33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  3​h
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Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
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Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
9
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
10
Detroit
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
12
Baltimore
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
13
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Nashville

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 30th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Centennial Olympic Park and then explore the world behind art at Center for Civil and Human Rights. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and then immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta day trip app .

Nashville to Atlanta is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Atlanta. In June in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
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Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Art Deco Historic District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Las Olas Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood), Gumbo Limbo Nature Center (in Boca Raton) and Fort Lauderdale Beach Park (in Fort Lauderdale). There's more to do: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Miami trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Atlanta in July since evenings lows in Miami dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Beach, Art Deco Historic District, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lake Lawn Metairie and Garden District. Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Mike the Tiger Habitat. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Baton Rouge (Louisiana Memorial Plaza & Louisiana's Old State Capitol) and St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Escape My Room New Orleans, head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Church and Gardens, and brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Orleans driving holiday website .

You can fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Miami in July, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Baton Rouge, Whitney Plantation, Ultimate Swamp Adventures, St. Joseph Plantation, St. Joseph Church and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Kayaking & Canoeing
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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Houston

Houston ©
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.
On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at 1940 Air Terminal Museum, see the interesting displays at Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, then examine the collection at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Funeral History, then browse the exhibits of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Houston itinerary builder site .

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect nights in Houston to be about the same, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 95°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Highlights from your plan
1940 Air Terminal Museum ©
1940 Air Terminal Museum
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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San Diego

San Diego ©
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 12th (Mon): stroll around La Jolla Shores Park and then hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then stroll through Coronado Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip builder tool .

You can fly from Houston to San Diego in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to San Diego, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Houston in July; daily highs in San Diego reach 77°F and lows reach 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, then explore the world behind art at The Broad, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, then brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61, and finally admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands, and then explore the striking landscape of Muir Woods National Monument.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Clyfford Still Museum, examine the collection at Denver Firefighters Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church, then take an in-depth tour of History Colorado Center, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Byers-Evans House, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Denver in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Denver to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Clyfford Still Museum ©
Clyfford Still Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and finally grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago and then admire the majestic nature at Indiana Dunes State Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Chicago vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Chicago. Traveling from Denver in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Chicago, with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Indiana Dunes State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 22nd (Thu), explore and take pictures at Comerica Park, then admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, then see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and finally see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St. Mary's Church, get advice or help at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, contemplate the long history of Motown Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Detroit Historical Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Campus Martius Park.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Detroit trip planner .

Getting from Chicago to Detroit by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Detroit due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dearborn
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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 a sense of the local culture at National Museum of the Marine Corps and Renwick Gallery. Appreciate the collections at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens and Smithsonian American Art Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Fredericksburg (The Rising Sun Tavern, Chatham Manor, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online journey maker .

Fly from Detroit to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Detroit in July, with highs in Washington DC at 89°F and lows at 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Appreciate the collections at Rupp House and Star-Spangled Banner Flag House. Gettysburg National Cemetery and Fort McHenry National Monument will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baltimore: Gettysburg (David Wills House & Evergreen Cemetery). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Fell's Point, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baltimore Basilica, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, and take an in-depth tour of Baltimore Museum of Industry.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Baltimore vacation maker site .

Getting from Washington DC to Baltimore by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. July in Baltimore sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gettysburg
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Step off the beaten path and head to National Museum of American Jewish History and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Appreciate the collections at Museum of the American Revolution and Eastern State Penitentiary. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, take in nature's colorful creations at Morris Arboretum, and view the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Baltimore to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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