34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Glen Burnie
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Saint Louis
— 1 night
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Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
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Rapid City
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Great Falls
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amarillo
— 3 nights
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Fort Smith
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Bristol
— 1 night
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Glen Burnie
— 1 night

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Glen Burnie

Glen Burnie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. On the 4th (Sat), browse the fresh offerings at Diehl's Produce Market.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Glen Burnie online journey builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Glen Burnie. In September, daily temperatures in Glen Burnie can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Saint Louis.

Things to do in Glen Burnie

Shopping

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Highlights from your trip

Saint Louis

— 1 night

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, stroll around Forest Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Saint Louis day trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Glen Burnie to Saint Louis with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glen Burnie to Saint Louis. September in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Sioux Falls

— 2 nights
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Sioux Falls: Mitchell (Corn Palace, Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle, &more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Old Courthouse Museum, learn more about the world around you at Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History, and stroll through Sioux Falls Bike Trails.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls online trip planner.

Getting from Saint Louis to Sioux Falls by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Saint Louis in September, plan for slightly colder days in Sioux Falls, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Rapid City

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, then cruise along Iron Mountain Road, and finally look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City online vacation planner.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Rapid City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sioux Falls to Rapid City is minus 1 hour. In September in Rapid City, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Rapid City in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 33°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Great Falls

— 2 nights
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the world behind art at C.M. Russell Museum and then hike along River's Edge Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Sacagawea Springs, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ryan Dam - Great Falls of the Missouri, and then immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Great Falls trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Great Falls by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Great Falls hover around 71°F and lows are around 44°F. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through California Coastal Trail and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove.

Plan trip to Redwood National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Explore your travel options from Great Falls to Redwood National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Great Falls in September, plan for slightly colder days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and try to win big at New York New York Casino.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Las Vegas. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 93°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 23rd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Santa Fe

— 3 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Fe: Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, and hike along Dorothy Stewart Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, Santa Fe is a bit warmer at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Amarillo

— 3 nights

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, then examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and then make a trip to Cadallic Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Route 66, get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, and then don't miss a visit to Combine City.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amarillo vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Amarillo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Amarillo is 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Amarillo, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Fort Smith.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Smith

— 2 nights
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Popeye Statue, immerse yourself in nature at Lake Fort Smith State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Den State Park. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Drennan-Scott Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Fort Smith National Historic Site, then get engrossed in the history at Fort Smith Museum of History, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Smith National Cemetery.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fort Smith road trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amarillo to Fort Smith. September in Fort Smith sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Nashville

— 3 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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, explore the galleries of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Nashville road trip app.

You can drive from Fort Smith to Nashville in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Bristol.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Bristol

— 1 night
Bristol is a city in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States. On the 5th (Tue), bet on your favorite at Bristol Motor Speedway, then Head underground at Bristol Caverns, then take in the exciting artwork at Benjamin Walls Gallery, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Birthplace of Country Music Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bristol journey planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Bristol in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Nashville in October: highs in Bristol hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Glen Burnie.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glen Burnie

— 1 night
To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Glen Burnie trip planning app.

You can drive from Bristol to Glen Burnie in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight.

Things to do in Glen Burnie

Fun & Games · Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.