31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary builder

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 2 nights
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Roswell
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Malibu
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Springdale
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Flagstaff
— 4 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Gila River Indian Community
— 1 night
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to San Antonio
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San Antonio
— 4 nights
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Galveston
— 1 night
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Vacherie
— 1 night
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

— 2 nights
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room, take in the dramatic natural features at Hall of The White Giant, surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and explore the activities along Green Lake.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park road trip app.

New Orleans to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Carlsbad Caverns National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you will find days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park are somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are a bit cooler (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, explore the world behind art at Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, then steep yourself in history at Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, and finally do a tasting at Pecos Flavors Winery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Roswell trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Roswell by car takes about 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Roswell can reach 97°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): hike along Canyon Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and then go for a walk through Keshi. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip tool.

You can drive from Roswell to Santa Fe in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, Santa Fe is a bit cooler than Roswell - with highs of 89°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can fly to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Malibu

— 2 nights
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Point Dume State Beach and Preserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Malibu Lagoon State Beach, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, and finally kick back and relax at Carbon Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Nicholas Canyon Beach, see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Frederick Weisman Museum of Art.

Make your Malibu itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Malibu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Malibu is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, you will find days in Malibu are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 5 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, stroll through May Lake Trailhead, stroll around Mariposa Grove, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Malibu to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. When traveling from Malibu in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Springdale

— 1 night
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 12th (Sat), get interesting insight from Zion Jeep Tours, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then shop like a local with Worthington Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at David J West Gallery.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Springdale journey site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Springdale by car takes about 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, Springdale is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 94°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Springdale

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Zion National Park

— 3 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 15th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Observation Point, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and admire all the interesting features of Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park holiday planner.

Zion National Park is very close to Springdale. In June, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Flagstaff

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon National Park (Lipan Point, Bright Angel Trail, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at San Francisco Peaks.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Flagstaff using our trip planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Flagstaff in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, expect Flagstaff to be slightly colder, temps between 82°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sedona day trip site.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Sedona in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Flagstaff, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Gila River Indian Community.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Gila River Indian Community

— 1 night
For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gila River Indian Community road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Gila River Indian Community takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in June; daily highs in Gila River Indian Community reach 104°F and lows reach 75°F. You'll set off for San Antonio on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Gila River Indian Community

Fun & Games · Casinos · Nightlife · Outdoors

San Antonio

— 4 nights

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.
Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Agave Gallery Fine Art, Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, &more) and Austin (Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, Texas State Capitol, &more). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, let the kids burn off some steam at Brackenridge Park, and admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Gila River Indian Community to San Antonio with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gila River Indian Community to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gila River Indian Community in June, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 74°F, while days are little chillier, around 93°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to fly to Galveston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Galveston

— 1 night

The Oleander City

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
On the 28th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, stop by East End Historic District, then get engrossed in the history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, and finally stroll the grounds of Old City Cemetery.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Galveston attractions planner.

Fly from San Antonio to Galveston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from San Antonio in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Galveston: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Vacherie.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Vacherie

— 1 night
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. On the 29th (Tue), steep yourself in history at San Francisco Plantation, experience rural life at St. Joseph Plantation, then admire the striking features of Oak Alley Plantation, and finally explore the galleries of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vacherie trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Galveston to Vacherie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Galveston in June since evenings lows in Vacherie dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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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.