43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Melbourne Beach
— 1 night
Drive to Orlando International Airport, Fly to Louisville
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Lexington
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Boise
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly to Page Municipal Airport, Drive to Lake Powell
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Lake Powell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 4 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to San Antonio
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Melbourne Beach

— 1 night
Melbourne Beach is a town in Brevard County, Florida. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with Shark Bait Beach Gear Rentals. On your second day here, see the sky in a new way at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne Beach trip itinerary website.

Orlando to Melbourne Beach is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. June in Melbourne Beach sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Melbourne Beach

Childrens Museums · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and then sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Louisville trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Melbourne Beach to Louisville. Traveling from Melbourne Beach in June, expect little chillier with lows of 67°F in Louisville. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Lexington

— 2 nights

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, then experience rural life at Sun Valley Farm, and then sample the fine beverages at James E. Pepper Distillery. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on Unique Horse Farm Tours and then relax in the rural setting at Mill Ridge Farm.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lexington tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Lexington, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Lexington

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Glacier National Park

— 5 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lexington to Glacier National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Lexington to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lexington in June; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 75°F and lows reach 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Boise.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Boise

— 2 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, learn about winemaking at Williamson Orchard & Vineyard, and then grab your bike and head to Ridge to River Trail System. On the next day, walk around Julia Davis Park and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Boise tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Boise takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in June, with highs in Boise at 85°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, walk around Golden Gate Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder website.

You can fly from Boise to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Boise in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney District). Pack the 20th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Paley Center for Media, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 79°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

San Diego

— 5 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the long history of Marston House Museum, and have fun at Balboa Park.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (73°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Lake Powell

— 2 nights
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 28th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and then take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Powell online attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from San Diego to Lake Powell with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Lake Powell is 1 hour. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Lake Powell hover around 96°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Moab

— 4 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Moab trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Moab takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Moab, with lows of 61°F. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

San Antonio

— 2 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 4th (Mon), admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Antonio Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Brackenridge Park, then explore the engaging exhibits at The DoSeum - San Antonio's Museum for Kids, and finally find something for the whole family at Morgan's Wonderland. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada, then steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio road trip site.

Getting from Moab to San Antonio by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Moab to San Antonio. Traveling from Moab in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 75°F in San Antonio. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Austin

— 3 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, trek along Barton Creek Greenbelt, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and learn more about the world around you at Texas Memorial Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin day trip website.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Austin, expect temperatures between 98°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

New Orleans

— 5 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Fly from Austin to New Orleans in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Austin, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Kentucky travel guide

4.5
Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.

Idaho travel guide

4.5
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Texas travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · History Museums · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.