37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
Train
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Baltimore
Drive
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive
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Annapolis
— 1 night
Drive
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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Norfolk
— 1 night
Fly
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Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive
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Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Memphis
— 1 night
Fly
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Tulsa
— 1 night
Fly
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Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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New York City — 5 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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, wander the streets of Times Square, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City driving holiday website.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from London to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Baltimore.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Baltimore

City of Firsts

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.
To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Baltimore sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Baltimore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 5th (Thu), you're off to Washington DC.
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Parks · Nightlife · Museums · Tours

Washington DC — 3 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online holiday maker.

Getting from Baltimore to Washington DC by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Annapolis.
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Annapolis — 1 night

Capital of the United States for one year from 1783 to 1784, Annapolis has played a vital role in U.S. history.
Start your trip to Annapolis by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Washington DC to Annapolis by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. October in Annapolis sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Chincoteague Island.
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Chincoteague Island — 1 night

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): gain some tasty knowledge on The Ugly Oyster Tour Co., take a leisurely stroll along Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park, then get a dose of the wild on Chincoteague Island Adventures, and finally stroll through Bike Depot.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chincoteague Island road trip website.

Getting from Annapolis to Chincoteague Island by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Chincoteague Island can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Norfolk.
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Norfolk — 1 night

Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
On the 11th (Wed), learn about all things military at Hampton Roads Naval Museum, step aboard Battleship Wisconsin at Nauticus, then don't miss a visit to Scotch and Soda the Lions, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Norfolk route builder website.

Getting from Chincoteague Island to Norfolk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Chattanooga.
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Chattanooga — 1 night

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 12th (Thu), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and then take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chattanooga travel site.

Fly from Norfolk to Chattanooga in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nashville.
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Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Nashville — 2 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.
On the 13th (Fri), catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery, and finally examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Legend Distillery, and finally sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Nashville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Nashville are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Memphis.
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Side Trip

Memphis — 1 night

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Graceland, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and then browse the exhibits of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Memphis tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Memphis are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly to Tulsa.
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Tulsa — 1 night

Capital of Route 66

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stroll around Guthrie Green, then admire the striking features of Holy Family Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and finally identify plant and animal life at Mary K. Oxley Nature Center.

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Fly from Memphis to Tulsa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Tulsa can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to fly to Amarillo.
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Amarillo — 1 night

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, then wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, and then get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amarillo trip planner.

You can fly from Tulsa to Amarillo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tulsa in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Amarillo. You will leave for Santa Fe on the 18th (Wed).
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Santa Fe — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument and then cast your line with Land of Enchantment Guides - Fly Fishing Trips.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Amarillo to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amarillo in October, things will get a bit cooler in Santa Fe: highs are around 24°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 4 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, trek along Rim Trail, and explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Santa Fe in October, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online road trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
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Side Trip

San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: St. Helena (Benessere Vineyards & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards), Sonoma Plaza (in Sonoma) and Robert Biale Vineyards (in Napa). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll around Crissy Field, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco route planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Los Angeles — 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, visit Angelino Heights Historic Area, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Historic Lily pond.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel planning website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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