24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Lafayette
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 1 night
Fly
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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
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Taos
— 1 night
Drive
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Durango
— 1 night
Drive
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Boise
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Boise
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
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Kalispell
— 4 nights
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Spokane
— 2 nights
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Lafayette

— 1 night
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, then look for all kinds of wild species at Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours, and finally pause for some photo ops at Urns of Justice. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Jungle Gardens and then steep yourself in history at Rip Van Winkle Gardens.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lafayette vacation maker website.

Charleston to Lafayette is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston to Lafayette, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Charleston, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lafayette, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to fly to Dallas.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dallas

— 1 night

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.
On the 21st (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lafayette to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In September in Dallas, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Albuquerque

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town. On your second day here, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then explore the galleries of New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, and then identify plant and animal life at New Mexico Jeep Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Albuquerque trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September, Albuquerque is little chillier than Dallas - with highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Taos

— 1 night
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Taos Pueblo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, and then explore and take pictures at High Road to Taos.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Taos tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Taos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in September, expect Taos to be a bit cooler, temps between 76°F and 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Taos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Durango

— 1 night
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Columba Catholic Church and then see the interesting displays at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Durango trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Taos to Durango takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Durango can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Durango

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tom Till Gallery and Gallery Moab LCA. Get outdoors at Arches National Park and Deep Desert Expeditions. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, race across the water with Moab Jett, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Moab day trip app.

Drive from Durango to Moab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, Moab is a bit warmer than Durango - with highs of 84°F and lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Boise

— 1 night

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 29th (Tue), trek along Boise River Greenbelt, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then do a tasting at Telaya Wine Co.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): wander the streets of Hyde Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at World Center For Birds of Prey, and then stop by Cravin's Candy Emporium.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Boise trip builder website.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Boise in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moab in September: highs in Boise hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Jackson Hole

— 4 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Wildlife Art and Jackson Hole Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Lone Star Geyser (in Yellowstone National Park) and Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park). There's much more to do: add some fun to your beach time Fish The Fly Guide Service & Travel, view the masterpieces at Thal Glass Studio, and snap pictures at Snake River Bridge.

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Fly from Boise to Jackson Hole in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Boise in September, with highs in Jackson Hole at 68°F and lows at 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalispell.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalispell

— 4 nights
Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Conrad Mansion and Mission Mountain Winery. Get some historical perspective at Garden of One Thousand Buddhas and Saint Matthew's Church. Explore Kalispell's surroundings by going to Depot Park (in Columbia Falls) and Whitefish Mountain Resort (in Whitefish). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with Howe’s Fishing – A Able/Mo Fisch Charters and Tours, sample the tasty concoctions at Great Northern Brewing Company, tee off at Village Greens Golf Course, and shop like a local with Sunti World Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kalispell day trip site.

Explore your travel options from Jackson Hole to Kalispell with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Kalispell can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Kalispell

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Trails

Side Trips

Spokane

— 2 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral, stroll around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden, and then stroll through Tubbs Hill Nature Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Treaty Rock Park, then make a short side trip with Mica Moon Zip Tours, then contemplate the long history of Crosby House, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Downtown Spokane.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Spokane trip planner.

You can drive from Kalispell to Spokane in 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kalispell to Spokane due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kalispell in October since evenings lows in Spokane dip to 40°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.