29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Minneapolis
— 3 nights
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Milwaukee
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 6 nights
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
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Falmouth
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Minneapolis

— 3 nights

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Get some cultural insight at Minnesota State Capitol and Pottery Museum of Red Wing. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Anthony Falls and Chain of Lakes. Explore Minneapolis' surroundings by going to Barn Bluff (in Red Wing) and Cannon Valley Trail (in Cannon Falls). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Isles, don't miss a visit to Foshay Tower, explore the landscape on two wheels at Mill Ruins Park, and sample the fine beverages at Tattersall Distilling.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Minneapolis sightseeing planning tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to Minneapolis is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Auckland to Minneapolis. Traveling from Auckland in June, expect nights in Minneapolis to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Milwaukee

— 4 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wisconsin Veterans Museum and Lewis Station Winery. Escape the urban bustle at Atwater Park & Beach and Grant Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milwaukee: Madison Public Library (in Madison) and Wingspread (in Racine). Next up on the itinerary: explore the engaging exhibits at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, make a trip to Old World 3rd St., get engrossed in the history at Mitchell Gallery of Flight, and sample the tasty concoctions at MobCraft Beer.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Milwaukee online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Milwaukee in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Milwaukee sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Escape the urban bustle at Oak Street Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. The Rookery Building and Glessner House will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at American Writers Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Ragnarok Axe Throwing, pause for some photo ops at Picasso Statue, and stop by American Girl Place Chicago.

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You can drive from Milwaukee to Chicago in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Chicago are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Boston

— 6 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Beacon Hill and John Paul Jones House, part of the Portsmouth Historical Society. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Elms and Marginal Way Walkway. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Strawbery Banke Museum (in Portsmouth), Cliff Walk (in Newport) and When Pigs Fly Company Store (in Kittery). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, get some fabulous bargains at Lindt Chocolate Shop, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old North Church & Historic Site.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boston online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Boston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Chicago, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 2 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
On the 5th (Sun), kick back and relax at Long Point, enjoy the sea views from Wood End Lighthouse, then stop by Marine Specialties, then learn more about the world around you at Sea Space Marine Discovery Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Beech Forest, Provincetown, examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, walk around Provincetown Waterfront Memorial Park, then get a sense of history and politics at Provincetown Town Hall, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Provincetown online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Boston to Provincetown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. July in Provincetown sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Falmouth

— 4 nights
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. We've included these beaches for you: West Dennis Beach and Sea Street Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Burial Hill and Pilgrim Hall Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Falmouth: Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port), Whydah Pirate Museum (in West Yarmouth) and Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen (in East Sandwich). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Highfield Hall & Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Spohr Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Stony Beach, and snap pictures at Woods Hole Drawbridge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Falmouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Falmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Falmouth can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Belmar Beach. Get some historical perspective at New York Marble Cemetery and Eastern States Buddhist Temple of America. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Jones Beach State Park (in Wantagh), Point Lookout Beach (in Point Lookout) and Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Dumbo, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, visit Bowery, and pause for some photo ops at The Oculus.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel planner.

You can drive from Falmouth to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Falmouth in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

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.

Cape Cod travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.