58 days in United States Itinerary

58 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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New York City
— 7 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Cleveland
— 2 nights
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Indianapolis
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 9 nights
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New York City

— 7 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 New York City to go to Brooklyn and see Coney Island, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll around The High Line, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City vacation website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Riyadh in September, plan for colder days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and finally admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Philadelphia itinerary planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites

Cleveland

— 2 nights

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cleveland: Burnham Orchards (in Berlin Heights) and Cedar Point (in Sandusky). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, hunt for treasures at West Side Market, don't miss a visit to Wade Memorial Chapel, and walk around Rocky River Reservation.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cleveland driving holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Cleveland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, you will find days in Cleveland are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Indianapolis

— 2 nights

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 28th (Tue), make a trip to USS Indianapolis Memorial, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and finally make a trip to Central Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at The Miller House and Garden, then try to win big at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, and finally look for gifts at Rocket Fizz.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Indianapolis online trip builder.

Getting from Cleveland to Indianapolis by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, test your problem-solving skills at Fox in a Box Chicago, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chicago road trip app.

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago. In September, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Saint Louis

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, then examine the collection at City Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): look for gifts at Herbaria, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Saint Louis Zoo, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in October: highs in Saint Louis hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · 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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip maker tool.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Nashville are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Houston

— 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Houston side-trips: Galveston (1892 Bishop's Palace, The Seawall, &more), Nana's Attic (in League City) and Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Houston driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Houston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville in October, things will get a bit warmer in Houston: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, then contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and then admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read San Antonio route planning app.

Getting from Houston to San Antonio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Albuquerque

— 1 night

Duke City

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ABQ BioPark Zoo, explore the striking landscape of Petroglyph National Monument, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then visit Albuquerque Old Town.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque driving holiday website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from San Antonio to Albuquerque in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Albuquerque. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in October: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 26°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs), Estes Park (Spas & Off-Road Tours) and Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Denver Botanic Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Denver online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in October, things will get a bit cooler in Denver: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 20th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and stroll through Bike Fiend.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Moab online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October in Moab, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Visitor Center, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and then stop by Tusayan General Store. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Moab in October: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Crissy Field, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 9 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, Bergamot Station, &more), Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.