52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
2
Cincinnati
— 4 nights
3
Saint Louis
— 4 nights
4
Branson
— 6 nights
5
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 4 nights
6
San Antonio
— 4 nights
7
Austin
— 5 nights
8
Cheyenne
— 1 day
9
Ketchikan
— 5 nights
10
Juneau
— 6 nights
11
Anchorage
— 5 nights

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.
The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and St. Andrew Church will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Big Bear Lake and The Grove. Change things up with a short trip to El Matador State Beach in Malibu (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Exeter, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to Los Angeles is minus 8 hours. In July in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °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

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Big Bear Lake, St. Andrew Church, El Matador State Beach
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Battelle Darby Creek. Take a break from the city and head to Clifty Falls State Park and Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge. Take a break from Cincinnati with a short trip to Kings Island in Mason, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cincinnati trip app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Cincinnati in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Cincinnati due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Cincinnati are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Clifty Falls State Park, Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Island, Battelle Darby Creek
Highlights from your plan
Clifty Falls State Park ©
Clifty Falls State Park
Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge ©
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.
Visit St. Charles Historic District and Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Elephant Rocks State Park and Saint Louis Science Center. Step out of Saint Louis with an excursion to Six Flags St Louis in Eureka--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Grant’s Farm, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, and walk around Forest Park.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saint Louis vacation planning tool.

You can fly from Cincinnati to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Saint Louis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

St. Charles Historic District, Elephant Rocks State Park, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, 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
St. Charles Historic District ©
St. Charles Historic District

6
nights
Branson

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and National Tiger Sanctuary. Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Table Rock Lake. Explore Branson's surroundings by going to Springfield (Fantastic Caverns & Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Marvel Cave, join the crowd at The Track Family Fun Parks, make a splash at White Water, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Branson's Promised Land Zoo.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Branson tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Saint Louis to Branson in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Springfield, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, National Tiger Sanctuary, Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
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.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and El Jardin Del Mar. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 1892 Bishop's Palace and The Seawall. Go for a jaunt from Galveston to Kemah to see Kemah Boardwalk about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, wander the streets of The Strand, make a splash at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Stewart Beach.

Discover how to plan a Galveston trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Branson to Galveston in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Branson in July since evenings lows in Galveston dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can 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
1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mission Concepcion and Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus. Visit Mission San Jose and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: Fredericksburg (Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more) and Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels (in New Braunfels). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Galveston to San Antonio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Galveston in July: highs in San Antonio hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels
Highlights from your plan
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Mission Concepcion ©
Mission Concepcion
Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hamilton Pool Preserve and Splashway Waterpark. Get in touch with nature at Longhorn Cavern State Park and Barton Springs Pool. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the Austin tour itinerary site.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Austin can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
day
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is a town in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, United States. On the 3rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Washita Battlefield Visitor Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cheyenne trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Austin to Cheyenne. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Austin in August; daily highs in Cheyenne reach °C and lows reach °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 ©
Washita Battlefield Visitor Center

5
nights
Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Totem Bight State Historical Park and Totem Heritage Center will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary. The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, step off the mainland to explore Revillagigedo Island, Orchard Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Deer Mountain Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Misty Fjords National Monument.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Ketchikan online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cheyenne to Ketchikan. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Cheyenne in August, plan for cooler days in Ketchikan, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. 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 Dolphin & Whale Watching and Mount Roberts Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Treadwell Historic Mine Trail. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Pack Creek. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gold Creek Flume Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Juneau travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Ketchikan to Juneau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Juneau are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Mount Roberts Trail ©
Mount Roberts Trail
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Winner Creek Trail Hand Tram and Seward Hwy. Get some historical perspective at Point Woronzof and Eklutna Village Historic Park. When in Anchorage, make a side trip to see Pioneer Falls in Palmer, approximately Palmer away. Make the 19th (Mon) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Hood Harbor, look for gifts at Cabin Fever, look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Botanical Garden, and examine the collection at Alaska Jewish Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Anchorage travel planning website.

Fly from Juneau to Anchorage in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daytime highs in Anchorage are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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