20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Kansas City
— 1 night
2
Memphis
— 2 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
5
Albuquerque
— 3 nights
6
Birmingham
— 2 nights
7
Huntsville
— 2 nights
8
Orange Beach
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 1st (Wed), browse the exhibits of Jesse James Birthplace Museum, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Stone Church. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, thentake an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, and then see the interesting displays at Cabela's.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kansas City online day trip planner.

New York City to Kansas City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Kansas City is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kansas City: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cabela's, Jesse James Birthplace Museum, The Stone Church, Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area ©
Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
Jesse James Birthplace Museum ©
Jesse James Birthplace Museum

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
You've now added Graceland to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Graceland and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum and then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis travel app.

You can fly from Kansas City to Memphis in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Graceland
Graceland

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): hike along South Kaibab Trail, thenget great views at Yaki Point, and then examine the collection at Kolb Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Memphis to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Memphis, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

3
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.
On the next day, kick back and relax at Willow Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, thenexplore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and then trek along Canyon Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Albuquerque takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get slightly colder in Albuquerque: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Cochiti Pueblo, Coronado Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Canyon Trail
Canyon Trail

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church, and then admire the majestic nature at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Southern Museum of Flight, thenidentify plant and animal life at Ruffner Mountain, and then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham visit planning site.

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Birmingham takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Birmingham. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Birmingham when traveling from Albuquerque in May, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park ©

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nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 16th (Thu), have fun and explore at Earlyworks Museum Complex, make a trip to Maple Hill Cemetery, and then take a stroll through Twickenham. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Mountain Trails, thenidentify plant and animal life at Land Trust of North Alabama, and then view the masterpieces at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Huntsville online trip builder.

You can drive from Birmingham to Huntsville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Huntsville sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Rainbow Mountain Trails
Highlights from your plan
Land Trust of North Alabama ©
Land Trust of North Alabama
Earlyworks Museum Complex ©
Earlyworks Museum Complex
Maple Hill Cemetery ©
Maple Hill Cemetery

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Orange Beach Waterfront Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): stroll through Alabama Point East and then kick back and relax at Gulf State Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Orange Beach day trip planning website.

Fly from Huntsville to Orange Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Gulf State Park, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site

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