27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Moab
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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Omaha
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Chicago
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Elkhart
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Youngstown
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Niagara Falls
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Boston
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Villanova
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Kennett Square
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Washington DC
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Williamsburg
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Durham
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Charlotte
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Pigeon Forge
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Nashville
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Memphis
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Dallas
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Las Cruces
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San Diego
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Moab

— 1 night

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): look for gifts at The T Shirt Shop and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Moab journey website.

San Diego to Moab is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Diego in March: highs in Moab hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 32°F. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Trails

Rocky Mountain National Park

— 1 night
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 29th (Mon), trek along Emerald Lake Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Moab to Rocky Mountain National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of car and train. March in Rocky Mountain National Park sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 29°F at night. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Omaha.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Omaha

— 1 night

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Omaha day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Rocky Mountain National Park to Omaha in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Omaha, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 29°F. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to Chicago.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Loop, walk around Millennium Park, then grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, and finally find something for the whole family at Fox in a Box Chicago.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner.

Fly from Omaha to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Omaha in March, expect nights in Chicago to be about the same, around 30°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Elkhart.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Elkhart

— 1 night
Elkhart is a city in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Elkhart trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Elkhart takes 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Elkhart. In April, daily temperatures in Elkhart can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. You will leave for Youngstown on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Elkhart

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Youngstown

— 1 night
Youngstown is a city in and the county seat of Mahoning County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Youngstown Museum Of industry And Labor, take an in-depth tour of John Stark Edwards House and Museum (Trumbull County Historical Society), then make a trip to The Upton House, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk-Amphitheatre Campus.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Youngstown road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Elkhart to Youngstown takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, daytime highs in Youngstown are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Youngstown

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll through Niagara Wine Trail USA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park, examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, then trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, then get engrossed in the history at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls tour planner.

Getting from Youngstown to Niagara Falls by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Youngstown in April, plan for slightly colder days in Niagara Falls, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Hills Reservation, and finally stroll through Castle Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): have fun and explore at Boston Children's Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Marriott's Custom House, and then ponder the world of politics at Old State House.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Boston takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In April in Boston, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Villanova.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Villanova

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Elmwood Park Zoo, then gain insight at Bryn Mawr College, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Ardmore Farmers Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Villanova sightseeing planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boston to Villanova. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in April: highs in Villanova hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kennett Square.

Things to do in Villanova

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

Kennett Square

Kennett Square is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kennett Square trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Villanova to Kennett Square in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Kennett Square can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. You will leave for Washington DC on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Kennett Square

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like U.S. National Arboretum and Smithsonian American Art Museum. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get your bearings at Library of Congress, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC attractions planner.

You can drive from Kennett Square to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Kennett Square - with highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Williamsburg

— 1 night

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
On the 12th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at York River State Park, stroll around Colonial National Historical Park, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

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Getting from Washington DC to Williamsburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Durham.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Durham

— 1 night

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
On the 13th (Tue), take in the pleasant sights at Riverwalk, steep yourself in history at Ayr Mount Historic Site, then make a trip to Vietnam Veterans Living Memorial, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Falls Lake State Recreation Area.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Durham trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Durham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Durham

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Charlotte

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Wing Haven, see the interesting displays at Joe Gibbs Racing, then look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, and finally stroll through Buzzard Rock Trail.

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You can drive from Durham to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Thu) before leaving for Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Charlotte

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge

— 1 night

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
On the 15th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Rowdy Bear Mountain.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Charlotte to Pigeon Forge in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In April in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Nashville

— 2 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 17th (Sat), take a memorable tour with Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally snap pictures at John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Radnor Lake State Park and then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Nashville.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville tour builder website.

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Nashville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to Nashville. In April, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip builder.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to Dallas.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Parks · Nightlife · Historic Sites

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dallas route maker website.

You can fly from Memphis to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in April, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Las Cruces

— 1 night
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. On the 21st (Wed), stroll around Veterans Memorial Park, then identify plant and animal life at Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Mesilla Plaza.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Cruces trip builder site.

Getting from Dallas to Las Cruces by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Las Cruces when traveling from Dallas in April, with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

San Diego

— 1 day

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Las Cruces to San Diego in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and flight; or fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Cruces to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Cruces in April: highs in San Diego hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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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.