9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Drive:  30 min
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Alexandria
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
5
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
Moab
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Omaha
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Dubuque
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
9
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take a stroll through Old Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and then contemplate the long history of Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Alexandria road trip tool.

Washington DC to Alexandria is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a subway. In May, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arlington
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Old Town ©
Old Town
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial ©

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at The Eiteljorg Museum, see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Indianapolis planner.

Traveling by flight from Alexandria to Indianapolis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Childrens Museums
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
The Eiteljorg Museum ©
The Eiteljorg Museum

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore and take pictures at Artist Point, and then hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Indianapolis to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In May, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Indianapolis - with highs of 53°F and lows of 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Brink of the Lower Falls Trail ©
Brink of the Lower Falls Trail

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and then explore the striking landscape at Point Loma.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Diego in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May: highs in San Diego hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse
Point Loma ©
Point Loma
San Diego Air & Space Museum ©
San Diego Air & Space Museum

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Page trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Page in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Page due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in May: highs in Page hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Moab travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Page to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Page in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Moab, with lows around 49°F. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Moab

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing

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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Joslyn Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, and then wander the streets of Old Market.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Omaha trip planner.

Fly from Moab to Omaha in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dubuque.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Highlights from your plan
Joslyn Art Museum ©
Joslyn Art Museum
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Old Market ©
Old Market

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Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co., thenexplore the galleries of National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, and then stroll around Eagle Point Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Dubuque trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Omaha to Dubuque takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Omaha in May, plan for little chillier days in Dubuque, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Dubuque

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Highlights from your plan
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium ©
Eagle Point Park ©
Eagle Point Park
Fenelon Place Elevator Co. ©
Fenelon Place Elevator Co.

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, thensee the interesting displays at A Christmas Story House, and then admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cleveland online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Dubuque to Cleveland takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubuque to Cleveland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubuque in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 54°F in Cleveland. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
West Side Market ©
West Side Market
A Christmas Story House ©
A Christmas Story House

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