60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Knoxville
— 21 nights
2
Lexington
— 7 nights
3
Louisville
— 8 nights
4
Cincinnati
— 8 nights
5
Troy
— 8 nights
6
Dayton
— 7 nights

21
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Step out of the city life by going to Newfound Gap Road and Alum Cave Trail. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Appalachia and East Tennesse Historical Society. Get out of town with these interesting Knoxville side-trips: Pigeon Forge (Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park & Rocky Top Mountain Coaster), Gatlinburg (Fowler's Clay Works, Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook, &more) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Roaring Fork, Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at House Mountain State Park, examine the collection at Floyd Garrett's Muscle Car Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataloochee Valley, and admire the masterpieces at Knoxville Museum of Art.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Knoxville trip planner.

Atlanta to Knoxville is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Townsend
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Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Grotto Falls Parking ©
Grotto Falls Parking

7
nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Get some historical perspective at Mary Todd Lincoln House and Lexington Cemetery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate and West Sixth Brewing. Next up on the itinerary: walk around The Arboretum, sample the tasty concoctions at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., deepen your understanding at University of Kentucky, and hike along Legacy Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lexington trip planner.

You can drive from Knoxville to Lexington in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. September in Lexington sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Lexington

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums
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Aviation Museum of Kentucky ©
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Mary Todd Lincoln House ©
Mary Todd Lincoln House
Lexington Cemetery ©
Lexington Cemetery

8
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Visiting Falls of the Ohio State Park and Charlestown State Park will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) and Louisville Waterfront Park. Change things up with a short trip to O'Bannon Woods State Park in Corydon (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: walk around Cherokee Park, admire the masterpieces at The Speed Art Museum, get your game on at Bluegrass Karting & Events, and steep yourself in history at Historic Locust Grove.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Louisville journey planning site.

You can drive from Lexington to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Louisville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Howard Steamboat Museum & Mansion, Falls of the Ohio State Park, O'Bannon Woods State Park, Charlestown State Park
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Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) ©
Historic Locust Grove ©
Historic Locust Grove
Falls of the Ohio State Park ©
Falls of the Ohio State Park

8
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Let the collections at American Sign Museum and Taft Museum of Art capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Western Southern Open. Change things up with these side-trips from Cincinnati: Sharon Woods (in Sharonville) and Cincinnati Nature Center (in Milford). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of William Howard Taft National Historic Site, admire the masterpieces at Contemporary Arts Center, stroll around Smale Riverfront Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Carew Tower.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Cincinnati trip planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Cincinnati takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cincinnati when traveling from Louisville in September, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Troy.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Western Southern Open, Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, Sharon Woods, Cincinnati Nature Center
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Roebling Suspension Bridge ©
Roebling Suspension Bridge
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
American Sign Museum ©
American Sign Museum

8
nights
Troy

Troy ©
Troy is a city in and the county seat of Miami County, Ohio, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Overfield Tavern Museum and Johnny Appleseed Museum and Education Center. Visit Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and Veterans Memorial Park for their historical value. Explore Troy's surroundings by going to Lake Loramie State Park (in Minster), St. Marys Miniature Golf Course (in Saint Marys) and Kenton (Hardin County Courthouse, Hardin County's Old Order Amish Country, &more). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Adventures on the Grat Miami, play a few rounds at Turtle Creek Golf Course, take in the views from Eldean Covered Bridge, and engage your brain at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Troy travel route planner.

Getting from Cincinnati to Troy by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Troy sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Troy

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kenton, Greenville, Lima, Findlay, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
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Lawrence Woods State Nature Preserve ©
Lawrence Woods State Nature Preserve
Lake Loramie State Park ©
Lake Loramie State Park
Delphos Canal Commission Museum ©
Delphos Canal Commission Museum

7
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park and Dayton National Cemetery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Miami Valley Military History Museum and Dayton Metro Library. Venture out of the city with trips to Pines Pet Cemetery and Cremation Center (in Lebanon), Richmond (Hayes Arboretum, Wayne County Historical Museum, &more) and Smith Park (in Middletown). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Aullwood Audubon, take in nature's colorful creations at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark, see the interesting displays at Paul Laurence Dunbar House, and stroll the grounds of The Calvary Cemetery.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dayton trip itinerary maker tool.

Dayton is just a stone's throw from Troy. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dayton

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Pines Pet Cemetery and Cremation Center, Aullwood Garden MetroPark, Smith Park, Veterans Memorial Museum
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SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park ©
Aullwood Garden MetroPark ©
Aullwood Garden MetroPark
Veterans Memorial Museum ©
Veterans Memorial Museum

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