23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Salem
— 2 nights
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
4
Houston
— 2 nights
5
Austin
— 2 nights
6
Dallas
— 2 nights
7
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
8
Bend
— 2 nights
9
Portland
— 3 nights

2
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Fished Impressions and then get to know the fascinating history of Pickering Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, thenexplore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salem road trip app.

Manchester, UK to Salem is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: high temperatures in Salem hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Marginal Way Walkway, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nashville road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Salem to Nashville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salem to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salem in August: high temperatures in Nashville hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nashville in August, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Ghost & Vampire Tours
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt, and then make a trip to The Heights Theater. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then examine the collection at Houston Museum District.

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

Fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Houston: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, thenlook for gifts at Waterloo Records, thentake in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and finally stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, thencatch a live event at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Austin road trip site.

Traveling by car from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, examine the collection at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, thenexplore the world behind art at Kimbell Art Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas day trip planning app.

You can drive from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Dallas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Top O'Hill Terrace, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, thenview the masterpieces at Fatali Gallery, and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, thenget a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, and finally hike along The Living Room Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip site.

You can fly from Dallas to Salt Lake City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Salt Lake City, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River, stroll around Sam Johnson Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Drake Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest, and then explore and take pictures at McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bend trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Bend in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Bend. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in August; daily highs in Bend reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Redmond, McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Deschutes River ©
Deschutes River
Deschutes National  Forest
Deschutes National Forest

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Step out of Portland with an excursion to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: stop by Powell's City of Books, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Portland sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Bend to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Portland, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Tours

Side Trips

George Rogers Park, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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