46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sacramento
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Big Sur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Santa Cruz
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h
7
Junction
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Mobile
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
Tampa
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
13
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Adel
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
15
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
16
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
17
Kansas City
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
18
Fort Collins
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 4th (Fri), stroll around Golden Gate Park and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to San Francisco. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Explore Sacramento's surroundings by going to Empire Mine State Historic Park (in Grass Valley) and Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven (in Davis). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, ponder the world of politics at Capitol Park, get engrossed in the history at Carnegie Library Historical Museum, and do a tasting at The Undergound Tasting Room.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Sacramento planning app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Sacramento hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, Empire Mine State Historic Park, Carnegie Library Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
Empire Mine State Historic Park ©
Empire Mine State Historic Park
California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, and then take in the views from Bixby Bridge. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then admire the majestic nature at Limekiln State Park, and finally hike along Partington Cove.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Big Sur trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Sacramento to Big Sur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or fly. Traveling from Sacramento in October, you will find days in Big Sur are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

China Cove and Gibson Beach
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Cruz: Monterey (Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, 17-Mile Drive, & more) and Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market, & more). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, do a tasting at Beauregard Vineyard, kick back and relax at Pleasure Point Beach, and experience rural life at Swanton Berry Farm.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Cruz itinerary maker app .

Getting from Big Sur to Santa Cruz by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Big Sur in October, you will find days in Santa Cruz are a bit warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove, Swanton Berry Farm, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

1
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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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planner .

You can fly from Santa Cruz to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Cruz in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 82°F and lows reach 62°F. You'll set off for San Diego on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 17th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

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Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Junction.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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Junction

Junction ©
Junction is a city in and the county seat of Kimble County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Mason Square Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Lost Maples State Natural Area, and then contemplate the waterfront views at South Llano River State Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Caverns of Sonora and then pause for some photo ops at Stonehenge II.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Junction day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Diego to Junction. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Junction, with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Houston.

Things to do in Junction

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Caverns of Sonora, Mason Square Museum, Lost Maples State Natural Area, Stonehenge II, Fort McKavett State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Lost Maples State Natural Area ©
Lost Maples State Natural Area
Fort McKavett State Historic Site ©
Fort McKavett State Historic Site
Mason Square Museum ©
Mason Square Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Houston attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Junction to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Houston when traveling from Junction in October, with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Mobile.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

The Seawall
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mobile: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Orange Beach), Pensacola (Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum & National Naval Aviation Museum) and Holmes Medical Museum (in Foley). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area, deepen your understanding at Battleship USS ALABAMA, and make a trip to Dauphin Street.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip planner.

You can fly from Houston to Mobile in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Houston in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mobile, with lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Pensacola, Fort Pickens Area, Holmes Medical Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©

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Tampa

Tampa
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tampa trip planner.

Fly from Mobile to Tampa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Mobile in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tampa, with lows around 69°F. On the 25th (Fri), you're off toMiami.

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, have fun at Lock & Load Miami, then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Miami trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Tampa to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Miami are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

South Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orlando road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Miami to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Miami in October since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 69°F. You'll set off for Savannah on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, look for gifts at The Olfactory Company, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Compline at Christ Church Anglican.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Savannah road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Savannah takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Orlando in November, expect Savannah to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Adel.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©

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Adel

Adel ©
The city of Adel is the county seat of Cook County, Georgia, United States, located fifty-two miles southeast of Albany. Adel is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Reed Bingham State Park and do a tasting at Horse Creek Winery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Adel road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Savannah to Adel in 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Adel

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Horse Creek Winery, Horse Creek Winery
Highlights from your plan
Horse Creek Winery ©
Horse Creek Winery
Reed Bingham State Park
Reed Bingham State Park
Horse Creek Winery ©
Horse Creek Winery

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta road trip website .

Traveling by car from Adel to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Adel, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Atlanta, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Graceland, stop by Lansky, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks and then try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Memphis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), deepen your understanding at Kaleidoscope, then learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Union Station, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, then appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, then shop like a local with Country Club Plaza, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Memphis to Kansas City in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Memphis in November: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around 56°F and lows are around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Korean War Veterans Memorial, Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Fort Collins is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): hike along Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, then appreciate the history behind Veteran's Plaza of Northern Colorado, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Odell Brewing Company, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Cache La Poudre River and then take a peaceful walk through Medicine Bow National Forest.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Collins trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Kansas City to Fort Collins in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Fort Collins. Traveling from Kansas City in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Fort Collins, with lows of 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Medicine Bow National Forest, Benson Park Sculpture Garden
Highlights from your plan
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space ©
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
Annual Flower Trial Garden ©
Annual Flower Trial Garden

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