31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Great Falls
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Colorado Springs
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El Paso
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Fort Worth
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New Orleans
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Birmingham
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Savannah
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Nashville
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Lexington
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Columbia
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Kansas City
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Omaha
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Des Moines
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Sioux Falls
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Fargo
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Minot
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Great Falls

— 1 night
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the world behind art at C.M. Russell Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Ursuline Centre, and then immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Benton Museums & Heritage Complex and then see human ingenuity at work at Ryan Dam - Great Falls of the Missouri.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Falls online travel route planner.

Calgary, Canada to Great Falls is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Calgary, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Great Falls, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Great Falls

Museums · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at National Museum of World War II Aviation and Denver Art Museum. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Denver to see Denver Botanic Gardens about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

Plan trip to Colorado Springs with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Great Falls to Colorado Springs in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Great Falls in June, with highs in Colorado Springs at 34°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

El Paso

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Magoffin Home State Historic Site, learn about all things military at Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the El Paso attractions planning site.

Fly from Colorado Springs to El Paso in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, El Paso is a bit warmer than Colorado Springs - with highs of 43°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites · Museums

Fort Worth

— 1 night

Where the West Begins

Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
On the 13th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, then steep yourself in history at Thistle Hill House Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum, and finally examine the collection at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Fort Worth trip planner.

You can drive from El Paso to Fort Worth in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from El Paso in June, you will find days in Fort Worth are slightly colder (39°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 3 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.
French Quarter and Jackson Square will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, steep yourself in history at Beauregard-Keyes House, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Worth to New Orleans takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Worth in June, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (33°C), and nights are a bit warmer (33°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Birmingham

— 1 night

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 18th (Fri), walk around Vulcan Park and Museum and then learn the secrets of beer at Red Clay Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Negro Southern League Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Kelly Ingram Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham online itinerary maker.

You can drive from New Orleans to Birmingham in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in June, Birmingham is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Webb Military Museum and Old Fort Jackson will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters are in your itinerary. Step out of Savannah with an excursion to Tybee Island Beach in Tybee Island--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, walk around Forsyth Park, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Savannah online vacation planner.

You can fly from Birmingham to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Savannah. In June, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nashville

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see a show at Grand Ole Opry, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, then take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then explore the galleries of Carter House, and finally admire the striking features of Downtown Presbyterian Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip app.

Getting from Savannah to Nashville by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Savannah in June, Nashville is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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Lexington

— 2 nights

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, then surround yourself with nature on Unique Horse Farm Tours, and then sample the fine beverages at James E. Pepper Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Old Fort Harrod State Park, see the interesting displays at The Great American Dollhouse Museum, and then get your bearings at Jack Jouett House Historic Site.

For reviews and tourist information, read Lexington trip planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Lexington in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Lexington, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia

— 1 night
Columbia is a city in the U.S. On the 27th (Sun), wander the wide-open spaces of Warm Springs Ranch and then get to know the fascinating history of Rocheport.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Columbia trip planner.

Drive from Lexington to Columbia in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lexington to Columbia. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for Kansas City.

Things to do in Columbia

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Kansas City

— 3 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.
Visit Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate and Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at National WWI Museum and Memorial and Evel Knievel Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Smithville Lake (in Smithville) and Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (in Fort Leavenworth). The adventure continues: get advice or help at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, contemplate the long history of Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Peter, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Stone Church.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kansas City day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Columbia to Kansas City takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kansas City are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Omaha.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Omaha

— 1 night

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museum Of Shadows, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Cecilia's Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Omaha travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Omaha takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Kansas City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Omaha, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Des Moines.

Things to do in Omaha

Zoos & Aquariums · Nightlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Des Moines

— 1 night
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building, then walk around Heritage Carousel, then steep yourself in history at Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit, and finally make a trip to The Temple for Performing Arts.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Des Moines trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Omaha to Des Moines in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Des Moines

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Sioux Falls

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Pettigrew Home & Museum, and then trek along Sioux Falls Bike Trails.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls trip planning website.

You can drive from Des Moines to Sioux Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Des Moines in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sioux Falls, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fargo.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Fargo

— 1 night
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church, and then take an in-depth tour of Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fargo trip itinerary app.

Getting from Sioux Falls to Fargo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July in Fargo, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Fargo

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Minot

— 2 nights
Minot is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States, in the state's north-central region. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park and then brush up on your military savvy at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Minot trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Fargo to Minot in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. July in Minot sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minot

Museums · Parks

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.