27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Mount Vernon
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Springfield
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
6
Saint Louis
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
7
Spring Green
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Saint Paul
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Royal
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
10
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
11
Williston
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
12
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
15
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
16
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
17
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
18
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

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Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wright Brothers National Memorial. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kill Devil Hills vacation planner .

Charlotte to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Charlotte in May, plan for slightly colder days in Kill Devil Hills, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. On the 19th (Tue), you're off toMount Vernon.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon ©
Mount Vernon is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes George Washington's Mount Vernon.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Vernon tour planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kill Devil Hills to Mount Vernon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Kill Devil Hills in May, plan for little chillier nights in Mount Vernon, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Mount Vernon

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
On the 21st (Thu), Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park and then explore the activities along Echo River.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mammoth Cave National Park road trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Mount Vernon to Mammoth Cave National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mount Vernon to Mammoth Cave National Park. In May, daytime highs in Mammoth Cave National Park are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum. On the 22nd (Fri), hunt for treasures at Findlay Market, contemplate the long history of William Howard Taft National Historic Site, and then stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati tour app .

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Cincinnati takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Cincinnati is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Cincinnati are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off toSpringfield.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Findlay Market ©
Findlay Market

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Springfield

Springfield
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): browse the exhibits of Lincoln Home National Historic Site and then get a sense of history and politics at Illinois State Capitol.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Springfield travel route planner .

Drive from Cincinnati to Springfield in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Gateway Arch. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Gateway Arch and then admire all the interesting features of Missouri Botanical Garden.

Planning Saint Louis trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Springfield to Saint Louis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Spring Green.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch

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Spring Green

Spring Green ©
Spring Green is a village in Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States. You've now added Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Wisconsin River, admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then sample the fine beverages at Wollersheim Winery & Distillery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Spring Green road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Saint Louis to Spring Green in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Saint Louis in May: high temperatures in Spring Green hover around 70°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saint Paul.

Things to do in Spring Green

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Wisconsin River, Wollersheim Winery & Distillery
Highlights from your plan

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Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©
The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
You've now added Historic Fort Snelling to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Historic Fort Snelling.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Paul trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Spring Green to Saint Paul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Royal.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic Fort Snelling ©
Historic Fort Snelling

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Royal

Royal ©
Royal is a village in Antelope County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Niobrara State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Royal vacation site .

Traveling by car from Saint Paul to Royal takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 47°F. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Royal

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Niobrara State Park
Highlights from your plan
Niobrara State Park ©
Niobrara State Park

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Keystone online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Royal to Keystone takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Royal in May, things will get a bit cooler in Keystone: highs are around 59°F and lows about 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Williston.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Williston

Williston ©
Williston is a city in and the county seat of Williams County, North Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fort Union Trading Post. On the 29th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fort Union Trading Post.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Williston itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Keystone to Williston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Williston. When traveling from Keystone in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Williston, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Williston

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Union Trading Post ©
Fort Union Trading Post

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, then explore the activities along McDonald Creek, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Apikuni Falls.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Williston to Glacier National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Williston to Glacier National Park. May in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 38°F at night. You will leave for Seattle on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek
Apikuni Falls ©
Apikuni Falls
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You've now added Space Needle to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then make a trip to Space Needle, and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Snoqualmie Falls and then stroll through Alki Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in May, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): savor the flavors at Portland Farmers Market - Office Location, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally take a stroll through Northwest (Nob Hill). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, and then explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Portland tour builder site .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. On the 4th (Thu), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, Oneonta Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. On your second day here, stroll through Lands End, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, and finally explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online travel route planner .

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lands End ©
Lands End

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 6th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally hike along Mariposa Grove.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park travel route planning site .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): browse the different shops at The Grove and then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 62°F. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Madame Tussauds Hollywood ©
Madame Tussauds Hollywood
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lions, Tigers & Bears and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Moonlight State Beach and then stroll through Windansea Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday maker site .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Moonlight State Beach, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Moonlight State Beach ©
Moonlight State Beach

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