21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

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Florence
— 1 night
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Ajo
— 2 nights
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Sahuarita
— 3 nights
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Mount Lemmon
— 1 day
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Willcox
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Alamogordo
— 2 nights
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
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Florence

— 1 night
Florence is a town, 61mi southeast of Phoenix, in Pinal County of Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): look for gifts at Happy Adobe, then get engrossed in the history at Pinal County Historical Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, and finally pause for some photo ops at Tom Mix Memorial.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planning tool.

Phoenix to Florence is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Phoenix in April, with highs in Florence at 33°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ajo.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Ajo

— 2 nights
Ajo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. On the 6th (Mon), admire nature's extreme beauty at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, then cruise along Puerto Blanco Scenic Drive, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Federated Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): get great views at New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout, take an in-depth tour of Ajo Historical Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ajo trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Ajo in 2.5 hours. April in Ajo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sahuarita.

Things to do in Ajo

Parks · Wildlife · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Sahuarita

— 3 nights
Sahuarita is a town in Pima County, Arizona, United States. On the 8th (Wed), learn about all things military at Titan Missile Museum, engage your brain at Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, and then stop by Green Valley Pecan Company. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Colossal Cave Mountain Park and then do a tasting at Charron Vineyards.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sahuarita day trip app.

You can drive from Ajo to Sahuarita in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Lemmon.

Things to do in Sahuarita

Museums · Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Mount Lemmon

— 1 day
Most visitors take a trip to Mount Lemmon to visit Summerhaven, a small town providing a summer residence for many.
On the 10th (Fri), engage your brain at Biosphere 2, then walk around Oracle State Park, and then look for gifts at Mt Lemmon General Store.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Lemmon online trip planner.

Drive from Sahuarita to Mount Lemmon in 2 hours. April in Mount Lemmon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Willcox.

Things to do in Mount Lemmon

Childrens Museums · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Willcox

— 2 nights
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): do a tasting at Flying Leap Vineyards, do a tasting at Coronado Vineyards, see the interesting displays at Rex Allen Arizona Cowboy Museum, then examine the collection at Friends of Marty Robbins Museum, and finally explore the activities along Cochise Lake. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Amerind Museum, trek along Cochise Stronghold, and then identify plant and animal life at Willcox Playa Wildlife Area.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Willcox trip builder site.

You can drive from Mount Lemmon to Willcox in 2.5 hours. In April in Willcox, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Willcox

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 1 night

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.
On the 13th (Mon), steep yourself in history at El Santuario de Chimayo, examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, and then explore the world behind art at San Miguel Chapel. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, stop by Keshi, and then take in the exciting artwork at El Nicho.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip planner.

Drive from Willcox to Santa Fe in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Willcox in April; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 22°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Alamogordo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Alamogordo

— 2 nights
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes White Sands National Monument. On the 15th (Wed), see the interesting displays at New Mexico Museum of Space History, engage your brain at International Space Hall of Fame, and then take in the dramatic natural features at White Sands National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: savor the flavors at Heart of the Desert, then learn more about the world around you at Tularosa Basin Museum of History, then examine the collection at Shroud Exhibit and Museum, and finally make a trip to Giant Alamogordo Landmark.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Alamogordo itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Alamogordo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Fe in April: high temperatures in Alamogordo hover around 28°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Museums · Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

— 1 night
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Hall of The White Giant, take in the dramatic natural features at Giant Dome, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Lion's Tail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park itinerary planning site.

Getting from Alamogordo to Carlsbad Caverns National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Carlsbad Caverns National Park are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 2 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Whitney Plantation and Evergreen Plantation. Popular historic sites such as Garden District and Lake Lawn Metairie are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, contemplate the long history of Hermann-Grima House, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape My Room New Orleans.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to New Orleans takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in April, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 25°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at King William Historic District, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church, then examine the collection at San Antonio Fire Museum, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Little Church of La Villita, then examine the collection at Dick's Classic Garage, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Jail Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to San Antonio in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in San Antonio to be slightly colder, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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.