32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Starkville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Jackson
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Natchez
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Austin
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
7
Santa Monica
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Dublin

8
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. While traveling from Dublin, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. On the 13th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Tupelo Veteran's Museum, don't miss a visit to Vietnam Memorial Replica Wall, then see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Tupelo road trip planning site .

Fly from New York City to Tupelo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Tupelo can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Starkville.

Things to do in Tupelo

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Room Escape Games

1
night
Starkville

Starkville ©
Starkville is a city in and the county seat of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, then make a trip to Mississippi State University, and then see the interesting displays at Cullis & Gladys Wade Clock Museum.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Starkville trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Tupelo to Starkville in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Starkville

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library ©
Mississippi State University ©
Mississippi State University

3
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Explore Jackson's surroundings by going to Vicksburg (Texas Monument, Martha Vick House, & more). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Lucky Town Brewing Co., pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle, explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Original First Baptist Church.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jackson trip builder .

You can drive from Starkville to Jackson in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Jackson are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Jackson

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Vicksburg
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Texas Monument ©
Texas Monument

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of First Presbyterian Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Stratton Chapel Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture, then steep yourself in history at Longwood, then stroll around Bluff Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Choctaw Hall.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Natchez trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Jackson to Natchez takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In July in Natchez, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery

7
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get out of town with these interesting Austin side-trips: Fredericksburg (St. Mary's Catholic Church, Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, & more) and San Antonio (The Alamo, The San Antonio River Walk, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool, identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, and admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Natchez to Austin in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Natchez in July: highs in Austin hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

San Antonio, Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

7
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Monica: Santa Barbara (Old Mission Santa Barbara & Stearns Wharf), Camarillo Public Library (in Camarillo) and Nicholas Canyon Beach (in Malibu). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, examine the collection at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, and stroll through 26-Mile Bike Path.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Austin to Santa Monica in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to Santa Monica due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in July, you will find days in Santa Monica are cooler (28°C), and nights are slightly colder (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Barbara, The Wende Museum of the Cold War, Mulholland Drive, Camarillo Public Library
Highlights from your plan
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Camarillo Public Library ©
Camarillo Public Library

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