8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Louisville
1
Louisville
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
+5
Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus + Foot + Bus:  6 h 30 min
3
Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Cape Elizabeth
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Louisville

1
day
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then take a memorable tour with Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally catch the contagious excitement of Churchill Downs.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Louisville trip app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Louisville. In June, daytime highs in Louisville are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Louisville

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

4
nights
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.
When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Mount Vernon Trail in Arlington, approximately Arlington away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC visit app.

Getting from Louisville to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trip

Mount Vernon Trail
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

2
nights
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
On the 11th (Thu), hike along Gorham Mountain Trail, hike along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Carriage Roads, trek along Great Head Trail, and then trek along Precipice Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Acadia National Park travel planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Acadia National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Acadia National Park reach 68°F and lows reach 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cape Elizabeth.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail

1
night
Cape Elizabeth

Cape Elizabeth ©
Cape Elizabeth is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Crescent Beach State Park, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, and then stroll around Fort Williams Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cape Elizabeth online attractions planner.

Getting from Acadia National Park to Cape Elizabeth by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi. In June in Cape Elizabeth, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Elizabeth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Fort Williams Park ©
Fort Williams Park
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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