15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee
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Tallahassee
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Pittsburgh
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Madison
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
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Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Carlsbad
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
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Tucson
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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San Antonio
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
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New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Gulfport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Selma
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Tallahassee

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Tallahassee

Tallahassee
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. On the 15th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Grove Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More, then get a new perspective on nature at Tallahassee Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tallahassee trip builder .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Tallahassee. In September, daily temperatures in Tallahassee can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tallahassee Museum ©
Tallahassee Museum
Grove Museum ©
Grove Museum

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take a stroll through The Strip District, admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Pittsburgh route maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Tallahassee to Pittsburgh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tallahassee in September, things will get little chillier in Pittsburgh: highs are around 76°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
The Strip District ©
The Strip District

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pittsburgh to Chicago due to the time zone difference. September in Chicago sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Madison.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Aldo Leopold Nature Center and then kick back and relax at Troll Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Madison road trip website .

Traveling by car from Chicago to Madison takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect little chillier with lows of 53°F in Madison. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Madison

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Troll Beach
Highlights from your plan
Troll Beach ©
Troll Beach
Aldo Leopold Nature Center ©
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, meet the residents at Reptile Gardens, then learn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars, and finally take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rapid City trip itinerary website .

Getting from Madison to Rapid City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madison to Rapid City. In September, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
South Dakota Air and Space Museum ©
South Dakota Air and Space Museum
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Firehouse Wine Cellars ©
Firehouse Wine Cellars

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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.
On the 20th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, then cruise along The Plaza, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and finally admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Rapid City to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

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Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. On the 21st (Sat), explore the world behind art at Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, then stroll through Lake Carlsbad Recreation Area, and then admire the majestic nature at Brantley Lake State Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Carlsbad trip planner .

Getting from Santa Fe to Carlsbad by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Fe in September, with highs in Carlsbad at 86°F and lows at 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brantley Lake State Park ©
Brantley Lake State Park
Carlsbad Museum and Art Center ©
Carlsbad Museum and Art Center

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Pima Air & Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at 390th Memorial Museum, and then take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tucson online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Carlsbad to Tucson with the Route module. Traveling from Carlsbad in September, expect Tucson to be a bit warmer, temps between 92°F and 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
390th Memorial Museum ©
390th Memorial Museum

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get great views at Mather Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Tucson in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 75°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Titanic, shop like a local with The Strip, then take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, and finally try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic
Paris Las Vegas ©
Paris Las Vegas

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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.
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at San Antonio River, stroll through The San Antonio River Walk, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, and finally take in the history at Mission San Jose.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Antonio online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to San Antonio, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to New Orleans fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Antonio in September, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 83°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Gulfport.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Lafayette Cemetery No.1 ©
Lafayette Cemetery No.1

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Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, see the interesting displays at Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gulfport day trip tool .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Gulfport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Gulfport, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Gulfport

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Biloxi
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 28th (Sat), tour the water at your own pace with 17 Turtles Outfitters, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malbis Memorial Church, and then take a tour of Battleship USS ALABAMA.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip planner .

Drive from Gulfport to Mobile in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Mobile sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Selma.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Malbis Memorial Church, 17 Turtles Outfitters
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Malbis Memorial Church ©
Malbis Memorial Church

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Selma

Selma ©
Selma is a city in and the county seat of Dallas County, in the Black Belt region of south central Alabama and extending to the west. On the 29th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Live Oak Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Brown Chapel AME Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Selma road trip planning website .

You can drive from Mobile to Selma in 3 hours. In September in Selma, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Selma

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Brown Chapel AME Church ©
Brown Chapel AME Church
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park ©
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park
Old Live Oak Cemetery ©
Old Live Oak Cemetery

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