45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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45 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Augusta
Fly:  8​h
1
Indianapolis
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
10
Omaha
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
11
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
Boston
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
14
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
15
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
16
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
17
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Rhythm! Discovery Center, then enjoy some diversion at Hinkle Fieldhouse, and then hike along Indianapolis Cultural Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Indianapolis vacation maker site .

Augusta to Indianapolis is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Augusta in May: high temperatures in Indianapolis hover around 73°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rhythm! Discovery Center ©
Rhythm! Discovery Center
Hinkle Fieldhouse ©
Hinkle Fieldhouse

3
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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kentucky Horse Park and Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Louisville: Woodford Reserve Distillery (in Versailles) and Keeneland (in Lexington). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, try your luck at Churchill Downs, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Louisville day trip planning site .

Getting from Indianapolis to Louisville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Lexington, Woodford Reserve Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Saint Louis Zoo, then examine the collection at City Museum, and then have some family-friendly fun at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then admire all the interesting features of Missouri Botanical Garden, then explore and take pictures at Grant's Farm, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sachs Butterfly House.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis trip app .

Traveling by car from Louisville to Saint Louis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, and then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing, then explore and take pictures at College of the Ozarks, and then stroll around Dogwood Canyon Nature Park.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Branson trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Saint Louis to Branson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Branson, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Canyonlands National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab sightseeing planner .

Getting from Branson to Moab by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Branson to Moab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Branson in May, Moab is a bit cooler at night with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Moab

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Gun Garage. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and Titanic. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

Discover how to plan a Las Vegas trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Moab to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Moab in May, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage

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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.
Kids will enjoy The Getty Center and Disney California Adventure Park. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 75°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Muir Woods National Monument and Twin Peaks. Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday planning website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Natural Bridge Trail and Avalanche Peak Hike. Step off the beaten path and head to Hayden Valley and Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Artist Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (66°F), and nights are cooler (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 11th (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market, get engrossed in the history at The Durham Museum, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Omaha day trip app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Omaha in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Omaha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Omaha: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to North Conway.

Things to do in Omaha

Zoos & Aquariums Nightlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Old Market ©
Old Market

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North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Flume Gorge and Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center. Change things up with a short trip to Mt Washington Auto Rd in Gorham (about 46 minutes away). There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths and cruise along Kancamagus Highway.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the North Conway sightseeing planner .

Getting from Omaha to North Conway by combination of flight and car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Omaha in June, expect North Conway to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln, Mt Washington Auto Rd, Flume Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Zipline
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Acadia National Park and Cadillac Mountain. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Park Loop Road and Shore Path. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Bar Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from North Conway in June, things will get little chillier in Bar Harbor: highs are around 68°F and lows about 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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Boston

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and North End. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Fine Arts and USS Constitution Museum. Take a break from Boston with a short trip to Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step aboard Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, get a variety of perspectives on a duck tour, and shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Boston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In June, Boston is a bit warmer than Bar Harbor - with highs of 76°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Mystic.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Plimoth Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mystic trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Boston to Mystic in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to New York City.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Met Cloisters. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Central Park, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Mystic to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mystic in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 80°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Visiting Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Cloverdale Farm County Park will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Rodin Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing (in Lawrenceville) and Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and contemplate the long history of Independence Hall.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia tour planning app .

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Cloverdale Farm County Park, Grounds For Sculpture, Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): enjoy some friendly competition at Bay Lanes Bowling and then cool off at Cedar Point. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at West Side Market, then examine the collection at A Christmas Story House, then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and finally explore and take pictures at Progressive Field.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cleveland route maker site .

Fly from Philadelphia to Cleveland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cleveland, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bay Lanes Bowling, Cedar Point
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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