25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Charleston
— 1 night
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Dayton
— 2 nights
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Indianapolis
— 1 night
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Saint Louis
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Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 1 day
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Los Lunas
— 4 nights
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Lubbock
— 1 night
Fly to Austin, Bus to San Antonio
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Lafayette
— 2 nights
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Biloxi
— 2 nights
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Marietta
— 1 night
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Charlotte
— 6 nights
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Charleston

— 1 night
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. state of West Virginia, and the county seat of Kanawha County. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a stroll around Culture Center, take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, and then shop like a local with Charleston Town Center Mall.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip planner.

Richmond to Charleston is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, subway, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Charleston

Shopping · Museums

Dayton

— 2 nights

Gem City

Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F. Kettering, inventor of the automobile self starter.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, and then explore the world behind art at Dayton Art Institute. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Oregon District, steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dayton travel route builder website.

You can drive from Charleston to Dayton in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Charleston in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dayton: temperatures range from 52°F by day to 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Dayton

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Indianapolis

— 1 night

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, then learn about winemaking at Easley Winery, and finally test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Room Fishers.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Indianapolis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dayton to Indianapolis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Indianapolis, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Childrens Museums · Wineries · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

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 11th (Wed), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Indianapolis to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Kansas City

— 2 nights

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 12th (Thu), examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and finally shop like a local with Country Club Plaza.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Kansas City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in November, and nighttime lows around 38°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Colorado Springs

— 1 night
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Kansas City to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Kansas City in November, with lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Santa Fe

— 1 day

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 14th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe visit planner.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Santa Fe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Lunas.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Los Lunas

— 4 nights
Los Lunas is a village in Valencia County, New Mexico, in the United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument and Tome Gallery. Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts and Belen Harvey House Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Lunas: Laguna Pueblo Mission (in Laguna), Manzano Mountains State Park (in Mountainair) and Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge (in La Joya). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Tome Hill Park and contemplate the waterfront views at Isleta Lakes & RV Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Lunas trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Santa Fe to Los Lunas in 1.5 hours. In November in Los Lunas, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Lubbock.

Things to do in Los Lunas

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Lubbock

— 1 night
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. On the 19th (Thu), learn about winemaking at McPherson Cellars Winery and then see the interesting displays at The Buddy Holly Center.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lubbock trip itinerary app.

Drive from Los Lunas to Lubbock in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Los Lunas to Lubbock, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Lunas in November: high temperatures in Lubbock hover around 65°F and lows are around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Antonio.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums · Wineries

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, take in the history at Mission San Jose, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then examine the collection at The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Lubbock to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In November, San Antonio is somewhat warmer than Lubbock - with highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can fly to Lafayette.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Lafayette

— 2 nights
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Acadian Cultural Center, look for gifts at Konriko Company Store, then take an in-depth tour of Acadian Memorial, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Red Lerille's Health & Raquet Club. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, then look for all kinds of wild species at Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours, then pause for some photo ops at Urns of Justice, and finally stroll the grounds of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Lafayette trip planner.

You can fly from San Antonio to Lafayette in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. November in Lafayette sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Biloxi.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

Biloxi

— 2 nights

Playground of the South

A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Ocean Springs Museum of History, explore the world behind art at Walter Anderson Museum of Art, then try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, and finally try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Biloxi trip planner.

Drive from Lafayette to Biloxi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. November in Biloxi sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Marietta.

Things to do in Biloxi

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Marietta

— 1 night
Marietta is located in central Cobb County, Georgia, United States, and is the county's seat and largest city.As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 56,579. On the 25th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Woodstock Visitors Center at Dean's Store.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marietta holiday builder app.

You can fly from Biloxi to Marietta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Biloxi in November, with highs in Marietta at 62°F and lows at 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Charlotte.

Things to do in Marietta

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Charlotte

— 6 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate International Civil Rights Center & Museum and Mint Museum Uptown. Head to Richard Childress Racing and Concord Millsfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Charlotte: Ambleside Gallery (in Greensboro), JOLO Winery & Vineyards (in Pilot Mountain) and Mount Airy (Mayberry Replica Courthouse & The Andy Griffith Museum). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, make a trip to Reclining Bulls Statue, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and take a stroll through SouthPark.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Charlotte attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Marietta to Charlotte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. In November, daytime highs in Charlotte are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums

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.