42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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42 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h
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Rapid City
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Keystone
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
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Rapid City
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
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New York City
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
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Richmond
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Vicksburg
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Lafayette
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Lake Charles
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Roswell
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Mesa Verde National Park

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip tool .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Rapid City

Rapid City
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rapid City driving holiday planning app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Rapid City by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, things will get slightly colder in Rapid City: highs are around 21°C and lows about 8°C. You will leave for Keystone on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Rapid City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sylvan Lake, Needles Eye Tunnel, Crazy Horse Memorial, and other attractions you added. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, stroll through Presidential Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Deadwood Alive.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Keystone online holiday maker .

Keystone is very close to Rapid City. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rapid City in May: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 17°C and lows are around 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for Rapid City.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Custer, Deadwood, Crazy Horse Memorial, Harney Peak
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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Rapid City

Rapid City
To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip itinerary planner .

Rapid City is just a stone's throw from Keystone. Traveling from Keystone in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rapid City, with lows of 16°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off toNew York City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Patrick's Cathedral as well as Big Bus New York. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Photography Tours. Step out of New York City to go to Hyde Park and see Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rapid City to New York City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Rapid City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Food Tours

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 6th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then get your game on at Urban Axes Philadelphia, and finally make a trip to Wanamaker Organ. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the American Revolution, then enjoy breathtaking views from One Liberty Observation Deck, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia - Axe Throwing.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia tour itinerary planner .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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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 Walking tours and National Gallery of Art. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Richmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Virginia War Memorial and then make a trip to Maymont.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip maker site .

You can drive from Washington DC to Richmond in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Maymont ©
Maymont
Virginia War Memorial ©
Virginia War Memorial

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Historic District has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Riverwalk.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Wilmington holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Wilmington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in Wilmington are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Wilmington

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Historic District ©
Historic District
Cape Fear Spice Merchants ©
Cape Fear Spice Merchants

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Unitarian Church in Charleston, then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. In June in Charleston, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Fort Moultrie, The Center for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 14th (Sun), take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. On the next day, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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St. Augustine

SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Memorial Presbyterian Church, examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House, admire the architecture and history at Mission of Nombre de Dios, then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally stop by Artsy Abode. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cast your line with a fishing tour, contemplate the long history of Colonial Quarter, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then get engrossed in the history at Old Florida Museum, and finally stroll through Vilano Beach.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in St. Augustine, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Atlanta.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Mission of Nombre de Dios ©
Mission of Nombre de Dios

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 18th (Thu), find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta, then catch a live performance at Fox Theatre, then steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium.

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Do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Atlanta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Fox Theatre ©
Fox Theatre

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Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beer Tastings & Tours and John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, get lost in a book at Nashville Public Library, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville attractions site .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Historic Mansker's Station
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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Memphis

Memphis ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Southland Park Gaming and Racing. Step out of Memphis with an excursion to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Stax Museum of American Soul Music, learn more about the world around you at Pink Palace Museum, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and make a trip to Graceland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Horseshoe Tunica, Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center, stop by Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, see the interesting displays at The Delta Blues Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Crossroad, and finally steep yourself in history at Hopson Plantation Commissary.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Clarksdale using our trip planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Clarksdale in 1.5 hours. June in Clarksdale sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Vicksburg.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Hopson Plantation Commissary ©
Hopson Plantation Commissary
Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center ©

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 27th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse and then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vicksburg trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Clarksdale to Vicksburg in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 27th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, then contemplate the long history of Rosalie Mansion, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Natchez sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Natchez takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Natchez are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kayaking & Canoeing and St. Louis Cathedral. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Lynn Meadows Discovery Center (in Gulfport), Beauvoir (in Biloxi) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). There's lots more to do: put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans, get outside with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Natchez in June since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 33°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for Lafayette.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Beauvoir, Whitney Plantation, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Kayaking & Canoeing
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 2nd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Acadian Memorial and then explore the activities along Lake Martin.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Lafayette road trip app .

Getting from New Orleans to Lafayette by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Lafayette: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the bus ride to Lake Charles.

Things to do in Lafayette

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Acadian Memorial, Lake Martin
Highlights from your plan
Acadian Memorial ©
Acadian Memorial

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Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is a brackish lake located on the Calcasieu River in Southwest Louisiana, United States, situated almost entirely within the Lake Charles city limits. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): walk around Millennium Park and then walk around Veteran's Memorial Park.

Plan a trip to Lake Charles easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Lafayette to Lake Charles by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for San Antonio.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Veteran's Memorial Park ©
Veteran's Memorial Park
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Natural Bridge Caverns and Mission Trail. Go for a jaunt from San Antonio to Austin to see Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, and make a trip to Main Plaza.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Lake Charles to San Antonio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Lake Charles in July, plan for a bit warmer days in San Antonio, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
Highlights from your plan
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room and then explore the fascinating underground world of King's Palace.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Carlsbad Caverns National Park travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Antonio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from San Antonio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Carlsbad Caverns National Park can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Roswell.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Big Room ©
Big Room
King's Palace ©
King's Palace

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes International UFO Museum and Research Center as well as Roswell UFO Tours. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center, then look for gifts at Alien Zone Area 51, and then get a tailor-made plan with Roswell UFO Tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Roswell journey maker .

Traveling by car from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Roswell takes 2.5 hours. July in Roswell sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Roswell

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then don't miss a visit to Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe online road trip planner .

Getting from Roswell to Santa Fe by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Roswell in July, expect Santa Fe to be slightly colder, temps between 36°C and 18°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Taos, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan

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