45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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Kingsburg
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Branson
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Indianapolis
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Washington DC
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New York City
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Chicago
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Fort Collins
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Arches National Park
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Kingsburg
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Kingsburg — 1 night

Kingsburg is a city in Fresno County, California. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stroll through Project Survival's Cat Haven and then play a few rounds at Ridge Creek Golf Course.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kingsburg. June in Kingsburg sees daily highs of 96°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Branson.
Outdoors · Golf · Shopping · Wildlife
Side Trips

Branson — 1 night

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 2nd (Sat), get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Branson road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kingsburg to Branson with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kingsburg to Branson due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kingsburg, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Branson, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Indianapolis.
Theme Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Indianapolis — 1 night

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 4th (Mon): explore the galleries of Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Indianapolis Zoo, and then explore the activities along Sodalis Nature Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Central Canal, then have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and then admire the natural beauty at White River State Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Indianapolis journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Branson to Indianapolis takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Branson to Indianapolis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trip

Washington DC — 1 night

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.
On the 6th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get your bearings at Library of Congress, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder.

Getting from Indianapolis to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis in July, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 89°F and 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly to New York City.
Museums

New York City — 29 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Philadelphia (Wissahickon Valley Park, Love Park, &more), Kismet Beach (in Kismet) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and meet the residents at Bronx Zoo.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New York City journey builder site.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Chicago.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Chicago — 1 night

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago journey planner.

You can fly from New York City to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Fort Collins.
Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Fort Collins — 1 night

Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): trek along Devil's Backbone Trail, then view the masterpieces at Benson Park Sculpture Garden, and then admire the natural beauty at Annual Flower Trial Garden. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Cache La Poudre River and then take an in-depth tour of Wyoming State Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fort Collins tour builder site.

Getting from Chicago to Fort Collins by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Fort Collins. Traveling from Chicago in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Fort Collins, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Arches National Park.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trips

Arches National Park — 2 nights

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Arches National Park Scenic Drive, then hike along Devils Garden Trailhead, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Windows, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park trip builder tool.

Fly from Fort Collins to Arches National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Fort Collins in August, with highs in Arches National Park at 92°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kingsburg.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Kingsburg — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Swedish Coffee Pot Water Tower and then look for gifts at Sun-Maid Store.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kingsburg trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Arches National Park to Kingsburg. Traveling from Arches National Park to Kingsburg, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Arches National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kingsburg: temperatures range from 98°F by day to 64°F at night.
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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.

District of Columbia travel guide

4.9
Monuments · Specialty Museums · Government Buildings
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia is a sightseeing heaven with the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums. The city now boasts shopping, dining, and nightlife options befitting one of the world's major cities. Practically every visitor ends up on the centrally located 3 km (2 mi) long stretch of parkland holding the nation's finest monuments, as well as the world-famous Smithsonian Institution. To experience the true spirit of this vibrant metropolis and enjoy a well-rounded vacation, get away from neoclassical memorials for a little while and mingle with the locals at one of the city's trendy bars or restaurants.