47 days in Continental USA Itinerary

47 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Allentown
— 1 night
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 6 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
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Albuquerque

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
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Phoenix to Albuquerque is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in September, expect Albuquerque to be little chillier, temps between 83°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Oklahoma City

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Oklahoma Firefighters Museum, then examine the collection at OK County 66 - John's Place, and then examine the collection at Charles B. Hall Airpark. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Old Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Henry Overholser Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, and finally see the interesting displays at American Banjo Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City online day trip planner.

Getting from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City is 1 hour. September in Oklahoma City sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio and then get to know the fascinating history of Victorian Village Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): explore the galleries of Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then see the interesting displays at Metal Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Beale Street.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Memphis in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Memphis are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 10th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum, then see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, then examine the collection at The George Jones, then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally examine the collection at Patsy Cline Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nashville sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Memphis in September since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Get some historical perspective at Walker Sisters' Cabin and Little Greenbrier School. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, trek along Metcalf Bottoms Trail, don't miss a visit to Elkmont Ghost Town, and look for all kinds of wild species at Townsend Wye.

Discover how to plan a Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In September, daytime highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): learn about all things military at Old Fort Jackson, get engrossed in the history at Davenport House Museum, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then see the interesting displays at American Prohibition Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Andrew Low House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, then learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Savannah day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Savannah takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Savannah when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in September, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 20th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and finally explore the world behind art at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fireman's Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, examine the collection at Benjamin Franklin Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally stop by Independence Mall.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip app.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Philadelphia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Savannah in September, with highs in Philadelphia at 80°F and lows at 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Allentown.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Allentown

Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): appreciate the history behind The Soldiers Sailors Monument, take an in-depth tour of Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Liberty Bell Museum, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Ironton Rail Trail, and finally visit Colonial Industrial Quarter.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Allentown trip planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Allentown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Allentown, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Allentown

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. You'll explore and learn at Ground Zero Museum Workshop and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, walk around Brooklyn Bridge Park, get interesting insight from Tours, and wander the streets of Dumbo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City travel planner.

You can drive from Allentown to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Allentown in September, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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First Eastern National Park

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cadillac Mountain and Carriage Roads. Get in touch with nature at Precipice Trail and Little Hunters Beach. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beech Mountain Trail, get outside with Dorr Mountain, and enjoy the sand and surf at Echo Lake Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Acadia National Park trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Acadia National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Acadia National Park at 70°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Ballpark Museum and Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities. Step off the beaten path and head to Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, take an in-depth tour of Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House, admire the masterpieces at Clyfford Still Museum, and shop like a local with American Museum of Western Art.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Acadia National Park to Denver takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Acadia National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Denver, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Firehole Canyon Drive. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Old Faithful and Mount Washburn. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Denver, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Visiting Going-to-the-Sun Road and Cracker Lake Hike will get you outdoors. Museum of the Plains Indian and Garden Wall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Goat Lick Overlook, and admire the sheer force of Baring Falls.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park road trip planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 56°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
Get outdoors at Skyline Trail and Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Longmire Museum and Wonderland Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Nisqually Vista Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burroughs Mountain Trail, admire the sheer force of Myrtle Falls, and explore the activities along Nisqually River.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Glacier National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Mount Rainier National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Glacier National Park in October, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature