33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

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Fresno
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 10 nights
Fly
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Keystone
— 4 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 3 nights
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Drive to Newport News Williamsburg International Airport, Fly to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Drive to Tuscaloosa
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Tuscaloosa
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 3 nights
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Fresno

— 4 nights
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Get out of town with these interesting Fresno side-trips: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park (Generals Hwy, Giant Forest, &more) and Yosemite National Park (Half Dome, Nevada Falls Loop, &more). There's more to do: push the limits with Oxotic Fresno Supercar Driving Experience.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fresno road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Fresno. In August, daytime highs in Fresno are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 10 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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Firehole River, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Fresno to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Fresno to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. In September, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Fresno - with highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Keystone

— 4 nights

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Venture out of the city with trips to Custer (Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail, Wildlife Loop Road, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, view the masterpieces at Insideout, cruise along Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway, and admire all the interesting features of Needles Highway.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Keystone online trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Keystone: highs are around 71°F and lows about 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 6 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery) and Capital SUP - Quiet Waters Park (in Annapolis). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Keystone to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In September, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Keystone - with highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F. You'll set off for Williamsburg on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 3 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Take a break from Williamsburg with a short trip to Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg, stroll around New Quarter Park, have fun at Colonial Williamsburg Musket Range, and look for gifts at Quirks of Art.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Washington DC to Williamsburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trip

Tuscaloosa

— 2 nights
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Moundville Archaeological Park, then stop by R&R Cigars, then stroll around Tuscaloosa Riverwalk, and finally test your team's savvy at Breakout. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Nicol.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tuscaloosa road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Williamsburg to Tuscaloosa. The time zone difference when traveling from Williamsburg to Tuscaloosa is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Tuscaloosa can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Houston

— 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Houston side-trips: Nana's Attic (in League City), Galveston (The Strand, Galveston Water Adventures, &more) and Pine Gully Park (in Seabrook). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, test your problem-solving skills at That Escape Place, make a trip to Tomball Depot, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Houston road trip planning site.

Drive from Tuscaloosa to Houston in 9 hours. Traveling from Tuscaloosa in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Houston, with lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.