13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Hot Springs
— 1 night
2
Saint Louis
— 1 night
3
Springfield
— Few hours
4
Shelbyville
— 1 night
5
New Philadelphia
— 1 night
6
Zanesville
— 1 night
7
Athens
— 2 nights
8
New Philadelphia
— 1 night
9
Seneca Rocks
— 1 night
10
Kingsport
— 1 night
11
Lookout Mountain
— Few hours
12
Huntsville
— 1 night
13
Vicksburg
— 1 night

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hot Springs using our trip planner.

Friendswood to Hot Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Friendswood in July, Hot Springs is little chillier at night with lows of °F. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You've now added The Gateway Arch to your itinerary.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saint Louis road trip planning website.

You can fly from Hot Springs to Saint Louis in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Springfield.
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch

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hours
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
You've now added Lincoln Home National Historic Site to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the galleries of Lincoln Home National Historic Site.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Springfield tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Saint Louis to Springfield in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shelbyville.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums Historic Sites
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Lincoln Home National Historic Site

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Shelbyville

Shelbyville
Shelbyville is a city in Shelby County, Illinois, along the Kaskaskia River. To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Shelbyville online journey planner.

You can drive from Springfield to Shelbyville in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Shelbyville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will leave for New Philadelphia on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Shelbyville

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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New Philadelphia

New Philadelphia ©
New Philadelphia is a city in and the county seat of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. Historic Roscoe Village has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the striking features of Historic Roscoe Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New Philadelphia trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Shelbyville to New Philadelphia in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Shelbyville to New Philadelphia. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zanesville.

Things to do in New Philadelphia

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic Roscoe Village
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Historic Roscoe Village ©
Historic Roscoe Village

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Zanesville

Zanesville ©
Zanesville is a city in and the county seat of Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. On the 7th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at The Wilds.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zanesville online route planner.

Traveling by car from New Philadelphia to Zanesville takes 1.5 hours. In July in Zanesville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You'll set off for Athens on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Zanesville

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

The Wilds
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The Wilds ©
The Wilds

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Athens

Athens ©
Athens is a city in and the county seat of Athens County, Ohio, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Valley Gem as well as Tecumseh! Outdoor Historical Drama. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Ash Cave, thendon't miss a visit to Rockhouse, and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Tecumseh! Outdoor Historical Drama. On your second day here, catch all the local highlights with Valley Gem and then make a trip to Hope Iron Furnace.

Start your trip to Athens by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Zanesville to Athens takes 1.5 hours. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to New Philadelphia.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Nightlife Parks

Side Trips

Logan, Valley Gem, Tecumseh! Outdoor Historical Drama, Hope Iron Furnace
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Valley Gem ©
Valley Gem
Tecumseh! Outdoor Historical Drama ©
Tecumseh! Outdoor Historical Drama
Rockhouse ©
Rockhouse

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New Philadelphia

New Philadelphia
Paul Green's Trumpet in the Land has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in a show at Paul Green's Trumpet in the Land.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New Philadelphia trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Athens to New Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seneca Rocks.

Things to do in New Philadelphia

Nightlife
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Seneca Rocks

Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks is an unincorporated community located in Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Seneca Rocks.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seneca Rocks trip builder.

You can drive from New Philadelphia to Seneca Rocks in 4.5 hours. In July in Seneca Rocks, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You will leave for Kingsport on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Seneca Rocks

Parks Nature
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Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks

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Kingsport

Kingsport
Kingsport is a city in Sullivan and Hawkins counties in the U.S. For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kingsport online tour planner.

You can drive from Seneca Rocks to Kingsport in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Kingsport sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 13th (Mon), you're off to Lookout Mountain.

Things to do in Kingsport

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Rock City Gardens and then get great views at Rock City.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lookout Mountain itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Kingsport to Lookout Mountain in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lookout Mountain when traveling from Kingsport in July, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Parks
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Rock City Gardens ©
Rock City Gardens
Rock City ©
Rock City

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Huntsville route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lookout Mountain to Huntsville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Huntsville sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums Childrens Museums
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U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg online trip builder.

You can fly from Huntsville to Vicksburg in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vicksburg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks
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Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park

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