48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Anaheim
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Dallas
— 3 nights
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Nashville
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Lafayette
— 2 nights
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Natchez
— 2 nights
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Vicksburg
— 2 nights
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Clarksdale
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
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Springdale
— 3 nights
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Bryce
— 1 night
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Torrey
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
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Anaheim

— 3 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Have a day of magic on the 16th (Sat) at Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Knott's Berry Farm. There's lots more to do: discover the magic at Disneyland Park, try out the rides at Downtown Disney District, don't miss a visit to Anaheim Packing District, and catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim road trip app.

Perth, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Anaheim, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, try out the rides at SeaWorld San Diego, walk around Balboa Park, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Dallas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums

Dallas

— 3 nights

Big D

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll, and steep yourself in history at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in Dallas to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Nashville.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): walk around Centennial Park.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nashville trip planning site.

You can fly from Dallas to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in April, Nashville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Birmingham

— 1 night

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham road trip website.

Getting from Nashville to Birmingham by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 25th (Mon), you're off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

New Orleans

— 5 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and get a dose of the wild on Happiness Bayou Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip planning site.

You can fly from Birmingham to New Orleans in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Birmingham in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Lafayette

— 2 nights
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. You've now added Cajun Food Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): go sightseeing with Cajun Food Tours and then appreciate the history behind Urns of Justice. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, and then get curious at Lafayette Science Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lafayette travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Lafayette takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in Lafayette hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums · Museums

Natchez

— 2 nights
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. You've now added The Natchez Trace Parkway to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, then contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, and then stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Melrose.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Natchez trip itinerary site.

Getting from Lafayette to Natchez by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Lafayette in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Natchez, with lows of 19°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Vicksburg

— 2 nights
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, then make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, and finally walk around Catfish Row Children's Art Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): stroll through Texas Monument, then stroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally make a trip to McRaven House.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vicksburg tour itinerary website.

Getting from Natchez to Vicksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Vicksburg, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Clarksdale

— 1 night
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Delta Blues Museum, then examine the collection at The Rock & Blues Museum, then view the masterpieces at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to The Crossroad.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Clarksdale trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vicksburg to Clarksdale in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums · Shopping

Memphis

— 3 nights

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.
Step out of Memphis with an excursion to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Graceland, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Memphis route planner.

Traveling by car from Clarksdale to Memphis takes 1.5 hours. May in Memphis sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Nashville

— 3 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Enjoy Nashville some more: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, admire the striking features of Nashville Parthenon, and admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nashville journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary site.

Fly from Nashville to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Nashville - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games

Springdale

— 3 nights
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Zion National Park. The adventure continues: see Zion Jeep Tours, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Springdale trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Springdale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Springdale, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Springdale

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Bryce

— 1 night
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bryce trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Springdale to Bryce takes 2 hours. Traveling from Springdale in May, expect Bryce to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Torrey

— 2 nights
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Anasazi State Park Museum, then take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, and then steep yourself in history at The Wolverton Mill. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Fruita Schoolhouse, then hike along The Hickman Bridge Trail, then steep yourself in history at Gifford Homestead, and finally walk around Thousand Lakes RV Park.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Torrey day trip site.

You can drive from Bryce to Torrey in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Venture out of the city with trips to Canyonlands National Park (Mesa Arch & Island in the Sky). On the 19th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Torrey to Moab takes 3 hours. Traveling from Torrey in May, things will get a bit warmer in Moab: highs are around 28°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Mesa Verde National Park

— 1 night
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, steep yourself in history at Balcony House, and then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mesa Verde National Park holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Moab to Mesa Verde National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in May, plan for little chillier nights in Mesa Verde National Park, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites

Monument Valley

— 1 night
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 23rd (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 7°C in Monument Valley. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours

Page

— 1 night

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 24th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell, take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Page online attractions planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, Page is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 25th (Wed), hike along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then get great views at Mather Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park route site.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Page in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). Enjoy Las Vegas some more: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas route planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.