29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip maker

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Saint Louis
— 1 night
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Roswell
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Keystone
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Saint Louis

— 1 night

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 30th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Campbell House Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum, then stroll through World Bird Sanctuary, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then examine the collection at Inside the Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank, then examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Gateway Arch National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Louis route builder app.

Indianapolis to Saint Louis is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Roswell.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Roswell

— 1 night
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 2nd (Fri), examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center, browse the exhibits of Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, then see the sky in a new way at Roswell Museum & Art Center, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Tokay Beaded Art.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Roswell travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Roswell takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Saint Louis in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Roswell: temperatures range from 97°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Phoenix.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Phoenix

— 2 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. On the 3rd (Sat), head outdoors with Salt River Tubing, see the interesting displays at Arizona Museum of Natural History, and then see the interesting displays at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Phoenix online itinerary maker.

You can fly from Roswell to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Roswell in July, with highs in Phoenix at 106°F and lows at 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Escape the urban bustle at South Kaibab Trail and Inner Canyon. You'll explore and learn at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lookout Studio, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and stroll around Indian Garden.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool.

Drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Phoenix - with highs of 84°F and lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation maker site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 104°F, while lows dip to 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Anaheim

— 1 night

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lyon Air Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Huntington Beach Wetlands.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Anaheim at 86°F and lows at 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 2 nights

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, then Head underground at Boyden Cavern, then trek along Big Stump Basin, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls and then stroll through Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder app.

Drive from Anaheim to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Anaheim in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 98°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Visiting Vernal Fall and YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, trek along Panorama Trail, and stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 16th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in Redwood National Park are slightly colder (64°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): trek along Lands End, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and finally see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route builder site.

Getting from Redwood National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, see the interesting displays at Pioneer Memorial Museum, contemplate the long history of McCune Mansion, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be somewhat warmer, around 70°F, while days are warmer, around 95°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Historic Sites

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, hike along Storm Point Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Blue Star Spring, and stroll through Lone Star Geyser.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park journey tool.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Keystone

— 2 nights

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at Keystone Historical Museum, then see the world from above with Black Hills Helicopters, then contemplate the waterfront views at Horse Thief Lake, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then take an in-depth tour of South Dakota State Railroad Museum, and then stroll through Little Devil's Tower Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Keystone journey tool.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Keystone: highs are around 80°F and lows about 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Chicago.

Things to do in Keystone

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 27th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then explore the activities along Chicago River, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, then hike along Lakefront Trail, then admire the striking features of Holy Name Cathedral, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner.

Fly from Keystone to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Keystone in July, Chicago is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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.