31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Spokane
— 2 nights
3
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
5
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
6
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
7
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
8
Vail
— 1 night
9
Abilene
— 2 nights
10
Kansas City
— 1 night
11
Branson
— 2 nights
12
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
13
Chicago
— 2 nights
14
Nashville
— 2 nights
15
Charlotte
— 1 night
16
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
17
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
18
Philadelphia
— 2 nights

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oliver's Lounge as well as The Pink Door. On the 14th (Fri), join in the after-dark buzz at Oliver's Lounge. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, kick back and relax at Seahurst Beach Park, thentake a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at The Pink Door.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Seattle. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Mercer Slough Nature Park, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Spokane

Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, thenlet the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, thenmake a trip to St. John's Cathedral, and then tee off at Circling Raven Golf Club.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Spokane trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Spokane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Spokane can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Circling Raven Golf Club, North Idaho Centennial Trail
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail
Circling Raven Golf Club ©
Circling Raven Golf Club

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 19th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, thentrek along Highline Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Swiftcurrent Falls and then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park tour builder app.

You can drive from Spokane to Glacier National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Spokane to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Spokane in June, Glacier National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, thenexplore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park road trip site.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): cruise along Ruins Road, steep yourself in history at Balcony House, and then contemplate the long history of Cliff Palace.

Before you visit Mesa Verde National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Mesa Verde National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): trek along Hanging Lake Trail, thenexamine the collection at Frontier Historical Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
River Rafting & Tubing
Frontier Historical Museum ©
Frontier Historical Museum

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 25th (Tue), hike along Yampa River Core Trail, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Steamboat Gondola, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, thenget advice or help at Tread of Pioneers Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Steamboat Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in June: highs in Steamboat Springs hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Vail.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Vail

Vail
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vail journey builder site.

Getting from Steamboat Springs to Vail by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in June, you will find days in Vail are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Vail

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

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Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. On the 28th (Fri), examine the collection at US Cavalry Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Milford Nature Center & Fish Hatchery, thensee the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Council Grove Reservoir, take in the exciting artwork at Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Courtyard Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Small World Gallery.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Abilene travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vail to Abilene. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vail to Abilene due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Vail in June: high temperatures in Abilene hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lindsborg, US Cavalry Museum, Milford Nature Center & Fish Hatchery, Council Grove Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
US Cavalry Museum ©
US Cavalry Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, thenexplore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kansas City Zoo.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kansas City online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Abilene to Kansas City takes 2.5 hours. In June in Kansas City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kansas City Zoo ©
Kansas City Zoo

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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Historic Downtown Branson. On the 1st (Mon), trek along Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area, witness the site of a historic battle at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave, and finally wander the streets of Historic Downtown Branson. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, enjoy the sand and surf at Moonshine Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Branson trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kansas City to Branson by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Branson can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ridgedale, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery
Historic Downtown Branson ©
Historic Downtown Branson
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
St. Louis Ballpark Village has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, learn about winemaking at Montelle Winery, examine the collection at City Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at St. Louis Ballpark Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Transportation, thencontemplate the long history of Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saint Louis trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Branson to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Saint Louis sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, Montelle Winery
Highlights from your plan
The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House ©
The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The National Museum of Transportation ©
The National Museum of Transportation

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rosa's Lounge. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, trek along Cowles Bog, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Rosa's Lounge. On the next day, stroll around Millennium Park, explore the activities along Lake Michigan, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Whihala Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chicago trip website.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Saint Louis in July, you will find days in Chicago are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chesterton, Whihala Beach, Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog
Indiana Dunes State Park ©
Indiana Dunes State Park
Whihala Beach ©
Whihala Beach

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the history at Stones River National Battlefield, do a tasting at Arrington Vineyards, get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, and finally catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, thenadmire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, thenstroll around Radnor Lake State Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nashville online tour planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Chicago in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nashville: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Arrington Vineyards, Lotz House Museum, Stones River National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, get curious at Carolina Raptor Center, thencontemplate the long history of President James K. Polk State Historic Site, thenshop like a local with SouthPark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Old Mecklenburg Brewery.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Charlotte trip planner.

Fly from Nashville to Charlotte in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Charlotte. In July in Charlotte, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Carolina Raptor Center, President James K. Polk State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Carolina Raptor Center ©
Carolina Raptor Center
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
President James K. Polk State Historic Site ©

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll through Cape Charles Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Beach, thenhike along Currituck Banks Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Currituck Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip planning app.

Getting from Charlotte to Virginia Beach by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corolla, Cape Charles Beach, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cape Charles Beach ©
Cape Charles Beach
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

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Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Chincoteague Bay Field Station, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Depot, and then enjoy the sea views from Assateague Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chincoteague Island online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Assateague Lighthouse, Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Highlights from your plan
Chincoteague Bay Field Station ©
Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Assateague Lighthouse ©
Assateague Lighthouse

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 13th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, thenexplore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, thenadmire the majestic nature at Fort Washington State Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Morris Arboretum. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Stroud Preserve, ponder the design of Longwood Gardens, thenexplore the striking landscape of Valley Forge National Historical Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Chincoteague Island to Philadelphia in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Stroud Preserve, Fort Washington State Park, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul ©
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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