29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Bothell
— 1 night
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Missoula
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Missoula
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gardiner
— 3 nights
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
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Kansas City
— 2 nights
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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El Paso
— 1 night
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Tucson
— 1 night
Shuttle to Phoenix, Fly to Flagstaff
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Flagstaff
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Bothell

— 1 night
Bothell is a city located in King and Snohomish Counties in the State of Washington. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bothell trip itinerary planner.

Seattle to Bothell is an approximately half hour car ride. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bothell, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 57°F. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Missoula.

Things to do in Bothell

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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Missoula

— 2 nights
Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. On the next day, admire the architecture and history at St. Ignatius Mission and then stroll through National Bison Range.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bothell to Missoula. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Bothell, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Missoula, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gardiner.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Gardiner

— 3 nights
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the activities along Yellowstone River and then don't miss a visit to Roosevelt Arch. On the next day, trot along with a tour on horseback and then relax and rejuvenate at Boiling River.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gardiner driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Missoula to Gardiner in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Missoula in August, things will get slightly colder in Gardiner: highs are around 75°F and lows about 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Rapid City.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Rapid City

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Reptile Gardens and Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries. Bring the kids along to Downtown Rapid City and Chapel in the Hills. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Storybook Island.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Rapid City online travel route builder.

Fly from Gardiner to Rapid City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Gardiner in August, expect nights in Rapid City to be much warmer, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Rapid City

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Sioux Falls

— 2 nights
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): walk around Falls Park and then trek along SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument.

Planning Sioux Falls trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Sioux Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can fly to Kansas City.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Kansas City

— 2 nights

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
On the 19th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum and then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and then contemplate the long history of Harry S Truman National Historic Site.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kansas City trip planner.

Fly from Sioux Falls to Kansas City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sioux Falls in August; daily highs in Kansas City reach 87°F and lows reach 70°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saint Louis

— 2 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum and Saint Louis Art Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Saint Louis Science Center. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Missouri Civil War Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis route planner.

You can fly from Kansas City to Saint Louis in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Nashville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Nashville

— 2 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 24th (Tue), take in the history at Lotz House Museum and then witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at RCA Studio B and then explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum.

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You can fly from Saint Louis to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memphis

— 2 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum and then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Memphis visit planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums

New Orleans

— 2 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery and then head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Whitney Plantation and then explore the galleries of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans online day trip planner.

Fly from Memphis to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Memphis, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 82°F. You will leave for Houston on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Houston

— 1 night

Bayou City

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 29th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Menil Collection. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Museum Houston.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Houston day trip planning site.

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Houston hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Mission Trail, then get engrossed in the history at Battle For Texas: The Experience, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Alamo.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Houston to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in San Antonio are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can fly to El Paso.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums

El Paso

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at War Eagles Air Museum and then cruise along Scenic Drive - Overlook.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the El Paso driving holiday planner.

You can fly from San Antonio to El Paso in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to El Paso is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in August: high temperatures in El Paso hover around 93°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Tucson.

Things to do in El Paso

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Tucson

— 1 night

Old Pueblo

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): learn about all things military at Titan Missile Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Catalina State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tucson travel itinerary planner.

Fly from El Paso to Tucson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Tucson

Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Flagstaff

— 2 nights

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and then take a peaceful walk through Coconino National Forest. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of Northern Arizona and then explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to Flagstaff takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Tucson, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Flagstaff, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at 26-Mile Bike Path, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and then kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Hollywood Bowl Museum, then see the interesting displays at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour site.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Flagstaff to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Flagstaff in September, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

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.