31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Atlanta
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Montgomery
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New Orleans
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Houston
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Dallas
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Oklahoma City
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Albuquerque
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Phoenix
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Las Vegas
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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South Lake Tahoe
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Salt Lake City
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Denver
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Kansas City
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Saint Louis
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Nashville
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Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): wander the streets of Virginia-Highland and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Christ the King. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, then contemplate the long history of Bulloch Hall, then stroll through Vickery Creek Trail, and finally hike along McFarlane Nature Park.

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

High Point to Atlanta is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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Montgomery

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Court Square.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Montgomery trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Montgomery takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Atlanta to Montgomery, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Wed) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites

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New Orleans

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Our Sacred Stories, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, then stop by Hex: Old World Witchery, and finally surround yourself with nature on Happiness Bayou Tours.

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Getting from Montgomery to New Orleans by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Montgomery in May, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (70°F). You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 8th (Sat), stop by Cacao & Cardamom Chocolatiers.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Houston itinerary website.

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you will find days in Houston are somewhat warmer (84°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites · Shopping

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Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 9th (Sun), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Four Corners Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, play a few rounds at Texas Star Golf Course, then get outside with North Richland Hills Centre, and finally see Lifestylez Nails Spa.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dallas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Houston to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Oklahoma City

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 11th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Oklahoma County Auto Trim and Mini Museum and then make a trip to OK County 66 - John's Place.

To find out how to plan a trip to Oklahoma City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Dallas to Oklahoma City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Oklahoma City, with lows of 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for Albuquerque.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums

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Albuquerque

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip planner.

Fly from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oklahoma City in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 51°F in Albuquerque. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Phoenix.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Phoenix trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Albuquerque to Phoenix by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in May; daily highs in Phoenix reach 93°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Phoenix

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Clark County Wetlands Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Discount Firearms & Ammo and Nelson Ghost Town. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Henderson to see Green Valley Range about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at TPC Las Vegas, enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online route planner.

Fly from Phoenix to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Phoenix in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 87°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games

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Los Angeles

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.
Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with Annenberg Space for Photography, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Americana at Brand, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Pasadena.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Golden Gate Promenade, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, and finally look for gifts at Amoeba Music. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Mount Tamalpais State Park, shop like a local with Marin County Farmers' Market--San Rafael, and then steep yourself in history at Sutro Baths.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco road trip app.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

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South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe online sightseeing planner.

Getting from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in South Lake Tahoe hover around 63°F and lows are around 35°F. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from South Lake Tahoe to Salt Lake City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 72°F and lows about 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House, then look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, and then relax and rejuvenate at Healing Waters Mind and Body Float Studio.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary app.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Denver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Denver is little chillier than Salt Lake City - with highs of 66°F and lows of 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for Kansas City.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Kansas City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Denver to Kansas City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Kansas City due to the time zone difference. In May, Kansas City is a bit warmer than Denver - with highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Historic Sites

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Highlights from your trip

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Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: revel in the low prices at Herbaria, then contemplate the long history of Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion, then steep yourself in history at Samuel Cupples House, and finally wander the streets of Lafayette Square.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis online holiday planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Nashville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Adventure · Outdoors

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Nashville

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 29th (Sat), stop by Carter Vintage Guitars. On your second day here, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tennessee Brew Works, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Yazoo Brewing Company, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Downtown Presbyterian Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Nashville sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 58°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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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.