15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
North Platte
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Green River
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
West Wendover
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Reno
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Williams
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
10
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Gallup
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
14
Clinton
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
15
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: New York City

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Saint Mary Catholic Church, get a new perspective on nature at University of Nebraska State Museum, then see the interesting displays at Nebraska State Holocaust Memorial, and finally tee off at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lincoln driving holiday planner .

New York City to Lincoln is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in September, plan for little chillier nights in Lincoln, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to North Platte.

Things to do in Lincoln

Golf Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wilderness Ridge Golf Club ©
Wilderness Ridge Golf Club
Saint Mary Catholic Church ©
Saint Mary Catholic Church
University of Nebraska State Museum ©

1
night
North Platte

North Platte ©
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. On the 2nd (Wed), stroll the grounds of Fort McPherson National Cemetery, then do a tasting at Feather river winery, and then steep yourself in history at Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the North Platte sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by car from Lincoln to North Platte takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lincoln in October since evenings lows in North Platte dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Green River.

Things to do in North Platte

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard ©
Fort McPherson National Cemetery ©
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Feather river winery ©
Feather river winery

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night
Green River

Green River ©
Green River is a city in and the county seat of Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 3rd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge and then examine the collection at Sweetwater County Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Green River day trip planner .

Traveling by car from North Platte to Green River takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from North Platte to Green River due to the time zone difference. Traveling from North Platte in October, you will find days in Green River are a bit cooler (58°F), and nights are about the same (34°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to West Wendover.

Things to do in Green River

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge ©
Sweetwater County Museum ©
Sweetwater County Museum

1
night
West Wendover

West Wendover ©
West Wendover is a small city in Elko County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): try your luck at Resort at Wendover, appreciate the history behind Wendover Will, and then play a few rounds at Toana Vista Golf Course.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read West Wendover trip planner .

Drive from Green River to West Wendover in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Green River in October, West Wendover is a bit warmer at night with lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reno.

Things to do in West Wendover

Golf Outdoors Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Toana Vista Golf Course ©
Toana Vista Golf Course
Wendover Will ©
Wendover Will

1
night
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
On the 5th (Sat), hike along Hunter Creek Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sierra Water Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at National Automobile Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Reno journey website .

Traveling by car from West Wendover to Reno takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from West Wendover in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Reno: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sierra Water Gardens ©
Sierra Water Gardens
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral ©
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 6th (Sun), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Eureka Mine, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then steep yourself in history at Geologist's Cabin.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Reno to Death Valley National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, Death Valley National Park is somewhat warmer than Reno - with highs of 79°F and lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Geologist's Cabin ©
Geologist's Cabin
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to The Strip, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in Las Vegas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum and then explore the world behind art at Mohave Museum of History and Arts.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kingman trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Kingman in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Kingman is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Kingman when traveling from Las Vegas in October, with lows around 49°F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Williams.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mohave Museum of History and Arts ©
Mohave Museum of History and Arts
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum

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hours
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
On the 8th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Williams online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kingman to Williams by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kingman in October; daily highs in Williams reach 66°F and lows reach 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Williams

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

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night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Historic Downtown and Railroad District and then contemplate the long history of Wupatki National Monument.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff trip planner .

Getting from Williams to Flagstaff by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Flagstaff, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gallup.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument

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night
Gallup

Gallup ©
Gallup is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 21,678 as of the 2010 census. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stop by Richardsons Trading Company, see the interesting displays at Rex Museum, then browse for treasures at Bill Malone Trading Company, then examine the collection at Navajo Code Talker Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Gallup Cultural Center.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gallup trip planner .

Getting from Flagstaff to Gallup by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Gallup

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Gallup Cultural Center ©
The Gallup Cultural Center
Navajo Code Talker Museum ©
Navajo Code Talker Museum
Rex Museum ©
Rex Museum

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night
Albuquerque

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.
On the 11th (Fri), wander the streets of Albuquerque Old Town and then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gallup to Albuquerque takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Albuquerque when traveling from Gallup in October, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): examine the collection at American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum, then examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, then appreciate the history behind Texas Panhandle War Memorial, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amarillo online holiday planner .

Getting from Albuquerque to Amarillo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Amarillo due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Clinton.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West

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Clinton

Clinton ©
Clinton is a city in Custer and Washita counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Foss State Park, then examine the collection at Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, then get curious at Stafford Air & Space Museum, and finally look for gifts at Cherokee Trading Post.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Clinton trip tool .

You can drive from Amarillo to Clinton in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Clinton are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Clinton

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Foss State Park, Stafford Air & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stafford Air & Space Museum ©
Stafford Air & Space Museum
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum ©
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
Foss State Park ©
Foss State Park

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Xavier Church, then examine the collection at City Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saint Louis visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clinton to Saint Louis. In October, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
City Museum ©
City Museum

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