22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Detroit
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Amarillo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Alamogordo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
11
Tombstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
13
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
14
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Mexican Hat
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
16
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Rome

1
night
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Detroit travel itinerary planner.

Rome, Italy to Detroit is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Rome to Detroit, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in July: high temperatures in Detroit hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trip

Island Lake State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
DNR Outdoor Adventure Center ©
DNR Outdoor Adventure Center

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 28th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Scottish Rite Cathedral, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then get to know the resident critters at Indianapolis Zoo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint John Evangelist Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Indianapolis trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Detroit to Indianapolis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Zoo ©
Indianapolis Zoo
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Saint John Evangelist Catholic Church ©

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sachs Butterfly House and Onondaga Cave. Go for a jaunt from Saint Louis to New Haven to see Pinckney Bend Distillery about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Transportation, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, and stroll around Jefferson Barracks Historic Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Indianapolis to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in July, you will find days in Saint Louis are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Onondaga Cave, Sachs Butterfly House, Pinckney Bend Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The National Museum of Transportation ©

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 1st (Thu), engage your brain at Adventure Science Center and then admire the majestic nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nashville online holiday planner .

You can fly from Saint Louis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Science Center ©
Adventure Science Center
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
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 2nd (Fri): explore the galleries of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, then stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery, then explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of Memphis, and finally make a trip to Beale Street.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis online trip planner .

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Memphis sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery
The Children's Museum of Memphis ©

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): wander the streets of Dallas Arts District and then wander the streets of Bishop Arts District.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in August, expect nights in Dallas to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arts District ©
Dallas Arts District
Bishop Arts District ©
Bishop Arts District

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Roughtail Brewing Company, learn about winemaking at Clauren Ridge Vineyard and Winery, and then wander the streets of Bricktown.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Oklahoma City itinerary planner .

You can drive from Dallas to Oklahoma City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dallas in August; daily highs in Oklahoma City reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries Wineries

Side Trips

Clauren Ridge Vineyard and Winery, Roughtail Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Bricktown ©
Bricktown
Roughtail Brewing Company ©
Roughtail Brewing Company
Clauren Ridge Vineyard and Winery ©
Clauren Ridge Vineyard and Winery

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 5th (Mon), take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District, then look for gifts at Cavender's Boot City, then make a trip to Huge Pair of Legs, and finally get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

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Getting from Oklahoma City to Amarillo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Amarillo

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cavender's Boot City ©
Cavender's Boot City

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at El Rancho de las Golondrinas, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Amarillo to Santa Fe takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Amarillo to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amarillo in August, things will get little chillier in Santa Fe: highs are around 34°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Alamogordo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
El Rancho de las Golondrinas ©
El Rancho de las Golondrinas

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night
Alamogordo

Alamogordo ©
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. On the 7th (Wed), do a tasting at Tularosa Vineyards, experience rural life at McGinn's PistachioLand, then learn about winemaking at Heart of the Desert, and finally don't miss a visit to Giant Alamogordo Landmark.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Alamogordo online road trip planner .

Drive from Santa Fe to Alamogordo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Fe in August, with highs in Alamogordo at 38°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tombstone.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Wineries Shopping

Side Trip

Tularosa Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Heart of the Desert ©
Heart of the Desert
Tularosa Vineyards ©
Tularosa Vineyards

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Tombstone

Tombstone ©
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Tombstone's Historama, take an in-depth tour of O.K. Corral, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Boothilll Graveyard, and finally don't miss a visit to Bird Cage Theatre.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tombstone tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from Alamogordo to Tombstone by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Tombstone, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Boothilll Graveyard ©
Boothilll Graveyard
O.K. Corral ©
O.K. Corral
Bird Cage Theatre ©
Bird Cage Theatre

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 9th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Augustine Cathedral, then have fun and explore at Children's Museum Tucson, then admire the striking features of Fox Theater, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tucson online tour planner .

Drive from Tombstone to Tucson in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Tombstone in August, expect Tucson to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Children's Museum Tucson ©
Children's Museum Tucson
St. Augustine Cathedral ©
St. Augustine Cathedral
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): have fun at Flagstaff Extreme, admire the majestic nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Mother Road Brewing Company.

You can plan Flagstaff trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Tucson to Flagstaff in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Tucson in August, plan for slightly colder days in Flagstaff, with highs around 29°C, while nights are colder with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Mother Road Brewing Company ©
Mother Road Brewing Company

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 11th (Sun), enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, stroll through Lone Rock Beach, then stop by Big Lake Trading Post, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Flagstaff to Page by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in August, with highs in Page at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Big Lake Trading Post ©
Big Lake Trading Post

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Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll around Sandstone Tours and then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Mexican Hat online attractions planner .

You can drive from Page to Mexican Hat in 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in August: high temperatures in Mexican Hat hover around 36°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Tours Parks

Side Trip

Monument Valley
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chicago Riverwalk and Maggie Daley Park. Visit Millennium Park and Cantigny Park for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Riverwalk Lot (in Naperville) and Baha'i House of Worship (in Wilmette). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Name Cathedral.

Before you visit Chicago, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mexican Hat to Chicago. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Mexican Hat in August, Chicago is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cantigny Park, Riverwalk Lot, Baha'i House of Worship
Highlights from your plan
Baha'i House of Worship ©
Baha'i House of Worship
Riverwalk Lot ©
Riverwalk Lot
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk

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