24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Baltimore
— 1 night
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive
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Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive
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Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive
8
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Holbrook
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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New York City — 5 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read New York City day trip app.

Milan, Italy to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Milan to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Milan in July, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Baltimore.
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Baltimore — 1 night

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): examine the collection at American Visionary Art Museum and then explore the world behind art at The Walters Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Baltimore trip builder website.

You can take a train from New York City to Baltimore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Baltimore are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh — 1 night

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 1st (Mon), examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pittsburgh trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Baltimore to Pittsburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Baltimore in August, things will get slightly colder in Pittsburgh: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cincinnati.
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Cincinnati — 1 night

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore and take pictures at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and then take a stroll through Mount Adams.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cincinnati vacation tool.

Drive from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Cincinnati sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Saint Louis.
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Saint Louis — 1 night

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
On the 3rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Campbell House Museum and then examine the collection at City Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Cincinnati to Saint Louis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In August in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Kansas City.
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Kansas City — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kansas City journey planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Kansas City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Oklahoma City.
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Oklahoma City — 1 night

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 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and then pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City trip planner.

Getting from Kansas City to Oklahoma City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Oklahoma City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amarillo.
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Amarillo — 1 night

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amarillo trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel to Albuquerque.
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Albuquerque — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque online holiday planner.

You can drive from Amarillo to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Albuquerque can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Holbrook.
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Holbrook — 1 night

Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 8th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Agate House and then take an in-depth tour of Navajo County Historical Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Holbrook itinerary app.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Holbrook in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Holbrook are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 9th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, get great views at Lookout Studio, and then delve into the distant past at Tusayan Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Holbrook to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Holbrook in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The National Atomic Testing Museum, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: San Diego (Spanish Village Art Center & USS Midway Museum). Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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