38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 3 nights
2
Dubuque
— 1 night
3
Omaha
— 1 night
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
7
Portland
— 2 nights
8
Seattle
— 3 nights
9
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
11
Denver
— 1 night
12
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
13
San Antonio
— 2 nights
14
Austin
— 2 nights
15
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
16
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
17
New York City
— 3 nights

3
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Field Museum and The Magnificent Mile. Let the collections at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and Museum of Science and Industry capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore the activities along Lake Michigan, explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, and browse the exhibits of Chicago Cultural Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chicago driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Chicago, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Chicago at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dubuque.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Skokie, Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. On the 5th (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dubuque trip maker site.

You can fly from Chicago to Dubuque in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dubuque, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Dubuque

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium ©

1
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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market, thentake an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Omaha trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Dubuque to Omaha in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubuque in March, expect nights in Omaha to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Omaha

Neighborhoods Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Old Market ©
Old Market
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and The Mob Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The LINQ Promenade and Shelby American Inc. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Downtown Container Park, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Omaha to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Omaha in March, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. Explore hidden gems such as La Jolla Shores Park and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to South Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Coronado Beach, stroll through Pacific Beach, examine the collection at Old Town Model Railroad Depot, and appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Diego travel route site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

South Carlsbad State Beach, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Marin Headlands and de Young Museum. Walt Disney Family Museum and Musee Mecanique will appeal to museum buffs. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately Mill Valley away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, hike along Lands End, and explore the activities along San Francisco Bay.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in March, San Francisco is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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Portland

Portland ©
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.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, thenadmire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Sokol Blosser Winery, see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Portland online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in March, things will get a bit cooler in Portland: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Sokol Blosser Winery, Live Laugh Love Art
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Pop Culture and The Museum of Flight. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Snoqualmie (Northwest Railway Museum & Snoqualmie Falls). There's much more to do: stop by Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle, admire the striking features of Sky View Observatory, get lost in a book at Seattle Public Library, and deepen your understanding at University of Washington.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip tool.

Traveling by car from Portland to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Snoqualmie
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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 21st (Sun): explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Clements.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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 temperatures traveling from Seattle in March, with highs in Glacier National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
Highlights from your plan
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Mt. Clements ©
Mt. Clements

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Yellowstone River Picnic Area and then trek along Elephant Back Mountain.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in March, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Yellowstone River Picnic Area ©
Yellowstone River Picnic Area

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Denver

Denver ©
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 23rd (Tue), stroll the grounds of Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Denver in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March, expect Denver to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thensee the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel.

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Traveling by flight from Denver to Santa Fe takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Denver in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Santa Fe, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns and then appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, take in the exciting artwork at Blue Star Contemporary, thensteep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Santa Fe to San Antonio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to San Antonio. Traveling from Santa Fe in March, you will find days in San Antonio are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the striking features of The Driskill, thenget a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, thenexplore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, and finally trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Harry Ransom Center, thenget engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, and then take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Austin trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 30th (Tue), make a trip to Central Canal, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and then look for gifts at Goose The Market. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Indianapolis Museum of Art, and then browse the different shops at Circle Centre Mall.

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Traveling by flight from Austin to Indianapolis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Austin in March, with highs in Indianapolis at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Goose The Market ©
Goose The Market

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Let the collections at Barnes Foundation and Eastern State Penitentiary capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at Reading Terminal Market and Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Independence National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of National Constitution Center, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and make a trip to Liberty Bell Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip app.

You can fly from Indianapolis to Philadelphia in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Philadelphia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence National Historical Park
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at New York Public Library and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, examine the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City vacation site.

Take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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