52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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52 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Exeter
train + Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Cincinnati
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Saint Louis
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Branson
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 45​min
5
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Austin
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
8
Cheyenne
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
9
Ketchikan
— 5 nights
ferry + Fly:  3​h
10
Juneau
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Anchorage
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + train:  19​h 30​min
End: Exeter

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and Venice Canals Walkway. Discover out-of-the-way places like Big Bear Lake and El Matador State Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew Church, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker website .

Exeter, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to Los Angeles is minus 8 hours. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Andrew Church, El Matador State Beach, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Big Bear Lake
Highlights from your plan
Big Bear Lake ©
Big Bear Lake
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach

4
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and Kings Island. Take a break from the city and head to Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge and Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cincinnati: Battelle Darby Creek (in Galloway) and Clifty Falls State Park (in Madison).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cincinnati trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Los Angeles to Cincinnati by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kings Island, Battelle Darby Creek, Clifty Falls State Park, Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Clifty Falls State Park ©
Clifty Falls State Park
Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge ©
Battelle Darby Creek ©
Battelle Darby Creek

4
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Explore hidden gems such as Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Forest Park. Step out of the city life by going to Grant's Farm and Elephant Rocks State Park. Step out of Saint Louis to go to Eureka and see Six Flags St Louis, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of St. Charles Historic District, get curious at Saint Louis Science Center, and contemplate the long history of Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saint Louis travel website .

You can fly from Cincinnati to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. In July in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, St. Charles Historic District, Elephant Rocks State Park, Six Flags St Louis
Highlights from your plan
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park
Saint Louis Science Center ©
Saint Louis Science Center

6
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Table Rock Lake. Step out of the city life by going to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and Talking Rocks Cavern. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Branson: Springfield (Fantastic Caverns & Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, Head underground at Marvel Cave, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Branson's Promised Land Zoo, and admire all the interesting features of The Track Family Fun Parks.

You can plan Branson trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Saint Louis to Branson in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Branson are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Springfield, Table Rock Lake, National Tiger Sanctuary, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Talking Rocks Cavern ©
Talking Rocks Cavern
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park

4
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Stewart Beach. Get some historical perspective at The Seawall and The Strand. When in Galveston, make a side trip to see Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace, kick back and relax at El Jardin Del Mar, cool off at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, and take an in-depth tour of Moody Mansion.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Galveston trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Branson to Galveston takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Branson in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Galveston, with lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace

4
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Mission San Jose and Mission Concepcion will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Enchanted Rock State Natural Area and Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Antonio: Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels (in New Braunfels) and Fredericksburg (National Museum of the Pacific War & Wildseed Farms). There's more to do: trek along San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Galveston to San Antonio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Galveston in July, expect nights in San Antonio to be slightly colder, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels
Highlights from your plan
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Mission Concepcion ©
Mission Concepcion
Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels ©

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Take a break from the city and head to Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Barton Springs Pool. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Splashway Waterpark and Longhorn Cavern State Park. When in Austin, make a side trip to see Hamilton Pool Preserve in Dripping Springs, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, tour the water at your own pace with Lake Travis Yacht Rentals, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Austin road trip planning app .

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Splashway Waterpark, Longhorn Cavern State Park, Hamilton Pool Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Splashway Waterpark ©
Splashway Waterpark
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve
Longhorn Cavern State Park ©
Longhorn Cavern State Park

1
day
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is a town in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Washita Battlefield Visitor Center.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cheyenne online driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Austin to Cheyenne. In August, Cheyenne is slightly colder than Austin - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Washita Battlefield Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Washita Battlefield Visitor Center ©

5
nights
Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Fishing Charters & Tours. Popular historic sites such as Totem Bight State Historical Park and Totem Heritage Center are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Misty Fjords National Monument, hike along Deer Mountain Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Creek Street, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tongass National Forest.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ketchikan trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheyenne to Ketchikan. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Cheyenne in August, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Ketchikan: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park
Zipline
Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary ©
Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

6
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Get outdoors at Zipline and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nugget Falls and Tracy Arm Fjord. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Pack Creek. There's still lots to do: trek along Mount Roberts Trail, stroll through Gold Creek Flume Trail, explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and take a peaceful walk through Treadwell Historic Mine Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Juneau trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Juneau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Juneau sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pack Creek ©
Pack Creek

5
nights
Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Step out of the city life by going to Eagle and Symphony Lakes and Seward Hwy. Eklutna Village Historic Park and Point Woronzof will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Anchorage with an excursion to Pioneer Falls in Palmer--about 54 minutes away. Make the 19th (Mon) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Turnagain Arm, see the interesting displays at Alaska Jewish Museum, don't miss a visit to Winner Creek Trail Hand Tram, and take some stellar pictures from Beluga Point.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Anchorage sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In August in Anchorage, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pioneer Falls, Seward Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Botanical Garden ©
Alaska Botanical Garden
Chugach State Park ©
Chugach State Park
Turnagain Arm ©
Turnagain Arm

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