22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Morgantown
— 1 night
Drive
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Columbus
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 1 night
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
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Springfield
— 1 night
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Kansas City
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
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Boston

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library and then stop by Beacon Hill. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, stop by Waterfront, and then take a stroll through North End.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Boston route planning app.

Dublin, Ireland to Boston is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in June, with highs in Boston at 28°C and lows at 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

New York City

— 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia road trip planning website.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums

Washington DC

— 2 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.
On the 6th (Sun), stroll around National Mall, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

Plan trip to Washington DC with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Washington DC are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Morgantown.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Morgantown

— 1 night
On the 8th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Pricketts Fort State Park, look for gifts at Old Stone House Gift Shop, then trek along Cheat Lake Trail, and finally admire the majestic nature at Coopers Rock State Forest.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Morgantown trip maker tool.

You can drive from Washington DC to Morgantown in 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: high temperatures in Morgantown hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Morgantown

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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 9th (Wed): take a stroll through Easton Town Center, admire the natural beauty at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and then get to know the fascinating history of German Village.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Columbus road trip planner.

You can drive from Morgantown to Columbus in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Columbus can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Chicago

— 1 night

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 10th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chicago driving holiday planner.

Fly from Columbus to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Columbus to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Chicago sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Trails

Saint Louis

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 11th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, examine the collection at City Museum, then examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Charles Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Saint Louis Art Museum, then stroll around Forest Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in June: highs in Saint Louis hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Springfield

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Gay Perdita Sinclair Station Route 66 Memorabalia, Head underground at Fantastic Caverns, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valley Watermill Park, and finally stop by Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World.

To find out how to plan a trip to Springfield, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Springfield takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. June in Springfield sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kansas City.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Kansas City

— 2 nights

City of Fountains

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Jesse James Bank Museum, get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Arabia Steamboat Museum, take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Union Station, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip planning website.

Drive from Springfield to Kansas City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Denver

— 1 night

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens, then examine the collection at Molly Brown House Museum, and finally wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Kansas City to Denver by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kansas City in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Denver, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 17th (Thu), contemplate the long history of McCune Mansion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, stroll through Temple Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Salt Lake City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 37°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, and then examine the collection at The Neon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then visit The LINQ Promenade, and finally see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 46°C and lows at 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and then examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker app.

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. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are cooler (30°C), and nights are a bit cooler (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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.