16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
Drive:  12​h
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Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
4
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Green River
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Cedar City
— 1 night
drive:  7​h
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
drive:  5​h
8
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
9
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Petrified Forest National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
13
Roswell
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
14
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
15
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h
End: Tampa, Florida

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Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, then take in the views from Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge, and finally admire the striking features of Downtown Presbyterian Church.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner .

Tampa to Nashville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tampa in April, things will get little chillier in Nashville: highs are around 73°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Nashville

Nightlife Parks Tours

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Gateway Arch.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Louis trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Nashville to Saint Louis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nashville in April: highs in Saint Louis hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Kansas City.
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch

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Kansas City

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

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Kansas City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 25th (Sat), you're off toDenver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Nightlife

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Denver

Denver
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Many Parks Curve Overlook and Chapel on the Rock. Get outdoors at Cherry Creek State Park and Dinosaur Ridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Benson Park Sculpture Garden (in Loveland) and The Colorado Freedom Memorial (in Aurora). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Union Station, wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, and look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Denver vacation maker app .

Fly from Kansas City to Denver in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Denver. In April, Denver is little chillier than Kansas City - with highs of 59°F and lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Green River.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Green River

Green River
Green River is a city in Emery County, Utah, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canyonlands National Park as well as Arches National Park Scenic Drive. On the 29th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Sego Canyon Petroglyphs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Arches National Park Scenic Drive.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Green River trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Denver to Green River. Traveling from Denver in April, expect nights in Green River to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Cedar City.

Things to do in Green River

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive.

Start your trip to Cedar City by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Green River to Cedar City with the Route module. Traveling from Green River in May, things will get little chillier in Cedar City: highs are around 71°F and lows about 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
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Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Big Trees Trail and then hike along Mount Whitney Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Cedar City to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Cedar City to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cedar City in May, things will get a bit warmer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 84°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Mount Whitney Trail
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Mount Whitney Trail ©
Mount Whitney Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Strawberry Hill. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning site .

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are slightly colder, around 69°F. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife
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Strawberry Hill ©
Strawberry Hill

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San Diego

San Diego
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Bay Walk. Popular historic sites such as Oceanside Pier and Old Point Loma Lighthouse are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mission Beach Boardwalk, and ponder the design of Plaza de Panama Fountain.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Diego trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
You've now added Meteor Crater to your itinerary.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff day trip planning tool .

You can fly from San Diego to Flagstaff in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Flagstaff is 1 hour. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Flagstaff: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Meteor Crater
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Meteor Crater ©
Meteor Crater

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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Petrified Forest National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Petrified Forest National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in May: highs in Petrified Forest National Park hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 34°F. On the 16th (Sat), you're off toAlbuquerque.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

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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.
To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in May: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 77°F and lows are around 51°F. You'll set off for Roswell on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 17th (Sun), examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center and then immerse yourself in nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Roswell trip planner .

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Roswell takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. Traveling from Albuquerque in May, expect nights in Roswell to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Roswell

Parks Nature Museums
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Bottomless Lakes State Park ©
Bottomless Lakes State Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Roswell to San Antonio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Roswell in May since evenings lows in San Antonio dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in San Antonio

Nightlife Tours Outdoors

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francisville United Methodist Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish, and finally contemplate the long history of The Myrtles Plantation.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Baton Rouge day trip planning site .

Getting from San Antonio to Baton Rouge by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. May in Baton Rouge sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

The Myrtles Plantation
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The Myrtles Plantation ©
The Myrtles Plantation
Mike the Tiger Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger Habitat

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