34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly
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Keystone
— 3 nights
Fly to Cortez, Drive to Monument Valley
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive to Page, Fly to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Calistoga
— 2 nights
Fly
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Anaheim
— 3 nights
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Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Mc Allen Miller International Airport, Drive to Alamo
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Alamo
— 1 night
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Drive to Mc Allen Miller International Airport, Fly to Springfield Branson National Airport, Drive to Branson
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Branson
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Art Institute of Chicago and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Appreciate the collections at Field Museum and Museum of Science and Industry. The adventure continues: walk around Millennium Park, shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago travel route planner.

Indianapolis to Chicago is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Chicago are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

3
nights
Keystone

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.
Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota and Insideout will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Black Hills National Forest. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Keystone: Custer (Sylvan Lake & Needles Eye Tunnel). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Iron Mountain Road, admire all the interesting features of Needles Highway, get a bird's-eye view with Black Hills Helicopters, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Presidential Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Keystone trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Keystone in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Keystone at 73°F and lows at 48°F. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

1
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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

Find out how to plan Monument Valley trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Keystone to Monument Valley in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Keystone in July; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 90°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours

5
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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bright Angel Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Canyon Trail Rides. On the 6th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, capture your vacation like a pro with Buck Wild Grand Canyon Hummer Tours, and take the plunge with Paragon Skydive.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Monument Valley - with highs of 84°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

4
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A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Visiting Sequoia Sightseeing Tours and Congress Trail will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Grant Grove, explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail, trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, and admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 98°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

6
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Yosemite National Park

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. The adventure continues: trek along Panorama Trail, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, and get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip builder site.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

1
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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 20th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park holiday maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Redwood National Park: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Calistoga.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Calistoga

Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 21st (Wed), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: savor the flavors at Castello di Amorosa, learn about winemaking at Round Pond Estate, then do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, then learn about winemaking at VGS Chateau Potelle, and finally do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Calistoga online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Calistoga takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in July: highs in Calistoga hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Anaheim

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Mission San Juan Capistrano and Stanley Ranch Museum & Historical Village will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Dana Point Parasail and Sea Summit Trail will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Anaheim to Chino Hills to see BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir about 36 minutes away. There's more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and don't miss a visit to Downtown Disney District.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Anaheim trip tool.

You can fly from Calistoga to Anaheim in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Calistoga in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 68°F in Anaheim. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alamo.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

1
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Alamo

Alamo, located in the Rio Grande Valley in what is nicknamed the "Land of Two Summers," is a town known as "The Refuge to the Valley" in the irrigated area of southern Hidalgo County, Texas. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Alamo itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Anaheim to Alamo with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Anaheim to Alamo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Anaheim in July, expect Alamo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 100°F and 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Alamo

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

3
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Branson

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Titanic Museum and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Get in touch with nature at Zipline USA and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 28th (Wed) at Silver Dollar City. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at National Tiger Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and get great views at 165 Scenic Overlook.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Branson day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alamo to Branson. Traveling from Alamo in July, expect Branson to be a bit cooler, temps between 87°F and 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, examine the collection at City Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Campbell House Museum, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with STL Haunted History. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saint Louis trip site.

Getting from Branson to Saint Louis by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Napa Valley travel guide

4.3
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.