43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Atlanta
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Nashville
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Saint Louis
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Springfield
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Oklahoma City
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Albuquerque
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Santa Fe
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Denver
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Cheyenne
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Salt Lake City
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Boise
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Salt Lake City
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St. George
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Las Vegas
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Phoenix
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Las Cruces
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San Antonio
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Houston
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New Orleans
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Tallahassee
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Atlanta

— 3 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, ponder the world of politics at Georgia State Capitol, contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta day trip planner.

Fort Myers to Atlanta is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Fort Myers in March, things will get little chillier in Atlanta: highs are around 65°F and lows about 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Parthenon and then join in the after-dark buzz at The Stage on Broadway.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Atlanta in March since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for Saint Louis.

Things to do in Nashville

Nightlife · Museums

Saint Louis

— 3 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Nashville to Saint Louis by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Nashville, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Saint Louis, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Springfield

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): Head underground at Fantastic Caverns.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Springfield journey planner.

Drive from Saint Louis to Springfield in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. April in Springfield sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Springfield

Nature · Parks
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Oklahoma City

— 4 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, admire the natural beauty at Myriad Botanical Gardens, get a sense of history and politics at State Capitol, and explore the world behind art at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Oklahoma City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in April, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Albuquerque

— 1 night

Duke City

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.
To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Albuquerque journey planning app.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque. Traveling from Oklahoma City in April, Albuquerque is slightly colder at night with lows of 43°F. You'll set off for Santa Fe on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Santa Fe

— 1 night

City Different

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at New Mexico Legislature, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites

Denver

— 4 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Denver is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, ponder the world of politics at Colorado State Capitol, experience the excitement of Colorado Railroad Museum, and explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip builder tool.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Denver in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

Cheyenne

Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Wyoming State Capitol.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cheyenne trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Denver to Cheyenne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Denver in April, you will find days in Cheyenne are little chillier (54°F), and nights are about the same (30°F). On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Temple Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City day trip website.

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Salt Lake City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cheyenne in April: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 63°F and lows are around 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Boise.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks

Boise

— 4 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Boise is known for trails, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Julia Davis Park, get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, make a trip to Freak Alley Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Canyon County Historical Museum.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Boise tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Boise takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Boise sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

On the 18th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Golden Spike National Historic Site.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Boise to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to St. George.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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St. George

— 1 night
St. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Red Hills Desert Garden.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read St. George tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to St. George in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in April, with highs in St. George at 75°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in St. George

Museums · Parks

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from St. George to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. George to Las Vegas. Traveling from St. George in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 23rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit cooler (75°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

San Diego

— 2 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.
On the 24th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. On the next day, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in San Diego are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums

Phoenix

— 3 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Phoenix is known for museums, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Phoenix, awaken your taste buds at Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours, and examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Phoenix trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Phoenix takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Phoenix, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Las Cruces

— 1 night
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Cruces journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Phoenix to Las Cruces in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In April, Las Cruces is little chillier than Phoenix - with highs of 77°F and lows of 46°F. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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 30th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Main Plaza.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Las Cruces to San Antonio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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 Las Cruces in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in San Antonio. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Houston

— 2 nights

Bayou City

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Houston: Galveston (1892 Bishop's Palace, The Seawall, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, admire the masterpieces at The Menil Collection, and look for gifts at Cacao & Cardamom Chocolatiers.

Find out how to plan Houston trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from San Antonio to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May in Houston, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, make a trip to Jackson Square, then contemplate the long history of Hermann-Grima House, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read New Orleans vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Houston to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in May, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 70°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Tallahassee.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Tallahassee

— 1 night
On the 7th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Tallahassee Antique Car Museum and then don't miss a visit to Florida State University.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tallahassee driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Tallahassee takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Tallahassee, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Tallahassee, with highs around 88°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 63°F. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Museums

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.