19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Death Valley National Park
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Durango
— Few hours
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Carrizozo
— 1 night
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Fort Worth
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Austin
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— Few hours
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New Orleans
— 1 night
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Tuscaloosa
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 1 night
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Washington DC
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Philadelphia
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New York City
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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Artists Palette, Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Rhyolite, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, don't miss a visit to Rhyolite, get all the information you need at Furnace Creek Visitor Center, explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, then explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette, and finally explore the activities along Badwater Basin.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker site.

San Jose to Death Valley National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Jose in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hoover Dam.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 64°F in Las Vegas. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes South Kaibab Trail, Mather Point and Yavapai Point. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 33°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Mon) before leaving for Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Page

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Antelope Canyon as well as Coyote Buttes. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon and then get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Page trip tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Page to be much warmer, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. You've now added Forrest Gump Point to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley road trip website.

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. In May, Monument Valley is slightly colder than Page - with highs of 74°F and lows of 44°F. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Durango.
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Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Four Corners Monument.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Durango trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Durango takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, expect Durango to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Fe.
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Santa Fe

City Different

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Fe Plaza as well as Canyon Road. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road and then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe online travel planner.

Drive from Durango to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Durango in May, with lows around 43°F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Carrizozo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Carrizozo

Carrizozo is a town in Lincoln County, New Mexico and is the county seat with a population of 996 at the 2010 census. You've now added White Sands National Monument to your itinerary.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Carrizozo trip website.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Carrizozo in 3 hours. In May in Carrizozo, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Carrizozo

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Fort Worth

Where the West Begins

Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Stockyards Rodeo. On the 15th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then take in a show at Stockyards Rodeo.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fort Worth trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Carrizozo to Fort Worth. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Carrizozo in May, expect Fort Worth to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dallas.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Nightlife · Historic Sites

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Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza as well as John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas driving holiday app.

You can drive from Fort Worth to Dallas in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May in Dallas, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Austin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks

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San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes French Quarter as well as Jackson Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans visit planner.

Fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in May, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (70°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites

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Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Tuscaloosa day trip planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Tuscaloosa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Tuscaloosa, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Thu) before leaving for Nashville.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You've now added Jack Daniel's Distillery to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get behind the scenes at Jack Daniel's Distillery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nashville, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tuscaloosa to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May in Nashville, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 58°F at night. You will leave for Asheville on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Nashville

Tours

Side Trip

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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Asheville itinerary maker.

Drive from Nashville to Asheville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in May, things will get little chillier in Asheville: highs are around 75°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Shopping

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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Washington Monument as well as White House. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): appreciate the history behind Washington Monument and then ponder the world of politics at White House.

You can plan Washington DC trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Fly from Asheville to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip site.

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. On the 24th (Mon), you're off to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Outdoors

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Statue of Liberty National Monument. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument and then take a stroll through Times Square. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Philadelphia in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.