28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Manama
Fly:  17​h 15​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
Santa Fe
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
Manama

3
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to One World Trade Center and Brooklyn Bridge. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City driving holiday tool

Manama, Bahrain to New York City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manama to New York City is minus 8 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Manama in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
days
Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Ole Opry and Downtown Nashville. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nashville online trip builder

Traveling by flight from New York City to Nashville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Nashville, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville
Downtown Nashville

2
days
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.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio., then meet the residents at Memphis Zoo, and finally sample the fine beverages at Pyramid Vodka. On your second day here, try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then examine the collection at Memphis Railroad and Trolley Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of AutoZone Park.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Memphis online trip planner

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio. ©
Sun Studio.
National Civil Rights Museum ©
National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

1
day
Dallas

Dallas
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden and then look for gifts at Wild Bill's Western Store.

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You can fly from Memphis to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dallas are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

2
days
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 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, then have fun and explore at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and finally make a trip to 9 on Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): savor the flavors at Rocket Fizz Indianapolis, admire the natural beauty at White River State Park, and then explore and take pictures at Victory Field.

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Traveling by flight from Dallas to Indianapolis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in July, with highs in Indianapolis at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Victory Field ©
Victory Field

1
day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital, and largest city, of the state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): browse the collection at Burton Barr Central Library and then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Indianapolis to Phoenix takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Indianapolis in July, you will find days in Phoenix are much warmer (48°C), and nights are a bit warmer (34°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Burton Barr Central Library ©
Burton Barr Central Library

4
days
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Step off the beaten path and head to Philmont Scout Ranch and Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Fe: Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Angel Fire) and Taos (Twirl & Taos Pueblo). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, don't miss a visit to Vivo Contemporary, and take a memorable drive along The Plaza.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe itinerary builder app

Fly from Phoenix to Santa Fe in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Phoenix in July, you will find days in Santa Fe are little chillier (37°C), and nights are much colder (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Taos, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Philmont Scout Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Philmont Scout Ranch ©
Philmont Scout Ranch
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

1
day
Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque journey planner

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Albuquerque takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Albuquerque when traveling from Santa Fe in July, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Tours Outdoors Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides

4
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Hoover Dam. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Mouse's Tank (in Overton) and Helicopter Tours (in Boulder City). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Hoover Dam Bypass, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour builder

Getting from Albuquerque to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Albuquerque to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Albuquerque in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 46°C and lows are around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Overton, Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park
Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

2
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planner

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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