45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Washington DC
— 6 nights
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
3
Portland
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 5 nights
5
Omaha
— 1 night
6
West Glacier
— 4 nights
7
Seattle
— 3 nights
8
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
9
Louisville
— 5 nights
10
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
11
Natchez
— 2 nights
12
Picayune
— 1 night
13
Anchorage
— 3 nights
14
Kailua
— 2 nights

6
nights
Washington DC

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.
Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary. Visiting Antietam National Battlefield and Tidal Basin will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Baltimore (Sagamore Spirit Distillery & Horseshoe Casino), James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station) and Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online driving holiday planner.

Atlanta to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In May in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Baltimore, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, James Madison's Montpelier, Antietam National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get some cultural insight at Rockland Breakwater Light and St. Saviour's Church :. Take a break from the city and head to Shore Path and Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, trek along Ocean Path, and look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor holiday builder.

Fly from Washington DC to Bar Harbor in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Rockland Breakwater Light
Highlights from your plan
Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf ©
Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Rockland Breakwater Light ©
Rockland Breakwater Light

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, thenget to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Old Port, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sweetgrass Winery & Distillery Old Port Tasting Room and Shop, and finally get some fabulous bargains at L.L. Bean Factory Store.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip maker app.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. June in Portland sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Ogunquit, L.L. Bean Factory Store
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

5
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Yunhong Chopsticks. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade, take in nature's colorful creations at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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

You can fly from Portland to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in June, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Hook Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

1
night
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Cecilia's Cathedral, thensnap pictures at Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Omaha trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from New York City to Omaha in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to West Glacier.

Things to do in Omaha

Nightlife Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Old Market ©
Old Market
St. Cecilia's Cathedral ©
St. Cecilia's Cathedral

4
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Conrad Mansion and Garden Wall. Step out of the city life by going to Grinnell Glacier and Going-to-the-Sun Road. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Goat Lick Overlook, &more). There's much more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Hidden Lake, get engrossed in the history at Depot Park, and look for gifts at Willow's HuckleberryLand.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a West Glacier trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Omaha to West Glacier takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Omaha to West Glacier. In June, West Glacier is slightly colder than Omaha - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Conrad Mansion, Depot Park, Willow's HuckleberryLand
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
For shopping fun, head to Chihuly Garden and Glass or Pike Place Market. Pioneer Square and The Museum of Flight are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Seattle, make a side trip to see Bloedel Reserve in Bainbridge Island, approximately Bainbridge Island away. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Seattle online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from West Glacier to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from West Glacier to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from West Glacier in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mercer Slough Nature Park, Bloedel Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

1
night
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Island Studios, examine the collection at The Whale Museum, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Friday Harbor vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Friday Harbor at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
Island Studios ©
Island Studios

5
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Cave Hill Cemetery. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Onyx Cave. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Louisville: Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort), Maker's Mark (in Loretto) and Mammoth Cave (in Mammoth Cave National Park). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, bet on a winner at Churchill Downs, and examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip itinerary site.

Getting from Friday Harbor to Louisville by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Friday Harbor in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Louisville: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Wild Turkey Distillery, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery, Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern

2
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a trip to McRaven House, make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, thensee the interesting displays at The Old Depot Museum, thenexamine the collection at Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, thenstroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery, thenexamine the collection at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, and finally contemplate the long history of Anchuca Mansion.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Vicksburg trip app.

You can fly from Louisville to Vicksburg in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Vicksburg. June in Vicksburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Old Depot Museum ©
The Old Depot Museum
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Anchuca Mansion ©
Anchuca Mansion

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Longwood, thentake an in-depth tour of Rosalie Mansion, and finally contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Emerald Mound, thenexplore the striking landscape of Melrose, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Natchez day trip app.

Getting from Vicksburg to Natchez by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Picayune.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

1
night
Picayune

Picayune ©
Picayune is the largest city in Pearl River County, Mississippi. On the 5th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Crosby Arboretum, sample the tasty concoctions at Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, and then examine the collection at The Teddy Bear House Museum.

Start your trip to Picayune by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Natchez to Picayune by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Picayune can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Picayune

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Crosby Arboretum ©
Crosby Arboretum
The Teddy Bear House Museum ©
The Teddy Bear House Museum

3
nights
Anchorage

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Take a break from the city and head to Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Girdwood Center for the Visual Arts and Alaska Native Medical Center Craft Shop. Spend the 9th (Thu) on the rails with a train tour. Next up on the itinerary: gain insight at Alaska Native Heritage Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Beluga Point, see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Anchorage road trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Picayune to Anchorage with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Picayune to Anchorage is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Picayune in July, you will find days in Anchorage are colder (°F), and nights are a bit cooler (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Rail Tours
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

2
nights
Kailua

Kailua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Swim with Dolphins and Shark Diving. Go for a jaunt from Kailua to Laie to see Polynesian Cultural Center about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lanikai Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Byodo-In Temple, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kailua sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Anchorage to Kailua in 11 hours. The time zone changes from Alaska Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Anchorage in July; daily highs in Kailua reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Swim with Dolphins, Polynesian Cultural Center, Byodo-In Temple, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Shark Diving

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