44 days in United States Itinerary

44 days in United States Itinerary

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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Phoenix
— 1 night
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Honolulu
— 6 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Bozeman
— 1 night
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Breckenridge
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Williamsburg
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Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Let the collections at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Raku Gallery capture your imagination. Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Renee Taylor Gallery, shop like a local with Greg Lawson Galleries - Passion for Place, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stop by Kachina House.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Sedona trip planner.

Atlanta to Sedona is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in May, Sedona is little chillier at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. On the 6th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: stop by Hopi House, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, get great views at Yaki Point, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours, view the masterpieces at Grey Wolf Gallery, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Tempe Marketplace.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Phoenix road trip planning site.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, things will get warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 93°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in Phoenix

Shopping · Wildlife · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Honolulu

— 6 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ala Moana Center and Waikele Premium Outlets. USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Pupukea Beach Park, Sunset Beach Park, &more), Ihilani Spa (in Kapolei) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, stop by Ko Hana Distillers, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valley of the Temples.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planning app.

You can fly from Phoenix to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Honolulu is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in May, expect nights in Honolulu to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Yellowstone Historic District and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Yellowstone National Park takes 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Yellowstone National Park is 3 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in May: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 53°F and lows are around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Bozeman

— 1 night
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 21st (Fri), stop by Montana Gift Corral and then take a memorable tour with Yellowstone Guidelines.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Bozeman takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May: high temperatures in Bozeman hover around 65°F and lows are around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Bozeman

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Breckenridge

— 2 nights

Colorado's Kingdom

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
On the 22nd (Sat), browse for treasures at Western Hardware Antique Mall, then stop by Rock Hut, and then hunt for treasures at Dillon Farmers' Market. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get into the urban bustle at Riverwalk Center, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, then see the interesting displays at Barney Ford Victorian House, and finally mingle with the ghosts of the past at South Park City Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Breckenridge trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Bozeman to Breckenridge takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Bozeman in May, expect nights in Breckenridge to be a bit cooler, around 31°F, while days are much colder, around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Shopping · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ruxton's Trading Post. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, then look for gifts at Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique, and then see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs travel planner.

You can fly from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in May: highs in Colorado Springs hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trips

Chicago

— 5 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll explore and learn at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. Popular historic sites such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple and St. Edmund Parish are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to SaltTreeYoga (in Ottawa) and Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with The Magnificent Mile, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, stop by Wicker Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Chicago when traveling from Colorado Springs in May, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Philadelphia (Society Hill, Reading Terminal Market, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fifth Avenue, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), wander the streets of Times Square, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 5 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.
Gettysburg National Military Park and Little Round Top will appeal to history buffs. National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Artworks (in Gettysburg) and Sagamore Spirit Distillery (in Baltimore). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, hunt for treasures at Eastern Market, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online travel route planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 3 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum and Colonial Williamsburg will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Historic Jamestowne and Smith's Fort Plantation. Step out of Williamsburg with an excursion to The Peanut Patch in Courtland--about 1h 30 min away. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Bassett Hall.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Washington DC to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Gardens
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.