28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Crawfordsville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
East Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Jackson
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Houston
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Alpine
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Tucson
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Crawfordsville

Crawfordsville ©
Crawfordsville is a city in Union Township, Montgomery County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Rotary Jail Museum and Tannenbaum Cultural Center.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Crawfordsville road trip planning site .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Crawfordsville is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Crawfordsville is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Crawfordsville, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to East Chicago.

Things to do in Crawfordsville

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shades State Park, Purdue University
Highlights from your plan
Shades State Park ©
Shades State Park
Purdue University ©
Purdue University

3
nights
East Chicago

East Chicago ©
East Chicago is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near East Chicago: Brookfield Zoo (in Brookfield), Lilacia Park (in Lombard) and Morton Arboretum (in Lisle). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the East Chicago trip planner .

You can drive from Crawfordsville to East Chicago in 2.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Crawfordsville to East Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Nashville.

Things to do in East Chicago

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Lilacia Park, Morton Arboretum, Lake Michigan, Horseshoe Hammond, Brookfield Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
Horseshoe Hammond ©
Horseshoe Hammond
Lilacia Park ©
Lilacia Park

3
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step out of Nashville to go to Franklin and see Lotz House Museum, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nashville trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from East Chicago to Nashville. Traveling from East Chicago in April, expect Nashville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

5
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and meet the residents at Audubon Zoo.

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You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in April, New Orleans is much warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): have fun and explore at Mississippi Children's Museum and then learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jackson day trip planning app .

You can drive from New Orleans to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in Jackson to be a bit cooler, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum

3
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo and then stroll through Hermann Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jackson to Houston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jackson in April, Houston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park

4
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Antonio: Austin (Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail & Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center). Pack the 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Antonio. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Houston to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in San Antonio sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alpine.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Austin
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
Alpine

Alpine ©
Alpine is a city in and the county seat of Brewster County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): look and learn at McDonald Observatory, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Davis National Historic Site, and then admire the striking features of Presidio County Courthouse.

Start your trip to Alpine by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Alpine takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from San Antonio in April, things will get a bit cooler in Alpine: highs are around 30°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Alpine

Museums Childrens Museums Nature

Side Trips

Marfa, Fort Davis
Highlights from your plan
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory
Presidio County Courthouse ©
Presidio County Courthouse
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our El Paso tour planner .

Traveling by car from Alpine to El Paso takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alpine to El Paso due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Alpine in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in El Paso, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in El Paso

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park
Magoffin Home State Historic Site ©
Magoffin Home State Historic Site

3
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
When in Tucson, make a side trip to see Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory in Mount Lemmon, approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, ponder the world of politics at Pima County Courthouse, examine the collection at Pima Air & Space Museum, and get great views at Gates Pass.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from El Paso to Tucson in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Tucson can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
Pima Air & Space Museum ©
Pima Air & Space Museum

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