21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Nazareth
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Nazareth
— 1 day
Drive
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Allentown
— 2 nights
Drive to Philadelphia International Airport, Fly to Hibbing
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Hibbing
— 2 nights
Fly to Des Moines International Airport, Drive to Ankeny
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Ankeny
— 2 nights
Drive to Des Moines International Airport, Fly to Saint Louis
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cape Girardeau
Drive
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Lawrence
— 1 day
Drive
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Sapulpa
— 1 night
Drive
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Richardson
— 1 night
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Drive to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Palo Alto
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Palo Alto
— 1 night
Drive
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Sacramento
— 1 night
Fly
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rockford
— 1 night
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Drive to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Fly to MBS International Airport, Drive to Saginaw
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Saginaw
— 1 day
Drive
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Toledo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort Wayne
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Nazareth

— 1 day
Nazareth is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Ephrata Cloister, stop by Kitchen Kettle Village, and then contemplate the long history of The Amish Farm and House.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nazareth attractions planner.

Asheville to Nazareth is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In September in Nazareth, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Allentown.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Allentown

— 2 nights
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at The Soldiers Sailors Monument, then steep yourself in history at Mennonite Heritage Center, then witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Washington Crossing Historic Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Allentown online trip builder.

Allentown is just a stone's throw from Nazareth. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Hibbing.

Things to do in Allentown

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hibbing

— 2 nights
Hibbing is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. On the 4th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Bob Dylan's House, then get engrossed in the history at Judy Garland Museum, and then go deep underground at Soudan Underground Mine.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the Hibbing trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Allentown to Hibbing. The time zone difference when traveling from Allentown to Hibbing is minus 1 hour. In September, Hibbing is slightly colder than Allentown - with highs of 69°F and lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ankeny.

Things to do in Hibbing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Ankeny

— 2 nights
Ankeny is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House, then get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building, then steep yourself in history at John Wayne Birthplace & Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Valley Junction.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Ankeny trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Hibbing to Ankeny with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hibbing in September, with highs in Ankeny at 78°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Ankeny

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Saint Louis

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
On the 7th (Mon), revel in the low prices at Herbaria and then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Charles Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site, take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, then pick up some local products at Kirkwood Farmers’ Market, and finally examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saint Louis trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ankeny to Saint Louis. When traveling from Ankeny in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Saint Louis, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): hike along Trail of Tears.

Planning Cape Girardeau trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Getting from Saint Louis to Cape Girardeau by car takes about 2 hours. September in Cape Girardeau sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lawrence.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Lawrence

— 1 day
Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County, Kansas. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, then stop by Washington Creek Lavender, then take a stroll through Massachusetts Street, and finally view the masterpieces at Phoenix Gallery.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lawrence trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Cape Girardeau to Lawrence in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. September in Lawrence sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sapulpa.

Things to do in Lawrence

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sapulpa

— 1 night
Sapulpa is a city in Creek and Tulsa counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. On the 11th (Fri), admire the striking features of Burnett Mansion, then take an in-depth tour of Sapulpa Historical Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum, and finally look for gifts at River City Trading Post.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sapulpa trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Lawrence to Sapulpa by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sapulpa when traveling from Lawrence in September, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Richardson.

Things to do in Sapulpa

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Richardson

— 1 night
Richardson is a principal city in Dallas and Collin counties in the U.S. state of Texas. Your day by day itinerary now includes CityLine. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): wander the streets of CityLine.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Richardson online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sapulpa to Richardson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Sapulpa in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Richardson, with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Palo Alto.

Things to do in Richardson

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip

Palo Alto

— 1 night
Palo Alto is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States.Palo Alto was established by Leland Stanford Sr. On the 12th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of San Juan Bautista State Historic Park and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Stanford University.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Palo Alto day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Richardson to Palo Alto. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Richardson to Palo Alto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Richardson in September, things will get slightly colder in Palo Alto: highs are around 79°F and lows about 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sacramento.

Things to do in Palo Alto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Sacramento

— 1 night

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stop by Old Town Auburn, then steep yourself in history at Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park, then examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, and finally look for gifts at Andy's Candy Apothecary.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sacramento trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Palo Alto to Sacramento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Palo Alto in September, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Sacramento

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, then stroll around Millennium Park, then don't miss a visit to Marquette Building, and finally make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, look for gifts at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and finally view the masterpieces at Chicago Cultural Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Sacramento to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sacramento in September: highs in Chicago hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rockford.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Rockford

— 1 night
Rockford is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Illinois, the 171st most populous city in the United States, the largest city in Illinois outside of the Chicago metropolitan area, and the city of the 148th most populous metropolitan area in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate the long history of John Deere Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Midway Village & Museum Center, contemplate the long history of Oscar Taylor Home, and then look for gifts at Tom's Farm Market and Greenhouse.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rockford tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chicago to Rockford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from Chicago in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rockford, with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saginaw.

Things to do in Rockford

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Saginaw

— 1 day
Saginaw is a city in the State of Michigan and the seat of Saginaw County. On the 19th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, and then browse the different shops at Frankenmuth River Place Shops.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Saginaw online holiday builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rockford to Saginaw. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rockford in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Saginaw, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Toledo.

Things to do in Saginaw

Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo

— 2 nights
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the long history of The 577 Foundation, stroll around Providence Metropark, then admire the masterpieces at Toledo Museum of Art, then browse the fresh offerings at Ciolinos, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Toledo itinerary planner.

Getting from Saginaw to Toledo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Saginaw in September, Toledo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 57°F. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fort Wayne.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Wayne

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Museum.

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Getting from Toledo to Fort Wayne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Fort Wayne

Historic Sites · Museums

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.