20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vero Beach
Drive:  13​h
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Topeka
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
3
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Aspen
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Amarillo
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
7
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Vero Beach

2
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then admire the striking features of Bowen Plantation House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary builder site .

Vero Beach to Nashville is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vero Beach in June since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

1
day
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. On the 25th (Tue), examine the collection at Evel Knievel Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Topeka Zoological Park, then walk around Gage Park, and finally admire all the interesting features of Iwig Dairy Store.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Topeka trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Nashville to Topeka takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gage Park ©
Gage Park
Topeka Zoological Park ©
Topeka Zoological Park
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 26th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then shop like a local with Denver Botanic Gardens, then admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Topeka to Denver in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Topeka in June since evenings lows in Denver dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

4
nights
Aspen

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Horseback Riding Tours. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells, appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and get great views at Independence Pass.

Before you visit Aspen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Denver to Aspen by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Denver in June since evenings lows in Aspen dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Horseback Riding Tours
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 2nd (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planner.

You can fly from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Aspen in July since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Amarillo Zoo, then appreciate the history behind Helium Monument, then engage your brain at Don Harrington Discovery Center, and finally explore and take pictures at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amarillo online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Colorado Springs to Amarillo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Colorado Springs to Amarillo is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in July; daily highs in Amarillo reach 92°F and lows reach 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Don Harrington Discovery Center ©
Don Harrington Discovery Center
Amarillo Zoo ©
Amarillo Zoo
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dallas World Aquarium, and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

Make your Dallas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Amarillo to Dallas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dallas, with lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cistercian Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Dallas World Aquarium ©
Dallas World Aquarium
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to SeaWorld San Antonio and Mission San Jose. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of The Alamo, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio route planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in San Antonio are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

1
night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 10th (Wed), cool off at Blue Bayou Water Park, then admire all the interesting features of LSU Tiger Stadium, and then get a sense of history and politics at State Capitol Welcome Center.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Baton Rouge itinerary app .

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. Traveling from San Antonio in July, you will find days in Baton Rouge are little chillier (92°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Blue Bayou Water Park ©
Blue Bayou Water Park
LSU Tiger Stadium ©
LSU Tiger Stadium
State Capitol Welcome Center ©
State Capitol Welcome Center

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