35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey builder

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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Estes Park
— 1 night
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Philadelphia
— 5 nights
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Charleston
— 5 nights
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Amelia Island
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: MB Roland Distillery (in Pembroke), Clarksville (Beachaven Vineyards & Winery & Old Glory Distilling Co.) and Franklin (Balloon Rides & Leiper's Fork Distillery). The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, explore the world behind art at Amqui Station and Visitors Center, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, and look for gifts at Smith Creek Moonshine.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

Atlanta to Nashville is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Nashville are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly to Denver.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Denver

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

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.
On the 5th (Wed), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting and then sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Guanella Pass, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Healing Waters Mind and Body Float Studio.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Denver day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Denver is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in May, expect Denver to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Spas · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Estes Park

— 1 night
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, sample the fine beverages at Dancing Pines Distillery, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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

Getting from Denver to Estes Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to Portland.

Things to do in Estes Park

Spas · Shopping · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Portland

— 3 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cellar Door Wine Tours (in Lafayette), Archery Summit Winery (in Dayton) and Newberg (Adelsheim Vineyard, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, &more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Schreiner's Iris Gardens, learn about winemaking at Sokol Blosser Winery, and take a stroll through Ladd's Addition.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Portland road trip planning app.

You can fly from Estes Park to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Estes Park to Portland is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Estes Park in May since evenings lows in Portland dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then kick back and relax at Hug Point State Recreation Site. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, stroll through Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Portland in May, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Change things up with a short trip to ILovekickboxing in Kirkland (about 40 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and stroll through Alki Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Cannon Beach to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in May: highs in Seattle hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Glacier National Park

— 2 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip builder website.

You can fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seattle in May since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 38°F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, go for a walk through The High Line, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to New York City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Glacier National Park to New York City. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Glacier National Park in May, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Philadelphia

— 5 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Venture out of the city with trips to Spas & Wellness (in Sea Isle City), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Cape May) and Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery). The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Philly Brew Tours, go for a walk through Longwood Gardens, take a stroll around Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and take a stroll through Society Hill.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia travel planner.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can fly to Charleston.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Charleston

— 5 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Sullivan's Island Beach, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the striking features of Drayton Hall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Charleston online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Charleston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In May, Charleston is a bit warmer than Philadelphia - with highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amelia Island.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Amelia Island

— 2 nights
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): play a few rounds at TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course, examine the collection at Shrimping Museum, and then see what you can catch with SemperFi Charters. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at Amelia Massage Associates, sample the fine beverages at Marlin & Barrel Distillery, examine the collection at The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Clinch State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Seaside Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amelia Island trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Charleston to Amelia Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, train, and taxi. In June in Amelia Island, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Amelia Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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.

Colorado travel guide

4.4
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.