31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee
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Tallahassee
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Madison
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Selma
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
7
Carlsbad
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Rapid City
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
12
Tucson
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
13
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
14
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Gulfport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Mobile
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Tallahassee

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Tallahassee

Tallahassee
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Grove Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More, then get a new perspective on nature at Tallahassee Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tallahassee trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Tallahassee. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in September, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
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Tallahassee Museum ©
Tallahassee Museum
Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More ©
Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of George Washington's Mount Vernon, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

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Traveling by flight from Tallahassee to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tallahassee in September, expect Washington DC to be a bit cooler, temps between 82°F and 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

George Washington's Mount Vernon, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): wander the streets of The Strip District, then indulge your taste buds at Stamoolis Brothers, then take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): look for gifts at Pennsylvania Macaroni Company, admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and then learn more about the world around you at Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

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

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Pittsburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect Pittsburgh to be little chillier, temps between 76°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Carnegie Museum of Natural History ©
Senator John Heinz History Center ©
Senator John Heinz History Center

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then make a trip to The Magnificent Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry and then stroll through Whihala Beach Co Park.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago route site .

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Madison.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Whihala Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Whihala Beach ©
Whihala Beach
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, then admire the landmark architecture of House on the Rock, then do a tasting at Botham Vineyards & Winery, and finally stop by Mousehouse Cheesehaus. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Aldo Leopold Nature Center and then kick back and relax at Troll Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Madison driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Chicago to Madison in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect little chillier with lows of 53°F in Madison. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Selma.

Things to do in Madison

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Spring Green, Troll Beach, Botham Vineyards & Winery, Mousehouse Cheesehaus
Highlights from your plan
Aldo Leopold Nature Center ©
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Botham Vineyards & Winery ©
Botham Vineyards & Winery

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Selma

Selma ©
Selma is a city in and the county seat of Dallas County, in the Black Belt region of south central Alabama and extending to the west. On the 24th (Tue), take in the views from Edmund Pettus Bridge, then stroll the grounds of Old Live Oak Cemetery, then examine the collection at Sturdivant Hall Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Brown Chapel AME Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Selma online trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Madison to Selma. Traveling from Madison in September, expect Selma to be a bit warmer, temps between 90°F and 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Selma

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brown Chapel AME Church ©
Brown Chapel AME Church
Old Live Oak Cemetery ©
Old Live Oak Cemetery
Sturdivant Hall Museum ©
Sturdivant Hall Museum

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Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, then stroll through Lake Carlsbad Recreation Area, and then admire the majestic nature at Brantley Lake State Park.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Carlsbad trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Selma to Carlsbad with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Selma in September, Carlsbad is little chillier at night with lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brantley Lake State Park ©
Brantley Lake State Park

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
On the 26th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and finally cruise along The Plaza. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, then examine the collection at Harrell House of Natural Oddities, then view the masterpieces at Meow Wolf, and finally do a tasting at The Wine Spot.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Carlsbad to Santa Fe takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Carlsbad in September, with highs in Santa Fe at 80°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Get outdoors at Badlands Wall and Bear Country USA. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Loop Road and Needles Eye Tunnel. Change things up with these side-trips from Rapid City: Panorama Point Overlook (in Badlands National Park) and Custer (Wildlife Loop Road, Custer State Park, & more). It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Rapid City trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Rapid City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, expect nights in Rapid City to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then take a stroll through The Strip, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planner .

Fly from Rapid City to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Rapid City to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Rapid City in September, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 93°F and lows about 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
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 3rd (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and then get great views at Mather Point. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Rim Trail, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and then look for gifts at Lookout Studio.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (66°F), and nights are cooler (31°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, brush up on your military savvy at Titan Missile Museum, then examine the collection at Franklin Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Etherton Gallery. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Pima Air & Space Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tucson trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Tucson by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Tucson reach 87°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Titan Missile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
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 7th (Mon): explore the activities along San Antonio River, then stroll through The San Antonio River Walk, then admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, and finally take in the history at Mission San Jose. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, explore the world behind art at San Antonio Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio online sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to San Antonio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tucson to San Antonio. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in October, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The National WWII Museum and Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Oak Alley Plantation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, wander the streets of Garden District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and stroll through New Orleans City Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Antonio in October, plan for cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gulfport.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vacherie
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation

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Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, then see the interesting displays at Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gulfport driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Gulfport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gulfport, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Gulfport

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Biloxi
Highlights from your plan

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Fort Morgan State Historic Site and then admire the majestic nature at Gulf State Park.

Planning Mobile trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Gulfport to Mobile in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Outdoors Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Gulf State Park, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum ©
Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

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