15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
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Detroit
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
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Baltimore
— 1 night
train:  45​min
8
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
11
Orlando
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 15​min
12
Atlanta
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Detroit

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at John K. King Books, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at Somerset Collection, and finally shop like a local with Eastern Market.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Detroit trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Detroit. In June, daytime highs in Detroit are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Detroit

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Henry Ford, Somerset Collection
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Somerset Collection ©
Somerset Collection
John K. King Books
John K. King Books
Eastern Market ©
Eastern Market

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 19th (Wed), look for gifts at Malley's Chocolates, then browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, then buy something for everyone on your list at Crocker Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cleveland online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Detroit to Cleveland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crocker Park, Malley's Chocolates
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West Side Market ©
West Side Market
Malley's Chocolates ©
Malley's Chocolates
Crocker Park ©
Crocker Park

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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 20th (Thu): meet the residents at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, hunt for treasures at Findlay Market, and then stop by Rookwood Pottery Company.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cincinnati tour itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Cleveland to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cleveland in June, you will find days in Cincinnati are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Findlay Market ©
Findlay Market
Rookwood ©
Rookwood

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire all the interesting features of PNC Park, stop by Pennsylvania Macaroni Company, then take in the exciting artwork at The Society for Contemporary Craft, and finally explore and take pictures at Mount Washington.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh online trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Pennsylvania Macaroni Company ©
Pennsylvania Macaroni Company
The Society for Contemporary Craft ©

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial and then admire all the interesting features of Central Park. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, then don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, then take a stroll through Times Square, and finally wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Pittsburgh to New York City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then stop by Shane Confectionery, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker tool .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Rittenhouse Square ©
Rittenhouse Square
Shane Confectionery ©
Shane Confectionery

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take a stroll through Fell's Point, then stop by Honeygo Wine and Spirits, then admire the architecture and history at Fort McHenry National Monument, and finally admire all the interesting features of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Baltimore travel site .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Honeygo Wine and Spirits
Highlights from your plan
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point
Honeygo Wine and Spirits ©
Honeygo Wine and Spirits

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

You can plan Washington DC trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by train from Baltimore to Washington DC takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take a stroll through North Hills, browse the different shops at Crabtree Valley Mall, then buy something for everyone on your list at Cameron Village, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at State Farmers Market.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Raleigh trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Raleigh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Raleigh

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
State Farmers Market ©
State Farmers Market
North Hills ©
North Hills
Cameron Village ©
Cameron Village

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Angel Oak Tree, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then look for gifts at The Hidden Countship, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Charleston trip planner .

Drive from Raleigh to Charleston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Raleigh in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Charleston, with lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Walking tours

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for gifts at World of Disney and then get some fabulous bargains at Orlando International Premium Outlets.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner.

Drive from Charleston to Orlando in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Orlando are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Orlando International Premium Outlets ©
World of Disney ©
World of Disney

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 30th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Fox Theatre, explore the galleries of Center for Civil and Human Rights, then stop by Buford Highway Farmers Market, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Your Dekalb Farmers Market.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Atlanta takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Atlanta sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Atlanta

Shopping Nightlife Museums

Side Trips

Your Dekalb Farmers Market, Buford Highway Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Buford Highway Farmers Market ©
Buford Highway Farmers Market
Fox Theatre ©
Fox Theatre
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 1st (Mon), look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, then steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, then admire all the interesting features of AutoZone Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis day trip website .

Fly from Atlanta to Memphis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid ©
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©

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