10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Cape May
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Kansas City
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Salt Lake City
— 1 night



Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 18th (Fri), catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry and then admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville online trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco to Nashville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in December; daily highs in Nashville reach 53°F and lows reach 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Parks · Nightlife
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Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Colonial Williamsburg, then steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip maker app.

You can fly from Nashville to Williamsburg in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Williamsburg. In December, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Cape May

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 22nd (Tue), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, then browse the different shops at Washington Street Mall, and finally steep yourself in history at Emlen Physick Estate. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cape May road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Cape May takes 6 hours. When traveling from Williamsburg in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape May: temperatures range from 49°F by day to 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Cape May

Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
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Kansas City

City of Fountains

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.
On the 24th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, then take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and finally get reinvigorated at Serenity on the Square. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial and then indulge your taste buds at Barley Bus Tours.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cape May to Kansas City in 12.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape May to Kansas City. Traveling from Cape May in December, things will get slightly colder in Kansas City: highs are around 44°F and lows about 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 26th (Sat), examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and finally admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

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Getting from Kansas City to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kansas City in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°F in Colorado Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Parks
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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of LDS Conference Center, then steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Salt Lake City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in December: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 39°F, while lows dip to 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks
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United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Virginia travel guide

Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.

New Jersey travel guide

Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

Colorado travel guide

River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

Utah travel guide

Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.