28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Ketchikan
— 2 nights
2
Juneau
— 3 nights
3
New York City
— 8 nights
4
New Orleans
— 5 nights
5
Natchez
— 1 night
6
Vicksburg
— 1 night
7
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
8
Denver
— 2 nights
9
Estes Park
— 2 nights

2
nights
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then make a trip to Chief Johnson Totem Pole, and then get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then admire the majestic nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park, and then look for gifts at Ketchikan Mining Co.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ketchikan travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to Ketchikan is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 19 hours traveling from Sydney to Ketchikan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect nights in Ketchikan to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are colder, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Chief Johnson Totem Pole ©
Chief Johnson Totem Pole

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 4th (Sun), don't miss a visit to St. Nicholas, get advice or help at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, then admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, and finally look for gifts at Alaska Shirt Company. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Juneau online itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Juneau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Ketchikan in October, Juneau is little chillier at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Alaska Shirt Company ©
Alaska Shirt Company
Nugget Falls ©
Nugget Falls

8
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at SoHo and Chelsea Market. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Ocean Grove Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Hudson Park and Beach (in New Rochelle), Adams Fairacre Farms (in Poughkeepsie) and Seaside Park Beach (in Seaside Park). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Mantoloking Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, stroll through Allenhurst Beach Club, and examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Juneau to New York City takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Juneau to New York City. Traveling from Juneau in October, you will find days in New York City are warmer (24°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Ocean Grove Beach, Hudson Park and Beach, Adams Fairacre Farms, Mantoloking Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dumbo ©
Dumbo
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Royal Street and Garden District. For shopping fun, head to Canal Place or Tabasco Country Store French Quarter. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Beau Rivage Casino (in Biloxi), Kelinci Spa & Boutique (in Long Beach) and Chandeleur Brewing Company (in Gulfport). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, walk around Audubon Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Algiers Point, and don't miss a visit to New Orleans Musical Legends Park.

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Fly from New York City to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in October, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beau Rivage Casino, Kelinci Spa & Boutique, Chandeleur Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Park ©
Audubon Park
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Longwood, stop by The Old South Trading Post, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Mound, and finally make a trip to Forks of the Roads Monument.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Natchez itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Natchez takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you will find days in Natchez are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are a bit cooler (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Mound ©
Emerald Mound
Longwood ©
Longwood
Forks of the Roads Monument ©
Forks of the Roads Monument

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 21st (Wed), take a tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, join in the after-dark buzz at Ameristar Casino Vicksburg, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg travel route planner.

Drive from Natchez to Vicksburg in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Fun & Games · Nightlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
Ameristar Casino Vicksburg ©
Ameristar Casino Vicksburg

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Fly from Vicksburg to Colorado Springs in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Vicksburg in October, expect Colorado Springs to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Pearl Street Mall, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Denver road trip planner.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Denver are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Pearl Street Mall
Highlights from your plan
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

2
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Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): trot along with a tour on horseback, then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then explore and take pictures at Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Estes Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Spas
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway

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