32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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Sacramento
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Phoenix
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Roswell
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San Antonio
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Austin
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Dallas
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New Orleans
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Memphis
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Nashville
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Frankfort
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Indianapolis
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Chicago
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Minneapolis
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Sacramento

— 2 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stevens Trail, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, then stroll through California State Capitol Museum, and finally stroll through Capitol Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sacramento trip builder app.

Richmond to Sacramento is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In May in Sacramento, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Newport Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Get outdoors at Crystal Cove and Santa Monica State Beach. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Huntington Beach and see Huntington Beach Pier, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles travel route planner.

You can fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sacramento, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): appreciate the history behind The Unconditional Surrender, then enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Windansea Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip maker.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camelback Mountain, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hole in the Rock.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Phoenix takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Phoenix is 1 hour. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for much warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 107°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly to Roswell.

Things to do in Phoenix

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Roswell

— 1 night
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 7th (Mon), stroll through Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, get a taste of the local shopping with Tokay Beaded Art, and then see the interesting displays at International UFO Museum and Research Center.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Roswell vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Roswell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in June, expect Roswell to be little chillier, temps between 97°F and 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to San Antonio.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Briscoe Western Art Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and finally examine the collection at Witte Museum.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Roswell to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Roswell to San Antonio. Traveling from Roswell in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Antonio, with lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums · Historic Sites

Austin

— 1 night

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin road trip planning website.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors · Adventure · Trails · Tours

Dallas

— 1 night

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 10th (Thu), take a stroll through Bishop Arts District, then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Austin to Dallas by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Dallas, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Neighborhoods

New Orleans

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and then stroll through Old River Road Plantation Adventure. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Historic New Orleans Collection, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to New Orleans takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in June: highs in New Orleans hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Memphis

— 1 night

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, see the interesting displays at Railroad & Trolley Museum, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally try to win big at Southland Casino Racing.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip maker website.

You can fly from New Orleans to Memphis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Memphis, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Nashville

— 2 nights

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 14th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then join in the after-dark buzz at The George Jones, and finally take a stroll through The District. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

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You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Frankfort.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Frankfort

— 1 night
Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wild Turkey Distillery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and finally stroll through Coolmore America - Ashford Stud.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Frankfort trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Frankfort takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Frankfort. In June, daytime highs in Frankfort are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Frankfort

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Indianapolis

— 1 night

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and then learn about all things military at Indiana War Memorial.

Start your trip to Indianapolis by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Frankfort to Indianapolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Childrens Museums

Chicago

— 1 night

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 18th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, then examine the collection at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago day trip planning website.

You can fly from Indianapolis to Chicago in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June in Chicago, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Minneapolis

— 1 night

The City of Lakes

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.
On the 19th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Mill City Museum, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Mill Ruins Park, then admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and finally stroll around Minnehaha Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Minneapolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Lincoln.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Parks · Nature · Trails

Lincoln

— 11 nights
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of American Speed and Joslyn Art Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Rock Creek Station State Historical Park and Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Lincoln: Nebraska Brewing Company (in La Vista), Fontenelle Forest Nature Center (in Bellevue) and Omaha (Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, Old Market, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, walk around Hitchcock Nature Center, sample the tasty concoctions at Blue Blood Brewing Company, and learn about winemaking at James Arthur Vineyard.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lincoln road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Lincoln takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, expect nights in Lincoln to be about the same, around 63°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 86°F. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.