30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Saint Louis
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Wichita
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
4
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
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Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
11
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
12
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
13
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
15
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
16
Dallas
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 30​min
17
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Louisville

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grant's Farm. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): experience rural life at Grant's Farm and then stop by Ted Drew's Frozen Custard.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis itinerary maker.

Louisville to Saint Louis is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In November in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ted Drew's Frozen Custard ©
Ted Drew's Frozen Custard
Grant’s Farm ©
Grant’s Farm

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
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.
You've now added Worlds Of Fun to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a splash at Worlds Of Fun.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Kansas City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Wichita.

Things to do in Kansas City

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Worlds Of Fun Oceans of Fun ©
Worlds Of Fun Oceans of Fun

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Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for gifts at Nifty Nut House.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Wichita trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Wichita takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Wichita

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Nifty Nut House ©
Nifty Nut House

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and look for gifts at Downtown Manitou Springs.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs vacation trip planner.

Fly from Wichita to Colorado Springs in 3.5 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. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Wichita in November since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 26°F. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Downtown Manitou Springs, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Family-friendly places like Bradbury Science Museum and Valles Caldera National Preserve will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Canyon Road and El Santuario de Chimayo Historic Site. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, cruise along The Plaza, examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read Santa Fe sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Colorado Springs to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Santa Fe, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 27°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bradbury Science Museum, Valles Caldera National Preserve, El Santuario de Chimayo
Highlights from your plan
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 21st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Cibola National Forest and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Santa Fe in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 35°F in Albuquerque. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Cibola National Forest ©
Cibola National Forest

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
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.
Get outdoors at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Oak Creek Vista Point. Jerome State Historic Park and Museum of Northern Arizona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Flagstaff's surroundings by going to Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town (in Jerome) and Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park (in Sedona). There's more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Coconino National Forest and view the masterpieces at Northern Arizona University.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff itinerary planner.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Flagstaff in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In November, Flagstaff is little chillier than Albuquerque - with highs of 52°F and lows of 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sedona, Jerome
Highlights from your plan
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Count's Kustoms, browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas, then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and finally engage your brain at Bodies The Exhibition.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in November: highs in Las Vegas hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park. Attractions like Disney California Adventure Park and Santa Monica Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santa Monica Pier and Norton Simon Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip generator.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, contemplate the long history of Mormon Battalion Historic Site, and then take a leisurely stroll along Seaport Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in November, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in San Diego

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Seaport Village ©
Seaport Village
Mormon Battalion Historic Site ©
Mormon Battalion Historic Site
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©

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Tucson

Tucson ©
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.
On the 1st (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures and then view the masterpieces at Madaras Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): see the sky in a new way at Kitt Peak National Observatory.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson itinerary builder.

Fly from San Diego to Tucson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego to Tucson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Diego in December since evenings lows in Tucson dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tumacacori National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan

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night
El Paso

El Paso
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our El Paso vacation trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to El Paso in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, El Paso is a bit cooler than Tucson - with highs of 58°F and lows of 34°F. You will leave for San Antonio on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in El Paso

Museums Parks Nature

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 5th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District, take an in-depth tour of Guenther House, then see the interesting displays at Briscoe Western Art Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Odessa to San Antonio with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Odessa in December, with highs in San Antonio at 66°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Guenther House Museum ©
The Guenther House Museum
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Bullock Texas State History Museum and Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Barrel Barn at Garrison Brothers Distillery. Step out of Austin with an excursion to Salado Glassworks in Salado--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool and ponder the world of politics at State Capitol.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Austin trip builder.

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

LBJ Texas White House, Garrison Brothers Distillery, Salado Glassworks
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©

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Houston

Houston ©
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.
On the 9th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rothko Chapel, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Houston itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Rothko Chapel ©
Rothko Chapel

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and then see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas trip generator.

Getting from Houston to Dallas by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Houston in December, with highs in Dallas at 59°F and lows at 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

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Memphis

Memphis
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.
For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Memphis trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Little Rock to Memphis in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Little Rock in December since evenings lows in Memphis dip to 40°F. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites

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