11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Columbus
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk, then see the interesting displays at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Houston trip planner.

New York City to Houston is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Houston. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in July: highs in Houston hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and browse the exhibits of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

For maps and more tourist information, use the Nashville tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Houston to Nashville by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, Nashville is slightly colder than Houston - with highs of 90°F and lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

2
nights
Columbus

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: National Museum of the US Air Force (in Dayton), Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (in Powell) and Zipline (in Rockbridge). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, appreciate the history behind Christopher Columbus Statue, get curious at Center of Science and Industry (COSI), and get your game on at Columbus Axe Throwing.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Columbus online vacation builder .

Getting from Nashville to Columbus by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Columbus due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in July: highs in Columbus hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums Nightlife Tours

Side Trips

Zipline, National Museum of the US Air Force, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
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Zipline
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and finally admire the local landmark of J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kansas City Zoo.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Columbus to Kansas City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Columbus to Kansas City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbus in July, expect Kansas City to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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