29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Palm Springs
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Branson
— 2 nights
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Detroit
— 1 night
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Cape May
— 2 nights
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New York City
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Palm Springs

— 3 nights
Palm Springs Art Museum and Agua Caliente Cultural Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Indian Canyons and Desert Memorial Park.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Palm Springs visit planning tool.

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major aiports are Palm Springs International Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Palm Springs are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get some cultural insight at V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Arizona Copper Art Museum. Get outdoors at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and Montezuma Well. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Fort Verde State Historic Park (in Camp Verde), Prescott (Lynx Lake Recreation Area, Sharlot Hall Museum, &more) and Jerome (Jerome State Historic Park, Douglas Mansion, &more). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Brin's Mesa Trail, stroll through Little Horse Trail, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and do a tasting at Pillsbury Wine Company North.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Palm Springs to Sedona in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Palm Springs to Sedona is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Palm Springs in April, with highs in Sedona at 26°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 8th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bend, explore the fascinating underground world of Waterholes Canyon, then take an in-depth tour of Powell Museum, then tee off at Lake Powell National Golf Course, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

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Getting from Sedona to Page by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Boise.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Boise

— 2 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Ridge to River Trail System, delve into the lush surroundings at Boise National Forest, take an in-depth tour of Idaho Military History Museum, then do a tasting at Telaya Wine Co., then identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, and finally stop by Hyde Park.

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

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Page to Boise in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight. In April, Boise is slightly colder than Page - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier National Park

— 2 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park road trip website.

Traveling by car from Boise to Glacier National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, Glacier National Park is little chillier than Boise - with highs of 15°C and lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Escape the urban bustle at Delicate Arch and Gemini Bridges. Explore hidden gems such as Island in the Sky and Park Avenue Trail. Explore Moab's surroundings by going to Mesa Arch (in Canyonlands National Park), Arches National Park (Windows, Fiery Furnace, &more) and Monticello (Loyd's Lake & Frontier Museum). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch, don't miss a visit to The Overlook Gallery, trek along Grandstaff Canyon Trail, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Moab holiday planner.

Drive from Glacier National Park to Moab in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly; or drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park in April, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Denver

— 3 nights

Mile-High City

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.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Cherry Creek Trail, see the interesting displays at Denver Firefighters Museum, examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, then explore the world behind art at Clyfford Still Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and finally sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, see the interesting displays at Forney Museum of Transportation, steep yourself in history at Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House, get engrossed in the history at History Colorado Center, then explore the galleries of Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Denver tour builder site.

Getting from Moab to Denver by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Moab, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for Branson.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Branson

— 2 nights

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, take an in-depth tour of Veterans Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Branson Dinosaur Museum, Head underground at Talking Rocks Cavern, then learn about winemaking at Lindwedel Winery, and finally trek along Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Top of the Rock Golf Course, then get a new perspective on nature at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, and then hike along Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Branson trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Denver to Branson by car takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver to Branson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, Branson is somewhat warmer than Denver - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Detroit

— 1 night

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St. Mary's Church, admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, see the interesting displays at Arab American National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, and finally make a trip to Sweetest Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Detroit online visit planner.

You can fly from Branson to Detroit in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, Detroit is a bit cooler than Branson - with highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Historic Sites

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 23rd (Thu): take a stroll through Back Bay, pause for some photo ops at The Mapparium, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, then see the interesting displays at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Castle Island, get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, have fun and explore at Boston Children's Museum, then browse the exhibits of The Paul Revere House, and finally ponder the world of politics at Old State House.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Boston trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Detroit to Boston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cape May.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Cape May

— 2 nights

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Nature Center of Cape May, tour the pleasant surroundings at Poverty Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate the long history of Emlen Physick Estate, then examine the collection at Cape May Fire Department Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Garrett Family Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Cape May Bird Observatory, experience rural life at Bay Springs Farm Alpacas, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, learn about all things military at World War II Lookout Tower, then identify plant and animal life at South Cape May Meadows, and finally stroll through Cape May City Beaches.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cape May trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Boston to Cape May takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Step out of the city life by going to Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Closter Nature Center. Let the collections at New York Public Library and The Morgan Library & Museum capture your imagination. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, wander the streets of Dumbo, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City visit site.

Drive from Cape May to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Idaho travel guide

4.6
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

Colorado travel guide

4.4
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

Missouri travel guide

4.6
Theaters · Performances · Specialty Museums
The Show-Me State
Acquired from France as part of the famous Louisiana Purchase, Missouri offers visitors equal amounts of urban and rural tourist attractions, with a good sprinkling of lush valleys and meandering back roads ideal for leisurely road trips. The state has a highly varied geography, ranging from the till plains in the north to the rolling Ozark Mountains in the south. The state sits at the intersection of North America's three greatest rivers, creating fertile plains known for supporting extensive farms and ranches. Now generally considered part of the country's Midwest, most people used to count Missouri among the southern states, primarily due to its status as a slave state before the Civil War.

Michigan travel guide

4.7
Specialty Museums · Gift & Specialty Shops · State Parks
Great Lakes State
A state inextricably tied to its waterways, Michigan does water activities better than almost any other place in the country. Things to do in the state include numerous opportunities to swim, fish, sail, motorboat, and canoe. The country's only state to stretch over two peninsulas, Michigan features a long freshwater coastline. In a land of nearly 65,000 inland lakes and ponds, you can never be too far from a natural water source. Michigan's major claim to fame is its status as the center of the U.S. automotive industry, with the Detroit metropolitan area housing the country's three major car manufacturers. The city is also a major center of culture, the birthplace of the Motown Sound, and the home of several museums and other tourist attractions. Farther from the big urban centers, Michigan offers visitors a world of apple and cherry orchards, rustic villages, and picturesque vineyards.

Massachusetts travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Art Museums · Historic Walking Areas
The Bay State
Known as the "Bay State" because of the three bays dominating its coastline, Massachusetts has played a significant cultural and commercial role through most of the country's history. An increasingly popular vacation destination for foreign travelers, Massachusetts offers numerous places to visit, ranging from historical sites to modern urban centers famous for their culinary, art, and nightlife scenes. With the majority of its population living in and around the city of Boston, in the 20th century Massachusetts went from a state largely dependent on fishing and agriculture to the country's leader in higher education, healthcare, high technology, and financial services. Home to renowned universities and research centers, the state's cities attract a young crowd of students, scientists, artists, and business professionals.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

New York State travel guide

4.5
Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Monuments
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.