23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  9​h
1
Chicago
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Joliet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Utica
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Joliet
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
5
Bloomington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Springfield
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Staunton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Saint Louis
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Saint Robert
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Tulsa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Fort Smith
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
12
Clarksdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Tupelo
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
14
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
15
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
16
Fairmount
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
17
Shipshewana
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
18
Detroit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
19
Hart
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
20
Holland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
21
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Amsterdam

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, and then make a trip to Millennium Park.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chicago holiday planning website .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Chicago is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In September, Chicago is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Joliet.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Cloud Gate ©
Cloud Gate

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Joliet

Joliet
Joliet is a city in Kendall and Will counties in the U.S. To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Joliet trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Chicago to Joliet by car takes about an hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Joliet when traveling from Chicago in September, with lows around 15°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Utica.

Things to do in Joliet

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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Utica

Utica
North Utica, often known as Utica, is a village in Utica Township, LaSalle County, Illinois. For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Utica vacation planner.

You can drive from Joliet to Utica in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Utica are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 16th (Mon), you're off toJoliet.

Things to do in Utica

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

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Joliet

Joliet
To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Joliet online trip builder .

Drive from Utica to Joliet in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Joliet

Casinos Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

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Bloomington

Bloomington
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bloomington online trip planner .

Getting from Joliet to Bloomington by car takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 17th (Tue), you're off toSpringfield.

Things to do in Bloomington

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Springfield

Springfield
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Springfield trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bloomington to Springfield takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 17th (Tue), you're off toSaint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is the second largest city in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States. On the 17th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Piney Creek Ravine - State Natural Area, don't miss a visit to Soulsby Service Station, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pink Elephant Antique Mall, and finally explore and take pictures at Henry's Rabbit Ranch.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Staunton trip app .

You can drive from Springfield to Staunton in an hour. In September in Staunton, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Staunton

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Piney Creek Ravine - State Natural Area, Pink Elephant Antique Mall, Soulsby Service Station
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:
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Pink Elephant Antique Mall ©
Pink Elephant Antique Mall
Soulsby Service Station ©
Soulsby Service Station
Henry's Rabbit Ranch ©
Henry's Rabbit Ranch

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You can plan Saint Louis trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Staunton to Saint Louis by car takes about an hour. September in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Saint Robert.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

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Saint Robert

Saint Robert
To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saint Robert visit planner.

Drive from Saint Louis to Saint Robert in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Saint Robert

Museums

Side Trip

US Army Engineer Museum
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

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Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Boston Avenue Methodist Church, explore the world behind art at Philbrook Museum of Art, and then try to win big at River Spirit Casino Resort.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tulsa online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Saint Robert to Tulsa in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Saint Robert in September, you will find days in Tulsa are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Fort Smith.

Things to do in Tulsa

Casinos Fun & Games Museums
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
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River Spirit Casino Resort ©
River Spirit Casino Resort
Boston Avenue Methodist Church ©
Boston Avenue Methodist Church
Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art

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Fort Smith

Fort Smith ©
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Den State Park, contemplate the long history of Fort Smith National Historic Site, and then stroll the grounds of Fort Smith National Cemetery. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center and then try to win big at Choctaw Casino.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Smith trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Tulsa to Fort Smith in 2 hours. September in Fort Smith sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Casinos Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Choctaw Casino, Devil's Den State Park
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:
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Choctaw Casino ©
Choctaw Casino
Fort Smith National Historic Site ©
Fort Smith National Historic Site
Fort Smith National Cemetery ©
Fort Smith National Cemetery

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center, then don't miss a visit to The Crossroad, then view the masterpieces at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, and finally see the interesting displays at The Rock & Blues Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Clarksdale online road trip planner .

Drive from Fort Smith to Clarksdale in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. September in Clarksdale sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum
Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center ©
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery ©
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery

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Tupelo

Tupelo
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Tupelo itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Clarksdale to Tupelo takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Tupelo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stroll through Memphis Zoo, look for gifts at Memphis Music, make a trip to Beale Street, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Memphis sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Tupelo to Memphis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Memphis, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Beale Street ©
Beale Street

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Keep things going the next day: work some fitness into your day at Centennial Park, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, then take in the exciting artwork at David Arms Gallery, and finally take a peaceful walk through Bowie Nature Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Nashville tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Memphis in September, plan for little chillier nights in Nashville, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fairmount.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Franklin, Bowie Nature Park
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Bowie Nature Park ©
Bowie Nature Park

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Fairmount

Fairmount
Fairmount is a town in Fairmount Township, Grant County in the east central part of the U.S. To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fairmount day trip site .

Drive from Nashville to Fairmount in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Fairmount. In September, Fairmount is little chillier than Nashville - with highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Shipshewana.

Things to do in Fairmount

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

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Shipshewana

Shipshewana
Shipshewana is a town in Newbury Township, LaGrange County, Indiana, United States. For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Shipshewana day trip website .

Getting from Fairmount to Shipshewana by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 26th (Thu), you're off toHolland.

Things to do in Shipshewana

Outdoors Tours Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Detroit Zoo, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Elizabeth Park.

For maps and other tourist information, use the Detroit trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Shipshewana to Detroit takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Hart.

Things to do in Detroit

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Elizabeth Park, The Henry Ford, Detroit Zoo
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Zoo ©
Detroit Zoo
Elizabeth Park ©
Elizabeth Park
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

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Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. Silver Lake State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Lake State Park and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fetch Brewing Company.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hart trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Detroit to Hart in 3.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Detroit in September since evenings lows in Hart dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Holland.

Things to do in Hart

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Fetch Brewing Company
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Fetch Brewing Company ©
Fetch Brewing Company

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Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Your inner history buff will appreciate South Haven Lighthouses and Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier. Get outdoors at Upper Macatawa Cycling Trails and Silver Beach County Park. Get out of town with these interesting Holland side-trips: Rosy Mound Natural Area (in Grand Haven), Sarett Nature Center (in Benton Harbor) and Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery (in Mattawan). There's still lots to do: stroll through Oval Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Ninth Street Christian Reformed Church, savor the flavors at Holland Farmers Market, and enjoy the sand and surf at Holland State Park Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Holland tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Hart to Holland takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Holland are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Holland

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Haven, Saugatuck, Upper Macatawa Cycling Trails, Sarett Nature Center, Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach
Rosy Mound Natural Area ©
Rosy Mound Natural Area
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery ©
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery

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Chicago

Chicago ©
Get in touch with nature at Lincoln Park Zoo and Cowles Bog. Visit Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Fourth Presbyterian Church for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs) and Deer Grove Forest Preserve (in Palatine). See some other sides of Chicago: take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Holland to Chicago in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Holland to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Cowles Bog, Deer Grove Forest Preserve, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, Little Red Schoolhouse
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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