansas City road trip planner.

Getting from Denver to Kansas City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kansas City, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
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Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Union Station ©
Union Station

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night
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 2nd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin, take in the history at Carter House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Kansas City to Nashville in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Carter House ©
Carter House
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

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night
Charlotte

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then browse the collection at Billy Graham Library.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Charlotte trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Charlotte takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Charlotte is 1 hour. August in Charlotte sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Norfolk.

Things to do in Charlotte

Fun & Games Museums
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Room Escape Games
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

3
nights
Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Get in touch with nature at Sandbridge Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Military Aviation Museum and Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum. Step out of Norfolk with an excursion to Yorktown Battlefield in Yorktown--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Nauticus.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Norfolk itinerary planner.

You can fly from Charlotte to Norfolk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Norfolk can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Norfolk

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corolla, Virginia Beach, Yorktown Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Nauticus ©
Nauticus
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

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day
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 7th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip planning site.

You can fly from Norfolk to Salt Lake City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Norfolk in August: highs in Salt Lake City hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

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night
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 8th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo, thentake a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Portland travel site.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Portland due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: high temperatures in Portland hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

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