31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Boston
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New York City
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Washington DC
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Chicago
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Nashville
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Atlanta
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New Orleans
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Phoenix
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Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Boston Pizza Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of HarborWalk, explore the world behind art at Harvard Art Museums, pause for some photo ops at The Mapparium, engage your brain at Museum of Science, then take a stroll around TD Garden, and finally walk around Charles River Esplanade. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at John F. Kennedy National Historic Site, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, wander the streets of Copley Square, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then have fun and explore at Boston Children's Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Natick Mall.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Boston journey maker website.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Boston reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Thu) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Head to Chelsea Market and SoHofor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Graymoor, The Holy Mountain (in Garrison), Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Philadelphia (Independence Mall, Liberty Bell Center, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in March; daily highs in New York City reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Museum of the Marine Corps and Capitol Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Baltimore (Loring Cornish Gallery, Fell's Point, &more), Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center (in Spotsylvania) and Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, Chatham Manor, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Town, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, wander the streets of Georgetown, and explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online visit planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in March, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Picasso Statue and then laugh and play at Fox in a Box Chicago.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chicago online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 8°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to fly to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

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.
On the 13th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, browse the different shops at Opry Mills, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Nashville, then sample the tasty concoctions at Yazoo Brewing Company, and finally sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around 19°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to fly to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 14th (Mon), wander the streets of Virginia-Highland, browse the eclectic array of goods at Your Dekalb Farmers Market, make a trip to BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, then get a taste of the local shopping with Perimeter Mall, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: walk around Centennial Olympic Park, see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, then look for gifts at Krog Street Market, then examine the collection at Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Swan House.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Atlanta vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Nashville to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in March, Atlanta is a bit warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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.
On the 15th (Tue), take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, then see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, then examine the collection at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Atlanta to New Orleans by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Atlanta in March, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Phoenix.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Phoenix

— 2 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, get outside with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, then examine the collection at Superstition Mountain Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Commemorative Air Force Museum, and finally get outside with Sloan Park. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours, explore the engaging exhibits at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, see the interesting displays at Penske Racing Museum, then examine the collection at Pueblo Grande Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Rosson House Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix online trip builder.

You can fly from New Orleans to Phoenix in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in March: highs in Phoenix hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

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.
Shop till you drop at Third Street Promenade and LA Farmers' Market. The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Mission San Juan Capistrano are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Mission Inn Museum (in Riverside), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Ontario Mills (in Ontario). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, stroll around Heisler Park, and explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Phoenix to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles. When traveling from Phoenix in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Wine Tours & Tastings and Cable Car Museum. Shop till you drop at Oxbow Public Market and Ferry Building Marketplace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Patrick Amiot (in Sebastopol), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Healdsburg (Alexander Valley Vineyards, Dry Creek Vineyard, &more). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at de Young Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: highs in San Francisco hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Wineries · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Valley of Fire State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The LINQ Promenade and The Strip. Venture out of the city with trips to Laughlin (Davis Dam, Riverwalk Trail, &more), Nelson Ghost Town (in Nelson) and Henderson (Clark County Heritage Museum, Green Valley Range, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, browse the different shops at Downtown Container Park, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.