16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Midland
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Traverse City
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
3
Key West
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Branson
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Saint Louis
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Detroit
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Midland

1
day
Traverse City

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Traverse City holiday builder tool .

Midland to Traverse City is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Traverse City

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours

3
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read New York City sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Traverse City to New York City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Traverse City in June, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
day
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Key West to be a bit warmer, temps between 88°F and 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 20th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planner .

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Orlando, with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

1
night
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, get engrossed in the history at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, and then get your game on at Escape Code.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Branson holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Branson takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Branson. In June, Branson is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Branson

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Escape Code ©
Escape Code
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church ©
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum ©

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nights
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning app .

You can fly from Branson to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Branson to Los Angeles. When traveling from Branson in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Tue), see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Exploratorium and then make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
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 27th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 103°F and lows at 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, then get your game on at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Forest Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis trip site .

Fly from Las Vegas to Saint Louis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Saint Louis, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect Saint Louis to be a bit cooler, temps between 87°F and 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis ©
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

1
day
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at Greenfield Village, examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and then admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Detroit trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Detroit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in June, things will get little chillier in Detroit: highs are around 79°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums

Side Trip

Dearborn
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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