31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
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Saint Louis
— 1 night
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Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
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Amarillo
— 2 nights
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Flagstaff
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Boise
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Wall
— 1 night
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Custer
— 2 nights
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Fredericksburg
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Pigeon Forge

— 1 night

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip planner.

Washington DC to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In June, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. You will leave for Saint Louis on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

Saint Louis

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

Plan my day in Saint Louis using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Saint Louis in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Oklahoma City

— 2 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, then see the interesting displays at American Banjo Museum, then make a trip to Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Old Cathedral. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Martin Park Nature Center and then see the interesting displays at The American Pigeon Museum & Library.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City day trip website.

You can drive from Saint Louis to Oklahoma City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. June in Oklahoma City sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Childrens Museums

Amarillo

— 2 nights

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 6th (Sat), examine the collection at Bill's Backyard Classics, then take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Huge Pair of Legs and then look for all kinds of wild species at Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amarillo trip planner.

Getting from Oklahoma City to Amarillo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in June, Amarillo is slightly colder at night with lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Flagstaff

— 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Fort Verde State Historic Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Northern Arizona University and West of the Moon Gallery. Explore Flagstaff's surroundings by going to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (in Cottonwood) and Clarkdale (Arizona Copper Art Museum & Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, fly down the slopes at Arizona Snowbowl, contemplate the geological forces at San Francisco Peaks, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of the Holy dove.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Flagstaff day trip app.

You can drive from Amarillo to Flagstaff in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Flagstaff due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Amarillo in June; daily highs in Flagstaff reach 82°F and lows reach 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pinball Hall of Fame and The Strip. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Willow Beach. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Flagstaff to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Flagstaff in June, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 103°F and 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 3 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 discover tucked-away gems like The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Newport Beach. Get some cultural insight at Mission San Juan Capistrano and The Broad. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip tool.

Drive from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Walt Disney Family Museum and Cable Car Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In June, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Boise.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Boise

— 1 night

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail and then stroll through Ridge to River Trail System.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Boise route planning site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Boise takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Boise, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Faithful and Grand Loop Road. Get outdoors at Grand Prismatic Spring and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Change things up with a short trip to Jenny Lake Trail in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Lewis Falls and take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Boise to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Boise in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are cooler (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Wall.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Wall

— 1 night
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, learn about all things military at Delta-09 Missile Silo, take in the dramatic natural features at Bigfoot Pass Overlook, explore the striking landscape at White River Valley Overlook, then explore the striking landscape of Panorama Point Overlook, and finally take a memorable drive along Loop Road.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Wall trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Wall takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, with highs in Wall at 83°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Wall

Nature · Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer

— 2 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, trek along Elk Mountain Nature Trail, then admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, and finally take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then take a memorable drive along Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Custer road trip website.

Traveling by car from Wall to Custer takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Wall in June; daily highs in Custer reach 73°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Fredericksburg

— 3 nights
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of the Marine Corps and George Washington's Ferry Farm. Let the collections at The Rising Sun Tavern and Fredericksburg Area Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Fredericksburg side-trips: Museum of Culpeper History (in Culpeper) and The Exchange Hotel Civil War medical Museum (in Gordonsville). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Old Masonic Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Kirkland Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Episcopal Church, and stop by Sugar + Spruce Bath & Body.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Fredericksburg day trip planning site.

Getting from Custer to Fredericksburg by car takes about 28 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Custer in June; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach 85°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.