30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Houston
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h
Sedona
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  4​h
San Francisco
— 6 nights
subway + Fly:  6​h
San Antonio
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Houston

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip itinerary planning tool .

Houston to Santa Fe is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in May, you will find days in Santa Fe are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are colder (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

1
day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Chase Field and then examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix visit planning website .

Fly from Santa Fe to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Santa Fe in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 93°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Chase Field ©
Chase Field

2
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Psychic Readings by Nirup, then delve into the mystery of Chapel of the Holy Cross, then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Phoenix to Sedona in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Phoenix in May, things will get a bit cooler in Sedona: highs are around 79°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sedona

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

6
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 17th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday tool .

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Sedona to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sedona to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
days
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, get outside with Portland Timbers, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in May, with highs in Portland at 70°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

3
days
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, get some jogging in at Discovery Park, and make a trip to Space Needle.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Seattle online travel planner .

Fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Seattle, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 3rd (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

Find out how to plan San Francisco trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Tours
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

5
days
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: National Museum of the Pacific War (in Fredericksburg) and Austin (Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats & Texas State Capitol). Pack the 5th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Antonio. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, take an in-depth tour of Guenther House, and Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Antonio trip planner.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to San Antonio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 74°F. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Austin, National Museum of the Pacific War
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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