51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
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Las Vegas
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Boston
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New York City
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Washington DC
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Charlotte
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Nashville
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Birmingham
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Memphis
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Dallas
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Austin
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and visit SoMa.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey builder site.

Hobart, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Hobart to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): try your luck at The Mirage, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Boston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

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Boston

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and Salem (Peabody Essex Museum, The House of the Seven Gables, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and pause for some photo ops at Bunker Hill Monument.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Boston in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Boston. In October, Boston is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bronx Zoo (in Bronx), Coney Island (in Brooklyn) and Philadelphia (Eastern State Penitentiary, Wissahickon Valley Park, &more). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation planning tool.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Washington DC

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Before you visit Washington DC, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

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Charlotte

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): stroll around Freedom Park, see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then join the crowd at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Carolinas Aviation Museum, get in on the family fun at Carowinds, and then see the interesting displays at Levine Museum of the New South.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charlotte takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Charlotte, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, examine the collection at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, and take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Charlotte to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or 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 October in Nashville, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Birmingham

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): examine the collection at Negro Southern League Museum, then explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church. On the next day, indulge your taste buds at Red Clay Tours, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and then make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Birmingham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Memphis: Tunica (River Bend Links & Horseshoe Tunica). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Graceland, get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and don't miss a visit to Beale Street.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Memphis in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

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Dallas

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dallas: Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Wat Buddharatnaram). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, take in panoramic vistas at Reunion Tower, have fun at Shoot Smart, and appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 14th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Bonnell.

Find out how to plan Austin trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In November in Austin, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

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Los Angeles

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.
On the 16th (Wed), admire the striking features of Bradbury Building and then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then Head underground at Bronson Caves, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

North Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.

Alabama travel guide

4.2
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.

Texas travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.