31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Savannah
— 1 night
Fly to Miami, Shuttle to Marathon
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
Bus to Phoenix, Fly to Lihue
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Poipu, Kauai
— 4 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Savannah

— 1 night

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Green-Meldrim House, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally make a trip to Chippewa Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ghost Coast Distillery.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah online road trip planner.

Chicago to Savannah is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in May; daily highs in Savannah reach 83°F and lows reach 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Marathon

— 3 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Visiting Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours and Molasses Reef will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: Islamorada (History of Diving Museum & Islamorada Brewery & Distillery) and florida keys key lime products (in Key Largo). There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Sombrero Reef, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Savannah to Marathon takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Savannah in May, Marathon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Key West

— 2 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to US 1 Mile Marker 0. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Key West First Legal Rum Distillery, and finally kick back and relax at Smathers Beach.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Key West itinerary planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Key West are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Panama City Beach

— 3 nights

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Get in touch with nature at Topsail Beach State Preserve and Carillon Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eden Gardens State Park and Spas. Venture out of the city with trips to Miramar Beach (Waterfront Gifts and Art & Emerald Coast Wine Cellars) and Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park (in Niceville). There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with Huntress Charter Fishing, ride a horse along Sunshine Riding Trails - Day Tours, and don't miss a visit to SkyWheel Panama City Beach.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Panama City Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Panama City Beach when traveling from Key West in May, with lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sedona

— 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Francisco Peaks and Arizona Tour & Travel - Day Tours. Get outdoors at Humphrey's Peak and Historic Road - US Route 89A. Change things up with these side-trips from Sedona: Fatman's Loop Trail (in Flagstaff), Jerome (Cellar 433 & Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum) and Chateau Tumbleweed (in Clarkdale). There's lots more to do: trek along Lower Chimney Rock Trail, look for gifts at Kachina House, and take a memorable drive along Arizona Route 89A.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sedona trip website.

Traveling by flight from Panama City Beach to Sedona takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Panama City Beach to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Panama City Beach in May, things will get a bit cooler in Sedona: highs are around 78°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Poipu, Kauai

— 4 nights
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. We've included these beaches for you: Salt Pond Beach Park and Shipwreck Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Lawa'i Beach. Step out of Poipu with an excursion to Kuilau Ridge Trail in Kapaa--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at National Tropical Botanical Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Koloa Town, trek along Ho'opi'i Falls, and admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Poipu route maker tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Sedona to Poipu in 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Poipu when traveling from Sedona in May, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui

— 5 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Take a break from the city and head to Kapalua Beach and Kamaole Beach Park III. You'll get in some beach time at Kamaole Beach Park II and Baby Beach. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Story of Hawaii Museum (in Kahului) and Wailea (Maluaka Beach, Wailea Beach Path, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Kapalua Coastal Trail, explore the striking landscape at Nakalele Blowhole, look for all kinds of wild species at Honolua Bay, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read our Lahaina trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Poipu to Lahaina takes 4 hours. In May in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 5 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kealakekua Bay and Akatsuka Orchid Gardens. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Kahalu'u Beach Park. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Hilo Coffee Mill (in Mountain View), Epic Lava Tours (in Volcano) and Royal Kona Coffee Center (in Captain Cook). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, enjoy the sand and surf at Waialea Beach, stroll through Kahaluu Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Firehole Canyon Drive and Biscuit Basin. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, take in the natural beauty of Black Sand Basin, admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park takes 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park. In May, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than Kailua-Kona - with highs of 53°F and lows of 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

United States travel guide

4.5
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.