40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner
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Marshall
— 17 nights
Drive to Kansas City International Airport, Fly to Orlando
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive
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Charlotte
— 2 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 5 nights

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Marshall — 17 nights

Marshall is a city in Saline County, Missouri, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marshall: Osceola Cheese (in Osceola), Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site (in Paris) and Sedalia (Trails End Monument, Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Lookout Point Park, get all the information you need at Lost Valley Fish Hatchery & Visitor Center, don't miss a visit to The Magic City Line, Moberly Mini-Train, and pause for some photo ops at Wonder Dog Memorial Garden.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Marshall trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Kansas City International Airport, Springfield Branson National Airport and Whiteman Air Force Base. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You will leave for Orlando on the 8th (Sun).
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Orlando — 4 nights

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 9th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 11th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Orlando route website.

Explore your travel options from Marshall to Orlando with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Marshall to Orlando. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Marshall in May; daily highs in Orlando reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Charlotte.
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Theme Parks

Charlotte — 2 nights

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

Before you visit Charlotte, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Charlotte takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in May; daily highs in Charlotte reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and then get a sense of history and politics at White House. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Plan a Washington DC trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Charlotte to Washington DC by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.
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Museums

New York City — 4 nights

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: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, walk around The High Line, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City visit planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and make a trip to The Strip.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online travel route planner.

You can fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 36°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then take a memorable drive along Mulholland Drive, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. On the 25th (Wed), you're off to San Francisco.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

San Francisco — 5 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C.
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United States travel guide

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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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