41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Kingman
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Flagstaff
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Gallup
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Albuquerque
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Santa Fe
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Amarillo
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Oklahoma City
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Dallas
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Shreveport
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New Orleans
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Panama City
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Montgomery
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Nashville
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Louisville
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Cincinnati
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Columbus
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Pittsburgh
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Washington DC
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Philadelphia
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New York City
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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 1st (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Runyon Canyon Park, browse the different shops at Universal CityWalk Hollywood, then shop like a local with The Grove, and finally stop by The Last Bookstore.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kingman.
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Kingman — 1 night

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): surround yourself with nature on Alpacas of the Southwest, take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum, and then browse for treasures at The Farmhouse.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kingman route maker tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Kingman in 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, Kingman is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Flagstaff.
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Flagstaff — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Walnut Canyon National Monument and then trek along Lockett Meadow.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Flagstaff travel route planner.

Drive from Kingman to Flagstaff in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kingman in April, with highs in Flagstaff at 19°C and lows at -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gallup.
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Gallup — 1 night

Gallup is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 21,678 as of the 2010 census. On the 4th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Rex Museum, then look for gifts at Richardsons Trading Company, and then see the interesting displays at Navajo Code Talker Museum.

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Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Gallup takes 3 hours. In April in Gallup, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Albuquerque.
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Albuquerque — 1 night

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 5th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, then see the interesting displays at National Hispanic Cultural Center, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Tinkertown Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Gallup to Albuquerque in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Gallup in April, Albuquerque is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Fe.
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Santa Fe — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): trek along Atalaya Mountain Hiking Trail, then examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, then take in the pleasant sights at Keshi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe travel planner.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in April, Santa Fe is slightly colder at night with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amarillo.
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Amarillo — 1 night

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 7th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Route 66.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amarillo online visit planner.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in April, Amarillo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Oklahoma City.
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Oklahoma City — 1 night

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 9th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, sample some tasty brews at Ride OKC, and then explore the world behind art at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Oklahoma City trip builder website.

Getting from Amarillo to Oklahoma City by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Oklahoma City when traveling from Amarillo in April, with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Dallas.
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Dallas — 1 night

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): hike along Katy Trail, examine the collection at Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Pedego Dallas Electric Bikes.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dallas road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oklahoma City to Dallas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in April: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly to Shreveport.
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Shreveport — 2 nights

Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, examine the collection at Texas Country Music Hall of Fame & the Tex Ritter Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimp Haven. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at First United Methodist Church, look for gifts at T. C. Lindsey and Co. General Store, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. John Berchmans.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shreveport trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Dallas to Shreveport in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 2 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): wander the streets of Garden District, get a dose of the wild on Happiness Bayou Tours, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally shop like a local with Jamie Hayes Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Shreveport to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Shreveport in April: highs in New Orleans hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Panama City.
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Panama City — 2 nights

Get a sense of the local culture at Paul Brent Gallery and Chestnut Street Cemetery. Explore hidden gems such as Williams Fishing Adventures and Panama City CENTER for the ARTS.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Panama City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Panama City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Panama City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.
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Montgomery — 3 nights

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Discover out-of-the-way places like Legacy Museum and Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. Get a sense of the local culture at National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Rosa Parks Museum. Step out of Montgomery with an excursion to Lowndes County Interpretive Center in Hayneville--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Alabama Safari Park, take an in-depth tour of Equal Justice Initiative, look and learn at W.A. Gayle Planetarium, and make a trip to Court Square.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Montgomery day trip planning app.

You can drive from Panama City to Montgomery in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Montgomery when traveling from Panama City in April, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nashville.
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Nashville — 3 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Carter House and Lane Motor Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Opry Mills and Radnor Lake State Park. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and look for gifts at Hatch Show Print.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Nashville day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Montgomery to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Montgomery in April since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Louisville.
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Louisville — 3 nights

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Get some cultural insight at Kentucky Derby Museum and The Speed Art Museum. Get outdoors at Louisville Mega Cavern and Indiana Caverns. Go for a jaunt from Louisville to Simpsonville to see Ghirardelli Chocolate Outlet and Ice Cream Shop about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, shop like a local with 21c Museum Hotel, and get engrossed in the history at Locust Grove.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Louisville road trip planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Louisville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Nashville to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cincinnati.
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Cincinnati — 3 nights

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ohio Valley Antique Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, and finally hike along Riverwalk.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cincinnati online vacation planner.

You can drive from Louisville to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Louisville in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Cincinnati, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Columbus.
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Columbus — 2 nights

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Get in touch with nature at John Bryan State Park and Sharon Woods Metro Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum and The Museum of Catholic Art and History. Explore Columbus' surroundings by going to Yellow Springs (Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve & Glen Helen Nature Preserve). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Book Loft, see the interesting displays at Central Ohio Fire Museum, and learn about all things military at Motts Military Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus tour planning tool.

You can drive from Cincinnati to Columbus in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Columbus, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh — 3 nights

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Visiting Mount Washington and McConnells Mill State Park will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Frick Art and Historical Center and Heinz Memorial Chapel. Take a break from Pittsburgh with a short trip to Playthings Etc. in Butler, about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Bayernhof Museum, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Anthony Chapel.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Columbus to Pittsburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Washington DC.
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of African American History and Culture and Old Town. For shopping fun, head to Torpedo Factory Art Center or National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and explore the galleries of Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary site.

Fly from Pittsburgh to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 3 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Step out of the city life by going to Schuylkill River Trail and Kelly Drive. Explore hidden gems such as Rodin Museum and Penn Museum. Step out of Philadelphia with an excursion to The Struble Trail in Downingtown--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, get your bearings at Masonic Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, and get a sense of history and politics at City Hall Visitor Center.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Philadelphia online tour planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.
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New York City — 2 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): walk around Washington Square Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Met Cloisters, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in May: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°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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Tennessee travel guide

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The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.
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