50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
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Fly to Hilton Head, Taxi to Savannah
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Savannah
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Key West
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Orlando
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Nashville
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New Orleans
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Houston
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Austin
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Las Vegas
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San Francisco
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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New York City

— 3 nights

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 historical perspective at The Met Cloisters and 9/11 Memorial. Step off the beaten path and head to Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Greenwich Village. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and appreciate the extensive heritage of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the New York City holiday tool.

Palma de Mallorca, Spain to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Palma de Mallorca to New York City. Traveling from Palma de Mallorca in October, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Explore hidden gems such as Eastern State Penitentiary and Barnes Foundation. Independence National Historical Park and Rodin Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and pause for some photo ops at Rocky Statue.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary planning website.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of African American History and Culture. Visit National Mall and Capitol Hill for their historical value. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online holiday planner.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Visiting Coligny Beach and Speed Boats Tours will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Bonaventure Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Savannah: Hilton Head Island Bike Trails (in Hilton Head) and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, walk around Forsyth Park, wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, and pause for some photo ops at Fort Pulaski National Monument.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Savannah trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Savannah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Savannah: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Key West

— 3 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Bahia Honda State Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). There's still lots to do: cruise along The Overseas Highway, get engrossed in the history at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Key West journey app.

You can fly from Savannah to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Savannah in October; daily highs in Key West reach 35°C and lows reach 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Orlando

— 3 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Beach at Daytona Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion. Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and buy something for everyone on your list at Disney Springs.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in October, Orlando is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nashville

— 3 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Downtown Nashville and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and The Parthenon will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, and get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown).

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nashville online travel route builder.

You can fly from Orlando to Nashville in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in October: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 28°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stop by Frenchmen Street, take a stroll through Royal Street, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to French Quarter, then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nashville in October, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Houston

— 2 nights

Bayou City

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.
On the 25th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Houston road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Austin

— 2 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, then admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Houston in October since evenings lows in Austin dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Counts Kustoms and The Mob Museum. You'll explore and learn at Shelby American Inc and Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Adventure

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore hidden gems such as The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Los Angeles County Museum of Art and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, visit El Pueblo de Los Angeles, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday builder site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Museum-lovers will get to explore Cable Car Museum and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. There's lots more to do: stroll through Lands End, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning website.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Aspen

— 2 nights

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and then don't miss a visit to Independence Pass.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Aspen online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Aspen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Aspen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Aspen, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Toronto

— 1 day
Toronto is a city in Woodson County, Kansas, United States, along the Verdigris River. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Cross Timbers State Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Toronto journey planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aspen to Toronto. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Aspen to Toronto. Traveling from Aspen in November, expect Toronto to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 2°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Toronto

Nature · Parks

Grand Rapids

— 1 day

Furniture City

The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Gerald R. Ford Museum, admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and then shop like a local with Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Rapids route planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toronto to Grand Rapids. Traveling from Toronto to Grand Rapids, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in November, you will find days in Grand Rapids are slightly colder (10°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Magnificent Mile and Field Museum. You'll explore and learn at The Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Cultural Center. The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, get interesting insight from Tours, and test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Chicago.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago tour planner.

You can drive from Grand Rapids to Chicago in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Rapids to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Chicago are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Pittsburgh

— 2 nights

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 14th (Sat), learn more about the world around you at Carnegie Museum of Natural History and then admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): explore the world behind art at The Andy Warhol Museum, then take a stroll through Strip District, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Pittsburgh, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. November in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of Fine Arts and Marginal Way Walkway. Appreciate the collections at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and USS Constitution Museum. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Beacon Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Old North Church & Historic Site, kick back and relax at Constitution Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Bunker Hill Monument.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Boston using our trip planner.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Boston by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Boston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

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.

Colorado travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.