17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Seattle
— 1 day
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Spokane
— 1 night
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Portland
— 1 night
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Yountville
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Diego
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Billings
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night
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Sioux Falls
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Duluth
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Chicago
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Buffalo
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Portsmouth
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Rockland
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Drive to Bangor International Airport, Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Seattle

— 1 day

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 15th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio and then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning tool.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Seattle is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 13.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May, things will get cooler in Seattle: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly to Spokane.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping

Spokane

— 1 night
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 16th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens and then take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Spokane route maker site.

You can fly from Seattle to Spokane in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Spokane when traveling from Seattle in May, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Portland.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks

Portland

— 1 night

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then head outdoors with Portland Timbers, then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Spokane to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Yountville.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Yountville

— 1 night
Named after the man responsible for establishing Napa Valley's first vineyard, Yountville is a destination for foodies.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle and then learn about winemaking at Inglenook.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yountville trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Portland to Yountville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Yountville are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yountville

Wineries

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 19th (Thu), examine the collection at de Young Museum, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary builder site.

Drive from Yountville to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yountville, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Carmel

— 1 night
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Carmel trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum and then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego online vacation builder.

You can fly from Carmel to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Carmel in May, with highs in San Diego at 25°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly to Billings.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums

Billings

— 1 night
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. On the 22nd (Sun), admire the natural beauty at DanWalt Gardens and then stop by Scheels.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Billings attractions planning website.

You can fly from San Diego to Billings in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Billings. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Diego in May since evenings lows in Billings dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Denver.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Shopping

Denver

— 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens and then sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Whiskey Distillery & Cocktail Bar.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Denver using our trip planner.

Getting from Billings to Denver by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Sioux Falls

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): hike along Sioux Falls Bike Trails and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Sioux Falls trip maker site.

You can fly from Denver to Sioux Falls in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. In May in Sioux Falls, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to fly to Duluth.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Duluth

— 1 night

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Lake Superior Art Glass and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Duluth road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Sioux Falls to Duluth in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sioux Falls in May, things will get slightly colder in Duluth: highs are around 13°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Duluth

Historic Sites · Museums · Classes · Shopping

Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 26th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Lincoln Park Conservatory, make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally admire the striking features of Reliance Building.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chicago online holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Duluth to Chicago takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Chicago is somewhat warmer than Duluth - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Buffalo.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums

Buffalo

— 1 night

Queen City

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
On the 27th (Fri), Head underground at Cave of the Winds and then immerse yourself in nature at Goat Island.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Buffalo online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Buffalo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Buffalo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Portsmouth

— 1 night
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): learn the secrets of beer at New Hampshire Brews Cruise.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Portsmouth trip maker site.

You can fly from Buffalo to Portsmouth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Rockland.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Rockland

— 1 night
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rockland online road trip planner.

You can fly from Portsmouth to Rockland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portsmouth in May: highs in Rockland hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You'll set off for Bridgewater on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Rockland

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Nature

Bridgewater

— 1 night
Bridgewater Township is a township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bridgewater travel route builder site.

Explore your travel options from Rockland to Bridgewater with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rockland in May: high temperatures in Bridgewater hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Bridgewater

Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife · Nightlife

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.

Napa Valley travel guide

4.4
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.