37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Flagstaff
— 7 nights
2
Boulder City
— 5 nights
3
Madison
— 6 nights
4
Chicago
— 5 nights
5
Tampa
— 8 nights
6
Redding
— 1 day

7
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Explore Flagstaff's surroundings by going to Sedona (Bell Rock, Chapel of the Holy Cross, &more), Grand Canyon National Park (Lipan Point, Desert View Watchtower, &more) and Tusayan General Store (in Tusayan). Spend the 30th (Mon) exploring nature at Wupatki National Monument. There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Coconino National Forest, examine the collection at Museum of Northern Arizona, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mother Road Brewing Company, and pause for some photo ops at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Flagstaff online trip maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Flagstaff. In November in Flagstaff, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Boulder City.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sedona, Grand Canyon National Park, Tusayan General Store
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

5
nights
Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Venture out of the city with trips to Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton), Grand Canyon Skywalk (in Hualapai Reservation) and Desert Diamond Distillery (in Kingman). The adventure continues: admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, walk around Hemenway Park, see the interesting displays at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Sherman's House of Antiques.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boulder City trip planner.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Boulder City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Boulder City is minus 1 hour. In December, Boulder City is a bit warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of °F and lows of °F. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Madison.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Grand Canyon Skywalk, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Desert Diamond Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Helicopter Tours
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

6
nights
Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madison: Galena (The Haunted Galena Tour Company, Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., &more) and Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Memorial Union Terrace, look for all kinds of wild species at University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, see the sky in a new way at Washburn Observatory, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Alumni Park.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Madison itinerary planning website.

Fly from Boulder City to Madison in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Boulder City to Madison, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boulder City in December, you will find days in Madison are cooler (°F), and nights are a bit cooler (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Madison

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Galena, Rotary Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Haunted Galena Tour Company ©
The Haunted Galena Tour Company
Memorial Union Terrace ©
Memorial Union Terrace
Rotary Botanical Gardens ©
Rotary Botanical Gardens

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile, examine the collection at Oriental Institute Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Field Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip maker tool.

You can drive from Madison to Chicago in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, Chicago is a bit warmer than Madison - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park
Millennium Park

8
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tampa: Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key), Sarasota (Siesta Key Rum & Sarasota National Cemetery) and Orlando (Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, &more). Pack the 26th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Ybor City Historic Walking Tours, get to know the resident critters at Big Cat Rescue, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial, and look for gifts at La Faraona Cigars.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tampa online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Tampa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Tampa is 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in December, with highs in Tampa at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Redding.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Orlando, Sarasota, Siesta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
day
Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the activities along Whiskeytown Lake.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Redding online route planner.

Getting from Tampa to Redding by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Redding is minus 3 hours. In January, Redding is a bit cooler than Tampa - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Redding

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Whiskeytown Lake ©
Whiskeytown Lake

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