22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Laughlin
— 1 night
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Flagstaff
— 1 night
Fly
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive
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Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive
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Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive
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Memphis
— 1 night
Drive
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 1 night
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Columbus
— 1 night
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 3 nights

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Laughlin

— 1 night
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Riverwalk Trail, try to win big at Harrah's Laughlin, and then try your luck at Aquarius Casino Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Laughlin trip itinerary builder website.

Corona to Laughlin is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Corona to Laughlin. Traveling from Corona in May, things will get a bit warmer in Laughlin: highs are around 92°F and lows about 68°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Laughlin

Casinos · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Trails

Flagstaff

— 1 night

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 22nd (Sat), stroll through Wupatki National Monument.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Flagstaff road trip planner.

Drive from Laughlin to Flagstaff in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Laughlin in May; daily highs in Flagstaff reach 65°F and lows reach 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Albuquerque

— 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), sample some tasty brews at Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Albuquerque trip planner.

Fly from Flagstaff to Albuquerque in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in May, expect Albuquerque to be somewhat warmer, temps between 77°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Amarillo

— 1 night

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): look for gifts at Cavender's Boot City, take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, then get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, and finally make a trip to Combine City.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amarillo online trip builder.

Getting from Albuquerque to Amarillo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Amarillo, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Oklahoma City

— 1 night

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 25th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, then see the interesting displays at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, and then stop by Bricktown. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Skydance Bridge, then engage your brain at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then admire the natural beauty at Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden.

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You can drive from Amarillo to Oklahoma City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Oklahoma City, with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can fly to Little Rock.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Little Rock

— 1 night

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument, then ponder the world of politics at Old State House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, and finally make a trip to One Thai Spa.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Little Rock trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Oklahoma City to Little Rock takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites · Museums

Memphis

— 1 night

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.
On the 28th (Fri), examine the collection at Graceland, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then look for gifts at Lansky.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Memphis trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Memphis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

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 29th (Sat): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Upper Room.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Nashville holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Louisville

— 1 night

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 30th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Louisville day trip planner.

Drive from Nashville to Louisville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In May in Louisville, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Columbus

— 1 night

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Inniswood Metro Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Whetstone Park / Park of Roses, then learn the secrets of beer at Pedal Wagon Columbus, and finally examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Columbus trip planner.

Drive from Louisville to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Columbus are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Pittsburgh

— 1 night

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 1st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, then take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and finally get engrossed in the history at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh road trip site.

Getting from Columbus to Pittsburgh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Washington DC

— 3 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at White House, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC journey planning site.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Washington DC by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pittsburgh in June, expect Washington DC to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder website.

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Washington DC, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandwich Glass Museum), Cape Cod Children's Museum (in Mashpee) and Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, get interesting insight from Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, and walk around Rose Kennedy Greenway.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Boston road trip planning site.

You can fly from New York City to Boston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in June since evenings lows in Boston dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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.