45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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Dallas
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Springfield
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Saint Louis
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Louisville
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Charleston
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Washington DC
— 12 nights
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Richmond
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Greensboro
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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Gatlinburg
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Chattanooga
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Birmingham
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Jackson
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Houston
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Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 6th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dallas. In June, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites · Parks

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Springfield

Springfield Botanical Gardens has been added to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Springfield trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Dallas to Springfield in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in June: high temperatures in Springfield hover around 85°F and lows are around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Nature

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Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, revel in the low prices at Herbaria, and then walk around Forest Park. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden and then see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Saint Louis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Louisville.

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Louisville

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 13th (Sun), examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel, then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally try to win big at Churchill Downs. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Louisville trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Louisville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Louisville. June in Louisville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

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Distillery Tours
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Charleston

Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Capitol Market, admire the landmark architecture of West Virginia State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at West Virginia State Museum, then get into the urban bustle at Culture Center, and finally try to win big at Mardi Gras Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Ritter Park, look for gifts at The Mason Jar, then see the interesting displays at Mothman Museum, and finally learn about all things military at U.S. Navy Poster Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Charleston route builder.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Charleston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Louisville in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Charleston, with lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos

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History Museum
West Virginia State Museum
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Ritter Park
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Military Museum
U.S. Navy Poster Museum
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Annapolis (U.S. Naval Academy, Capital SUP, &more), Baltimore (Saint Alphonsus Church, Horseshoe Casino, &more) and Gettysburg (Grave Digger Tours, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Washington DC online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Charleston to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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Richmond

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
On the 30th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, then get in on the family fun at Kings Dominion, and then take a stroll through Carytown. Here are some ideas for day two: shake up your sightseeing with Riverside Outfitters, stop by For the Love of Chocolate, then admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and finally admire the natural beauty at Maymont.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Greensboro.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks · Shopping · Theme Parks · Museums

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Maymont
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Climbing Tour
Riverside Outfitters
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Greensboro

Greensboro is a city in the U.S. On the 2nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at North Carolina Zoo. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick your exploration up a notch at Kersey Valley Zip Line, get thoroughly spooked out with Carolina History & Haunts, then get curious at Greensboro Science Center, and finally examine the collection at International Civil Rights Center & Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Greensboro tour planning tool.

You can drive from Richmond to Greensboro in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Greensboro, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Greensboro

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Tours

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Ghost / Vampire Tour
Carolina History & Haunts
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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Get out of town with these interesting Asheville side-trips: French Broad Adventures (in Marshall) and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Asheville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Greensboro to Asheville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Greensboro in July; daily highs in Asheville reach 84°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Scenic Drive

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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Scenic Drive
Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Food Tour
Food Tours
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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Take a break from Gatlinburg with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Asheville to Gatlinburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

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Chattanooga

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Explore Chattanooga's surroundings by going to Ocoee (Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. & River Rafting & Tubing). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium, sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, take in the dramatic scenery at Ruby Falls, and shop like a local with Moon Pie General Store.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Chattanooga day trip site.

Getting from Gatlinburg to Chattanooga by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Chattanooga can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

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Cave
Ruby Falls
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Birmingham

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Birmingham is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your team's savvy at Locked In: The Birmingham Escape Game, take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, trek along Rotary Trail, and take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church.

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Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Birmingham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Birmingham. July in Birmingham sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Jackson

Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson: Vicksburg (Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, Old Courthouse, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, get engrossed in the history at Old Capitol Museum, test your team's savvy at Enter/Locked Escape Rooms, and get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

To find out how to plan a trip to Jackson, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Birmingham to Jackson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

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U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
History Museum
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
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Texas Monument ©
Battlefield
Texas Monument
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Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Houston trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jackson to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Houston sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 77°F at night. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nightlife

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