31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  1​h
1
Galveston
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
2
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Denver
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
San Luis Obispo
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Park City
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Rapid City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Minneapolis
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Fond du Lac
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
9
Tomball
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
End: Houston

2
nights
Galveston

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like East End Historic District and Galveston Island Brewing Company. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Tree Sculptures, enjoy the sand and surf at El Jardin Del Mar, contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, and take a stroll through The Strand.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Galveston vacation planner.

Houston to Galveston is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In April in Galveston, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
East End Historic District ©
East End Historic District
Galveston Island Brewing Company ©
Galveston Island Brewing Company

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas & Wellness and Storm Peak Brewing Company. Next up on the itinerary: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Butcherknife Brewing Company, put a fun spin on your tour with The Crooked Key, get lost in a book at Bud Werner Memorial Library, and hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Steamboat Springs online day trip planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Galveston to Steamboat Springs in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Galveston to Steamboat Springs is minus 1 hour. In April, Steamboat Springs is cooler than Galveston - with highs of 52°F and lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Haymaker Golf Course ©
Haymaker Golf Course
Butcherknife Brewing Company ©
Butcherknife Brewing Company
Storm Peak Brewing Company ©
Storm Peak Brewing Company

6
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Breckenridge Distillery. Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House (in Breckenridge), Estes Park (Estes Park Visitor Center & Downtown Estes Park) and Odell Brewing Company (in Fort Collins). Spend the 2nd (Thu) on the water with a fishing tour. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, tour the pleasant surroundings at Denver Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Denver itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Steamboat Springs to Denver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Denver is a bit warmer than Steamboat Springs - with highs of 59°F and lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Breckenridge, Estes Park, Odell Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Odell Brewing Company ©
Odell Brewing Company
Breckenridge Distillery ©
Breckenridge Distillery

5
nights
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tobin James Cellars and Sculpterra Winery & Sculpture Garden. Get out of town with these interesting San Luis Obispo side-trips: Paso Robles (Calcareous Vineyard, Adelaida Vineyards & Winery, & more), Piedras Blancas (in San Simeon) and Moonstone Beach Dr (in Cambria). There's much more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, sample the tasty concoctions at Tap It Brewing Company, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Morro Strand State Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Luis Obispo route maker .

Getting from Denver to San Luis Obispo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in May; daily highs in San Luis Obispo reach 73°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paso Robles, Speed Boats Tours, Moonstone Beach Dr, Morro Strand State Beach, Piedras Blancas
Highlights from your plan
Tobin James Cellars ©
Tobin James Cellars
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas
Eberle Winery ©
Eberle Winery

1
night
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): shop like a local with McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery, then fly down the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Park City Museum, wander the streets of Park City Main Street Historic District, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Park City trip planning website .

Getting from San Luis Obispo to Park City by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Luis Obispo to Park City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in May, expect Park City to be a bit cooler, temps between 68°F and 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Main Street Historic District ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Explore hidden gems such as Prairie Berry Winery and Black Hills National Forest. Change things up with these side-trips from Rapid City: Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone) and Miner Brewing Company (in Hill City). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, look for gifts at Christmas Village Store, tee off at The Golf Club at Red Rock, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel in the Hills.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Park City to Rapid City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Park City in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rapid City, with lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Rapid City

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Hill City, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Black Hills National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Miner Brewing Company ©
Miner Brewing Company
Prairie Berry Winery ©
Prairie Berry Winery

4
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Explore hidden gems such as Millner Heritage Vineyard & Winery and Crow River Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Baker National Golf Course (in Medina), Waconia (Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery & Waconia Brewing Company) and LTD Brewing Co. (in Hopkins). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America, take a stroll through Summit Avenue, get your game on at The Escape Game, and sample the tasty concoctions at Lupulin Brewing.

Plan my day in Minneapolis using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Minneapolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In May in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Fond du Lac.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Outdoors Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Waconia, Bloomington, Crow River Winery, LTD Brewing Co., Lupulin Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue
Crow River Winery ©
Crow River Winery

3
nights
Fond du Lac

Fond du Lac ©
Fond du Lac is a city in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like John Michael Kohler Arts Center and The Blind Horse Winery. Explore Fond du Lac's surroundings by going to Vines & Rushes Winery (in Ripon), Kohler (Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish & Blackwolf Run) and EAA Aviation Museum (in Oshkosh). It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Kristmas Kringle.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fond du Lac vacation planning app .

Explore your travel options from Minneapolis to Fond du Lac with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Fond du Lac can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tomball.

Things to do in Fond du Lac

Golf Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kohler, Vines & Rushes Winery, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, EAA Aviation Museum
Highlights from your plan
John Michael Kohler Arts Center ©
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Vines & Rushes Winery ©
Vines & Rushes Winery
EAA Aviation Museum ©
EAA Aviation Museum

1
night
Tomball

Tomball ©
Tomball is a city in Harris County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tomball Depot, learn about winemaking at Bernhardt Winery, then see the interesting displays at Old Iron Works, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Copperhead Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Railroad Depot, then play a few rounds at Blackhorse Golf Club, and then sample the tasty concoctions at No Label Brewing Co..

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tomball tour itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fond du Lac to Tomball. In May, Tomball is a bit warmer than Fond du Lac - with highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Tomball

Golf Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Blackhorse Golf Club, Copperhead Brewery, Old Iron Works, No Label Brewing Co., Bernhardt Winery
Highlights from your plan
Blackhorse Golf Club ©
Blackhorse Golf Club
No Label Brewing Co. ©
No Label Brewing Co.
Bernhardt Winery ©
Bernhardt Winery

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