46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Milwaukee
— 3 nights
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Minneapolis
— 3 nights
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Kansas City
— 3 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 3 nights
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Dallas
— 3 nights
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Fort Worth
— 3 nights
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Austin
— 3 nights
9
San Antonio
— 3 nights
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Houston
— 3 nights
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Beaumont
— 1 night
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Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Jackson
— 4 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Detroit
— 3 nights

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chicago Botanic Garden and Lake Michigan. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and make a trip to Buckingham Fountain.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip app.

Detroit to Chicago is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lake Michigan, Chicago Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Botanic Garden ©
Chicago Botanic Garden
Millennium Park
Millennium Park

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Milwaukee Art Museum and Geneva Lake Shore Path. Change things up with a short trip to Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Josaphat, and sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Milwaukee itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Milwaukee takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in May, with highs in Milwaukee at 66°F and lows at 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Geneva Lake Shore Path, Bookworm Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Bookworm Gardens ©
Bookworm Gardens
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and The Escape Game. Venture out of the city with trips to Extreme Sandbox (in Hastings) and Munsinger Gardens (in Saint Cloud). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, walk around Minnehaha Park, see the interesting displays at Mill City Museum, and have fun at Target Field.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Milwaukee to Minneapolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Extreme Sandbox, FlyOver America, Cathedral of Saint Paul, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Munsinger Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Extreme Sandbox ©
Extreme Sandbox
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum ©
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Explore hidden gems such as Harry S. Truman Library and Museum and Arabia Steamboat Museum. When in Kansas City, make a side trip to see Kansas State Capitol Building in Topeka, approximately Topeka away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, get your game on at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, see the interesting displays at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, and steep yourself in history at Union Station.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Kansas City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in May: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around 76°F and lows are around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kansas State Capitol Building, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Step off the beaten path and head to SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology and Centennial Land Run Monument. Take a break from Oklahoma City with a short trip to Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Myriad Botanical Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, and wander the streets of Bricktown.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Oklahoma City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Oklahoma City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dallas.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
Centennial Land Run Monument ©
Centennial Land Run Monument

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dallas Museum of Art and Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Go for a jaunt from Dallas to McKinney to see Historic Downtown McKinney about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, walk around Klyde Warren Park, contemplate the long history of Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and take in panoramic vistas at Reunion Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dallas trip planning site.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dallas when traveling from Oklahoma City in May, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Grapevine, Historic Downtown McKinney
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Museum of Art ©
Dallas Museum of Art
Reunion Tower ©
Reunion Tower

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Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Worth Zoo and Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Granbury Town Square (in Granbury) and Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (in Glen Rose). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, admire the striking features of St. Patrick Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and explore the world behind art at Kimbell Art Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Worth trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Dallas to Fort Worth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Fort Worth sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Granbury Town Square, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Garrison Brothers Distillery and The Escape Game Austin. Explore Austin's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Willow City Loop & Enchanted Rock State Natural Area) and Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site (in Stonewall). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, walk around Mount Bonnell, and admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Austin online journey builder.

Drive from Fort Worth to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Garrison Brothers Distillery, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Museum of the Pacific War and Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus. Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards, Wildseed Farms, &more). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, make a trip to Main Plaza, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio visit planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Wildseed Farms ©
Wildseed Farms

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Houston

Houston ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Escape Hunt. Explore Houston's surroundings by going to Galveston (Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, 1892 Bishop's Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, stroll through Water Wall, and examine the collection at Houston Museum District.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Houston road trip site.

Getting from San Antonio to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. June in Houston sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Beaumont.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Galveston
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

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Beaumont

Beaumont ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tyrrell Historical Library, then explore the galleries of Fire Museum of Texas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Gator Country, and finally take an in-depth tour of Clifton Steamboat Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Beaumont road trip planning site.

You can drive from Houston to Beaumont in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Beaumont can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Beaumont

Museums · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Clifton Steamboat Museum ©
Clifton Steamboat Museum
Tyrrell Historical Library ©
Tyrrell Historical Library
Fire Museum of Texas ©
Fire Museum of Texas

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at State Capitol Welcome Center, contemplate the long history of Louisiana's Old State Capitol, then contemplate the long history of The Old Governor's Mansion, and finally browse the collection at East Baton Rouge Parish Library. On the next day, head outdoors with The 13th Gate, stroll around Riverfront Plaza, take an in-depth tour of USS Kidd, then don't miss a visit to Louisiana Memorial Plaza, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at University Lake.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Beaumont to Baton Rouge in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Baton Rouge can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The 13th Gate ©
The 13th Gate
USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd
Louisiana's Old State Capitol ©
Louisiana's Old State Capitol

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whitney Plantation and Escape My Room New Orleans. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Baton Rouge to New Orleans takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Baton Rouge, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jackson.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Stanton Hall. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson: Natchez (Rosalie Mansion, St. Mary Basilica, &more) and Vicksburg (Vicksburg National Military Park, Old Courthouse, &more). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson itinerary planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Jackson by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Jackson, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Jackson

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Natchez, Vicksburg
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Longwood ©
Longwood

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shelby Farms Park and Memphis Zoo. Step out of Memphis with an excursion to The Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Graceland, see the interesting displays at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, and get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

Make your Memphis itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Southland Park Gaming and Racing, The Delta Blues Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Shelby Farms Park ©
Shelby Farms Park
Graceland
Graceland

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Toledo Museum of Art and Detroit Institute of Arts. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo Zoo (in Toledo), Heritage Park (in Canton) and Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum & Decode Ann Arbor). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Greenfield Village, take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Joe Louis, and admire the landmark architecture of The Guardian Building.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Detroit trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Detroit takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Detroit is 1 hour. In June, Detroit is a bit cooler than Memphis - with highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Toledo, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Heritage Park
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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