21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Springfield
— 1 night
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Saint Louis
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Winslow
— Few hours
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights

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Chicago

Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chicago online day trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Chicago is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Valletta to Chicago, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Valletta in May, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Chicago. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

1
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Springfield

Springfield ©

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House and then take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

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Traveling by car from Chicago to Springfield takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Dana-Thomas House
4.8

1
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Saint Louis

Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Springfield to Saint Louis by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Museums

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Memphis

Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Graceland and then stop by Lansky. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, contemplate the long history of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Memphis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. May in Memphis sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Memphis

Highlights from your trip
Specialty Museum
Graceland
4.4
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Historic Site
Sun Studio
4.7

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take a stroll through Bricktown, take in nature's colorful creations at Myriad Botanical Gardens, then get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and finally appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Oklahoma City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Oklahoma City can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, and then don't miss a visit to Cadallic Ranch.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amarillo itinerary planner.

Drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Amarillo, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Landmark
Cadallic Ranch
3.6

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Albuquerque

Duke City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then look for gifts at The Candy Lady, then explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, and finally enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

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

You can drive from Amarillo to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Albuquerque due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Winslow.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.7
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Geologic Formation
Petroglyph National Monument
4.4
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Natural History Museum
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
4.5

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Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 26th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum and then walk around Standin' on the Corner Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Winslow vacation builder tool.

Drive from Albuquerque to Winslow in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in May, Winslow is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your trip

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Las Vegas

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.
On the 27th (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online visit planner.

Drive from Winslow to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Winslow - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8
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Art Museum
Norton Simon Museum
4.8
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Observatory
Griffith Observatory
4.6

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, then make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and then browse the different shops at Rodeo Drive.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip itinerary app.

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. In May, daily temperatures in Santa Monica can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1
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Neighborhood
Rodeo Drive
3.5

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 31st (Mon), don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Santa Barbara County Courthouse and then take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Santa Barbara, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Pier / Boardwalk
Stearns Wharf
4.1

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral, look for gifts at Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Monterey trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Monterey are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar
4.9

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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