23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Fort Collins
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Amarillo
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Fort Worth
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Bossier City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Wytheville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Staunton
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Fort Collins is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Benson Park Sculpture Garden, see the interesting displays at Colorado Model Railroad Museum, then steep yourself in history at The 1879 Avery House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures, view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

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

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Fort Collins is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 8 hours. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Collins, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trips

Estes Park, Colorado Model Railroad Museum, Benson Park Sculpture Garden
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Model Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Model Railroad Museum
Benson Park Sculpture Garden ©
Benson Park Sculpture Garden

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

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

You can drive from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

few
hours
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amarillo trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Colorado Springs to Amarillo is 1 hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, things will get a bit warmer in Amarillo: highs are around 39°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Amarillo

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amarillo Zoo ©
Amarillo Zoo

1
night
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
On the 13th (Fri), make a trip to Sundance Square, contemplate the long history of Thistle Hill House Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Worth trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Amarillo to Fort Worth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Amarillo in July since evenings lows in Fort Worth dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Bossier City.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square
Thistle Hill House Museum ©
Thistle Hill House Museum

1
night
Bossier City

Bossier City ©
Bossier City is a suburb of Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, located in Bossier Parish.As of the 2010 census, Bossier City had a population of 61,315. Plan my Bossier City trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi from Fort Worth to Bossier City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bossier City are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Bossier City

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Louisiana Boardwalk ©
Louisiana Boardwalk

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Royal Street and St. Louis Cathedral are in your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Jackson Square and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to French Quarter, hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and meet the residents at Audubon Zoo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read New Orleans day trip planning app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Bossier City to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Bossier City in July, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (31°C), and nights are a bit warmer (31°C). On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg driving holiday planner.

You can drive from New Orleans to Vicksburg in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Vicksburg: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum

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.
On the 20th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then don't miss a visit to Beale Street, and finally look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Memphis trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Vicksburg to Memphis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Memphis sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid ©
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then meet the residents at Nashville Zoo, and then get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nashville journey planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Wytheville.

Things to do in Nashville

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Nashville Zoo ©
Nashville Zoo

1
night
Wytheville

Wytheville
Wytheville is a town in, and the county seat of, Wythe County, Virginia, United States. To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Wytheville road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Wytheville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Wytheville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in July, expect Wytheville to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 20°C. You'll set off for Staunton on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Wytheville

Parks Nightlife Historic Sites

5
nights
Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like James Monroe's Highland and James Madison's Montpelier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Staunton: Natural Bridge (The Natural Bridge of Virginia & Virginia Safari Park), Lee Chapel and Museum (in Lexington) and Charlottesville (Michie Tavern, University of Virginia, & more). There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns, learn about winemaking at Veritas Vineyard & Winery, and contemplate the long history of Frontier Culture Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Staunton day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Wytheville to Staunton takes 2.5 hours. July in Staunton sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Staunton

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Charlottesville, Natural Bridge, Lee Chapel and Museum, Luray Caverns, Veritas Vineyard & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Monticello ©
Monticello

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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 28th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planning site .

Getting from Staunton to Washington DC by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Staunton in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Washington DC. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Eastern Market ©
Eastern Market

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