24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Tampa
— 2 nights
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Tallahassee
— 2 nights
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Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive
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Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive
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Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amarillo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Denver
— 2 nights
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ketchum
— 2 nights

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Tampa

— 2 nights

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at The Florida Aquarium, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then take a leisurely stroll along Pier 60.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampa online route planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Tampa. In May, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Tallahassee

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, admire the majestic nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, and then walk around Cascades Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Tallahassee Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mission San Luis de Apalachee, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More, and finally don't miss a visit to Florida State University.

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Fly from Tampa to Tallahassee in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampa in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tallahassee, with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Montgomery

— 3 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Venture out of the city with trips to John Emerald Distilling Company (in Opelika) and Toomer's Corner (in Auburn). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum.

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Drive from Tallahassee to Montgomery in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tallahassee to Montgomery. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tallahassee in May: highs in Montgomery hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Birmingham

— 2 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church, then get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, then don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Memphis

— 2 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Graceland and then try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at Withers Collection Museum & Gallery.

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You can drive from Birmingham to Memphis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Little Rock.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

Little Rock

— 2 nights

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, walk around Riverfront Park, get a taste of the local shopping with The Galleries at Library Square, then admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, and finally make a trip to La Petit Roche Plaza. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Old Mill, immerse yourself in nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, then take in the views from Big Dam Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Little Rock tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Memphis to Little Rock in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Oklahoma City

— 2 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Myriad Botanical Gardens, then wander the streets of Bricktown, and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Centennial Land Run Monument, admire the masterpieces at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, then learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and finally take in the views from Skydance Bridge.

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You can fly from Little Rock to Oklahoma City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Oklahoma City are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Parks

Amarillo

— 2 nights

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West and then make a trip to Route 66. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, then see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Cadillac Ranch.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Amarillo trip planner.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 50°F in Amarillo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Denver.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Denver

— 2 nights

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 26th (Wed), look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, then see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Molly Brown House Museum, then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and then contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Amarillo to Denver by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amarillo in May; daily highs in Denver reach 66°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

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 (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and then walk around Washington Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall, then get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, and finally shop like a local with Art at the Main Gallery.

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Getting from Denver to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 72°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Ketchum

— 2 nights
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Shoshone Ice Caves, then fly down the slopes at Bald Mountain, and then fly down the slopes at Sun Valley Resort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ketchum trip app.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Ketchum in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, things will get a bit cooler in Ketchum: highs are around 63°F and lows about 40°F.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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.