14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Niagara Falls
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Chicago
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Saint Louis
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Roswell
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Albuquerque
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Sedona
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Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
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Salt Lake City
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Denver
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Kansas City
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Indianapolis
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Louisville
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Niagara Falls

— 1 day

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and finally head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary site.

Newark to Niagara Falls is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in July; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 81°F and lows reach 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Chicago River, and finally try out the rides at Fox in a Box Chicago.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chicago travel route builder tool.

Fly from Niagara Falls to Chicago in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Chicago sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Fun & Games

Saint Louis

— 1 night

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): engage your brain at Saint Louis Science Center, stroll around Forest Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis holiday maker site.

You can fly from Chicago to Saint Louis in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Chicago, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Louis, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Roswell.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Roswell

— 1 night
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Roswell Space Center, see the interesting displays at International UFO Museum and Research Center, then see the sky in a new way at Roswell Museum & Art Center, and finally shop like a local with Tokay Beaded Art.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Roswell trip maker tool.

Getting from Saint Louis to Roswell by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Roswell is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Saint Louis in July, expect nights in Roswell to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 97°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Albuquerque

— 1 night

Duke City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then learn more about the world around you at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, and then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Roswell to Albuquerque takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Roswell, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Albuquerque, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to fly to Sedona.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Sedona

— 1 night

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oak Creek Canyon, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Albuquerque to Sedona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Sedona, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Los Angeles

— 1 night

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sedona to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take an in-depth tour of Titanic.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 81°F, while days are much warmer, around 104°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Red Butte Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City is 1 hour. In July, Salt Lake City is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 95°F and lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to fly to Denver.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks

Denver

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station, then get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and then take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Denver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in July: high temperatures in Denver hover around 87°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to fly to Kansas City.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Kansas City

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): engage your brain at Science City, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and then examine the collection at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Kansas City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Denver in July since evenings lows in Kansas City dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Childrens Museums

Indianapolis

— 1 night

Circle City

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 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Eiteljorg Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and then make a trip to Monument Circle.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Indianapolis trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kansas City to Indianapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Indianapolis due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kansas City in July: high temperatures in Indianapolis hover around 83°F and lows are around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Childrens Museums

Louisville

— 1 night

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll the grounds of Cave Hill Cemetery, explore the galleries of Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), and then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Louisville road trip app.

You can drive from Indianapolis to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites · Museums

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Hiking Trails · Lookouts
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.