12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Auburn
— Few hours
2
Franklin
— 2 nights
3
Williamstown
— 2 nights
4
Petersburg
— 2 nights
5
Cincinnati
— 1 night
6
Louisville
— 1 night
7
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
8
Ellijay
— 2 nights

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Auburn

Auburn
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Auburn tour planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Auburn. In August, daily temperatures in Auburn can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel to Franklin.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks · Museums · Nature

2
nights
Franklin

Franklin is a town in Franklin Township, Macon County, North Carolina, United States, within the Nantahala National Forest. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On your second day here, examine the collection at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, then try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and then admire the sheer force of Dry Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Franklin trip app.

Getting from Auburn to Franklin by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Auburn in August: high temperatures in Franklin hover around 82°F and lows are around 61°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Williamstown.

Things to do in Franklin

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, Dry Falls, Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese, River Rafting & Tubing, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum ©
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum

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Williamstown

Williamstown ©
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, then take an in-depth tour of William Arnold Log House, and then examine the collection at Ark Encounter.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Williamstown trip itinerary website.

Getting from Franklin to Williamstown by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, subway, and flight. August in Williamstown sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Petersburg.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums

Side Trips

Claiborne Farm, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
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Claiborne Farm ©
Claiborne Farm
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm

2
nights
Petersburg

Petersburg ©
Located on the site of an ancient Indian settlement, Petersburg is a small rural community.
On the 14th (Wed), head outdoors with England idlewild park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site and then learn more about the world around you at Creation Museum.

To find reviews and other tourist information, go to the Petersburg trip planner.

Getting from Williamstown to Petersburg by car takes about an hour. August in Petersburg sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Petersburg

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Burlington, Milan '54 Hoosiers Basketball Museum, Tyson Temple United Methodist Church, Hillforest, Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
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Creation Museum ©
Creation Museum
Milan '54 Hoosiers Basketball Museum ©
Milan '54 Hoosiers Basketball Museum
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site ©
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

1
night
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 17th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Newport Aquarium and then get in on the family fun at Kings Island.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati route planner.

You can drive from Petersburg to Cincinnati in an hour. In August in Cincinnati, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Newport Aquarium, Kings Island
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Kings Island ©
Kings Island
Newport Aquarium ©
Newport Aquarium

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, then see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally try your luck at Churchill Downs.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Louisville itinerary planner.

Drive from Cincinnati to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Louisville are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Louisville

Nature · Parks · Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

1
night
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fat Man's Misery and then Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park holiday planning site.

You can drive from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Mammoth Cave National Park, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ellijay.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery

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Ellijay

Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, get interesting insight from Tours, and then relax in the rural setting at Panorama Orchards & Farm Market.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ellijay online day trip planner.

You can drive from Mammoth Cave National Park to Ellijay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Ellijay can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ellijay

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Mercier Orchards
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards
Mountain Valley Farm ©
Mountain Valley Farm

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