32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Charlotte
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Staunton
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Washington DC
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New York City
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Ledyard
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Buffalo
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Ann Arbor
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Hudson
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Kalispell
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
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Grand Teton National Park
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Kennewick
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Hoquiam
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Bend
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Redding
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Grover Beach
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Charlotte

— 1 night

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get curious at Discovery Place Science, then stroll around Freedom Park, and then don't miss a visit to Old Settlers Cemetery.

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

Atlanta to Charlotte is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Charlotte are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Staunton.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Staunton

— 3 nights
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia. Get out of town with these interesting Staunton side-trips: Charlottesville (Monticello & University of Virginia). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Church, steep yourself in history at Frontier Culture Museum, examine the collection at Bruce A. Elder Antique and Classic Automobiles Museum, and stop by Cocoa Mills Chocolatier.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Staunton travel route planner.

Fly from Charlotte to Staunton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Charlotte in April, things will get little chillier in Staunton: highs are around 66°F and lows about 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Staunton

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 1 night
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 12th (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from Staunton to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Staunton in April, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Nature · Parks

New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): go for a walk through Central Park. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then wander the streets of Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary website.

Drive from Washington DC to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (61°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Ledyard.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Ledyard

— 3 nights
Ledyard is a town in New London County, Connecticut, United States, located along the Thames River. Change things up with these side-trips from Ledyard: East Haddam (Ray of Light Farm, Gillette Castle State Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Tantaquidgeon Museum, relax and rejuvenate at The Spa at Norwich Inn, try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Foxwoods.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ledyard trip planner.

Drive from New York City to Ledyard in 2.5 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Ledyard to be slightly colder, temps between 56°F and 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Ledyard

Wineries · Fun & Games · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buffalo

— 1 night

Queen City

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
On the 19th (Mon), walk around Patriots and Heroes Park and then admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Buffalo trip planner.

You can drive from Ledyard to Buffalo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Ann Arbor.

Things to do in Buffalo

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Ann Arbor

— 1 night
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and then admire the masterpieces at University of Michigan Museum of Art.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ann Arbor trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to Ann Arbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Hudson.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Museums · Childrens Museums

Hudson

— 1 day
Hudson is a city in St. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): snap pictures at Stillwater Lift Bridge.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hudson trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ann Arbor to Hudson. Traveling from Ann Arbor to Hudson, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ann Arbor in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hudson: temperatures range from 51°F by day to 33°F at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Keystone.
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Keystone

— 1 night

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 22nd (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park.

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

You can drive from Hudson to Keystone in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hudson to Keystone. Traveling from Hudson in April, Keystone is little chillier at night with lows of 27°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for Kalispell.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Kalispell

— 5 nights
Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to John's Lake Loop (in Glacier National Park) and West Glacier (River Rafting & Tubing & Glacier National Park). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Lone Pine State Park, tee off at Village Greens Golf Course, shop like a local with Sunti World Art Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Hockaday Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kalispell route maker site.

Getting from Keystone to Kalispell by car takes about 12.5 hours. While traveling from Keystone, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kalispell, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 30°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kalispell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 1 night

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip site.

You can drive from Kalispell to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kalispell in April, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 42°F and lows at 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 48°F and lows reach 26°F. On the 29th (Thu), you're off to Kennewick.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Kennewick

— 1 night
Kennewick is a city in Benton County in the southeastern part of the State of Washington, along the southwest bank of the Columbia River, just southeast of the confluence of the Columbia and Yakima rivers and across from the confluence of the Columbia and the Snake. On the 29th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Columbia Park and then make a trip to Regional Veterans Memorial.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kennewick tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Kennewick by car takes about 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Kennewick is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in April, with highs in Kennewick at 68°F and lows at 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hoquiam.

Things to do in Kennewick

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hoquiam

— 3 nights
Hoquiam is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Polson Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Ocean City State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Westport Winery Garden Resort, then pause for some photo ops at Kurt Cobain Memorial Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Aberdeen Museum of History.

Make your Hoquiam itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Kennewick to Hoquiam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kennewick in April, expect nights in Hoquiam to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are little chillier, around 57°F. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off to Bend.

Things to do in Hoquiam

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Nature

Side Trip

Bend

— 3 nights
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Explore Bend's surroundings by going to Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond) and City of Sisters (in Sisters). And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalo Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Artists Gallery Sunriver, and examine the collection at High Desert Museum.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bend tour planner.

Traveling by car from Hoquiam to Bend takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Hoquiam in May, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Bend: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Redding.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Redding

— 1 night
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Redding driving holiday tool.

Getting from Bend to Redding by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bend in May, expect Redding to be a bit warmer, temps between 84°F and 56°F. You'll set off for Grover Beach on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Redding

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grover Beach

— 2 nights
Grover Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. Grover Beach is known for shopping and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Sandalwood Spa, stroll around Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, tee off at Monarch Dunes Golf Club, and see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grover Beach trip maker.

You can drive from Redding to Grover Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In May, Grover Beach is slightly colder than Redding - with highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grover Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Shopping

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.