24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
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Little Rock
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Dallas
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Albuquerque
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Phoenix
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Las Vegas
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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South Lake Tahoe
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Salt Lake City
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Denver
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Kansas City
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Saint Louis
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Louisville
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Nashville

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.
On the 12th (Sat), take in the history at Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip website.

High Point to Nashville is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from High Point to Nashville due to the time zone difference. June in Nashville sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trip

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Little Rock

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
On the 14th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, then take in the views from Big Dam Bridge, and then make a trip to River Rail Electric Streetcar.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Little Rock trip planner.

Drive from Nashville to Little Rock in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June in Little Rock, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Little Rock

Museums · Historic Sites

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Dallas

Big D

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 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then make a trip to Grassy Knoll.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dallas tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Little Rock to Dallas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dallas are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Albuquerque

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.
For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque sightseeing site.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Albuquerque. Traveling from Dallas in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Albuquerque, with lows of 64°F. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 18th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip planner.

Getting from Albuquerque to Phoenix by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Albuquerque - with highs of 107°F and lows of 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): trek along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On your second day here, trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online travel planner.

Drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Phoenix in June, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, temps between 85°F and 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 22nd (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 103°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature

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Los Angeles

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), shop like a local with Two Rodeo Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Los Angeles vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 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 colder (79°F), and nights are a bit cooler (62°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 27th (Sun), soothe aching muscles at Lake Tahoe Yoga.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe online travel route planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 41°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Salt Lake City

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square and then get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City route maker app.

You can fly from South Lake Tahoe to Salt Lake City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites

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Denver

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.
On the 29th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens, then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo and then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Denver trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, things will get a bit cooler in Denver: highs are around 83°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Kansas City

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.
On the 1st (Thu), examine the collection at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, gain insight at Kaleidoscope, then brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kansas City trip planning site.

Getting from Denver to Kansas City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Kansas City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kansas City when traveling from Denver in July, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, walk around Forest Park, then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and finally walk around Tilles Park. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, then experience rural life at Grant’s Farm, then examine the collection at City Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis day trip site.

You can drive from Kansas City to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

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Louisville

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): look for gifts at Art Eatables, Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and then enjoy some diversion at Churchill Downs. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Louisville driving holiday planner.

Drive from Saint Louis to Louisville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Louisville. July in Louisville sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Nature · Parks · Casinos

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.