51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Moab
— 8 nights
Drive
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Bryce
— 1 night
Drive
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Springdale
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly to Roberts Field, Drive to Sisters
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Sisters
— 4 nights
Drive to Roberts Field, Fly to San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly to Orlando International Airport, Drive to Auburndale
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Auburndale
— 1 day
Drive
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Jupiter
— 4 nights
Fly to Atlantic City, Bus to Cape May
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Cape May
— 5 nights
Drive
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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 11 nights
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Moab — 8 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Monument Basin and Tom Till Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Arches National Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park) and Mesa Park Vineyards (in Palisade). Make the 25th (Wed) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Deep Desert Expeditions, explore the striking landscape at Corona Arch, look and learn at RedRock Astronomy, and take in the exciting artwork at Bret Edge Photography Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Moab itinerary planner.

Provo to Moab is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Provo in May, expect nights in Moab to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Bryce.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see a world frozen in time at Widtsoe Ghost Town, then have fun at Ruby's Horseback Adventures, and then get a dose of the wild on Red Canyon Trail Rides.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Bryce takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moab in June: highs in Bryce hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 5°C. You will leave for Springdale on the 4th (Sat).
Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Side Trip
Highlights from your trip

Springdale

Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 4th (Sat), take an exotic tour of Zion Jeep Tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Springdale driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce to Springdale takes 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce in June: high temperatures in Springdale hover around 40°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains Visitor Center. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Veteran's Memorial Park in Boulder City--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and stroll through Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Springdale to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Springdale to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Springdale in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sisters.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
Side Trips

Sisters — 4 nights

Sisters is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery and Dee Wright Observatory. Get outdoors at Sahalie and Koosah Falls and Peterson Ridge Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Wizard Falls Fish Hatchery in Camp Sherman (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop, trek along Tam McArthur Rim Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Proxy Falls, and take a stroll through City of Sisters.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sisters trip itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Sisters with the Route module. In June, Sisters is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 30°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Side Trips

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and San Gregorio State Beach. Visit Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore and take pictures at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco vacation planning app.

Explore your travel options from Sisters to San Francisco with the Route module. While traveling from Sisters, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to fly to New Orleans.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Side Trips

New Orleans — 4 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Garden District and Jackson Square. Get some cultural insight at St. Louis Cathedral and French Quarter. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get some jogging in at Woldenberg Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans travel planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in New Orleans hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Auburndale.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Auburndale — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of L. B. Brown house and then trek along General James A. Van Fleet State Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Auburndale trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from New Orleans to Auburndale. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Auburndale, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jupiter.
Museums · Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips
Highlights from your trip

Jupiter — 4 nights

Jupiter is the northernmost town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. Get in touch with nature at Florida Shark Diving and Bathtub Reef Beach. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Shark Addicts, visit a coastal fixture at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Juno Beach Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Jupiter trip planner.

Drive from Auburndale to Jupiter in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cape May.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
Side Trips

Cape May — 5 nights

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Cape May City Beaches and South Cape May Meadows. Relax by the water at Sunset Beach and Wildwood Beach. Explore Cape May's surroundings by going to Ocean City Boardwalk (in Ocean City) and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville). There's lots more to do: stroll through Garrett Family Preserve, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, take an in-depth tour of Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, and deepen your understanding at The Wetlands Institute.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cape May trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Jupiter to Cape May in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jupiter in June, expect Cape May to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chincoteague Island.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trips

Chincoteague Island — 1 night

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
On the 1st (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chincoteague and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chincoteague Island trip planner.

Getting from Cape May to Chincoteague Island by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.
Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Washington DC — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the flight to New York City.
Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trip

New York City — 11 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get outdoors at Ocean Grove Beach and Sands Point Preserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Kismet Beach (in Kismet), Lido Beach (in Lido Beach) and Cupsogue Beach County Park (in Westhampton Beach). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, wander the streets of Times Square, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New York City planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

New Jersey travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.