39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Austin
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Houston
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
3
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  9​h 30​min
7
Badlands National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
10
Acadia National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
11
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
12
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Winchester
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
14
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
15
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
16
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
17
Miami
— 2 nights
End: Miami

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 4th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then explore the world behind art at The Blanton Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and finally take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Austin. In June, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

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

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Texas Wolfdog Project, then learn about winemaking at Bernhardt Winery, and then examine the collection at Texas Prison Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Houston day trip planning site .

You can drive from Austin to Houston in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Houston are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Bernhardt Winery, Texas Prison Museum, Texas Wolfdog Project
Highlights from your plan
Memorial Park ©
Memorial Park
Water Wall ©
Water Wall
Texas Prison Museum ©
Texas Prison Museum

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Padre Island National Seashore. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at USS LEXINGTON, then steep yourself in history at Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, and then kick back and relax at Port Aransas Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Houston to Corpus Christi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June in Corpus Christi, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, Port Aransas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

1
night
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Madre Nature Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island day trip site .

You can drive from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Corpus Christi, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in South Padre Island, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then explore the activities along Medina River Natural Area, and then play a few rounds at Palmer Course at La Cantera.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from South Padre Island to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. When traveling from South Padre Island in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Antonio, with highs around 93°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palmer Course at La Cantera ©
Palmer Course at La Cantera
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Medina River Natural Area ©
Medina River Natural Area

2
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Pioneer Museum Complex, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Old Tunnel State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg online route planner .

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Antonio in June, expect Fredericksburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 88°F and 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
On the 15th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Sage Creek Wilderness Area. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

Plan trip to Badlands National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Fredericksburg to Badlands National Park in 9.5 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 little chillier temperatures traveling from Fredericksburg in June, with highs in Badlands National Park at 83°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
White River Valley Overlook ©
White River Valley Overlook

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nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Needles Eye Tunnel and Bear Country USA. Get in touch with nature at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Harney Peak. Venture out of the city with trips to Custer State Park (in Custer), Native American Educational and Cultural Center (in Crazy Horse) and The Museum @ Black Hills Institute (in Hill City). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City, learn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars, and examine the collection at America's Founding Fathers Exhibit.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rapid City road trip planning site .

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Rapid City in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Badlands National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rapid City: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Custer, Black Elk Peak, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Native American Educational and Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Millennium Park, trek along Cowles Bog, and then admire the majestic nature at Indiana Dunes State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Prairie Wolf Slough, kick back and relax at Rosewood Beach, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Begyle Brewing.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago sightseeing tool .

Getting from Rapid City to Chicago by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rapid City in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Chicago, with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Chesterton, Highland Park
Highlights from your plan
Indiana Dunes State Park ©
Indiana Dunes State Park
Rosewood Beach ©
Rosewood Beach
Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog

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nights
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Escape the urban bustle at Cadillac Mountain and Sand Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Indian Point Blagden Preserve and Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Echo Lake Beach and trek along Beech Mountain Trail.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Acadia National Park attractions planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Acadia National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Acadia National Park at 68°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Indian Point Blagden Preserve, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Indian Point Blagden Preserve ©
Indian Point Blagden Preserve

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence National Historical Park, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Lane Nature Center.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Acadia National Park to Philadelphia in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Acadia National Park in June, expect Philadelphia to be somewhat warmer, temps between 84°F and 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Green Lane Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence National Historical Park ©
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort McHenry National Monument and Capitol Hill. Get some historical perspective at Tomb of the Unknowns and Old Town. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Rock Hall to see Ferry Park about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Winchester.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Old Town, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Ferry Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the 1st (Wed), contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Antietam National Battlefield.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Winchester trip planner .

You can drive from Washington DC to Winchester in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Winchester, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Winchester

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield

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nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Fox Theatre and then immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park, then explore the world behind art at Booth Western Art Museum, and then stroll through Silver Comet Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta itinerary planner.

Getting from Winchester to Atlanta by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Winchester in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Atlanta, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Stone Mountain Park, Booth Western Art Museum, Silver Comet Trail
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Booth Western Art Museum
Booth Western Art Museum
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park

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Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Visit Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and Savannah Historic District for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Fishing Charters & Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Hilton Head (Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Speed Boats Tours, & more). There's more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah day trip app .

You can fly from Atlanta to Savannah in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Savannah are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some cultural insight at The National WWII Museum and French Quarter. Visit Garden District and Jackson Square for their historical value. Step out of New Orleans to go to Wallace and see Whitney Plantation, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral and stop by Faulkner House Books.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Orleans travel route planning website .

Fly from Savannah to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Savannah to New Orleans. When traveling from Savannah in July, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 80°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, kick back and relax at South Beach, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and finally view the masterpieces at Britto Central. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Everglades Alligator Farm.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Miami, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades Alligator Farm
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Everglades Alligator Farm ©
Everglades Alligator Farm
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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