54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Lumpkin
— 6 nights
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Huntsville
— 6 nights
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Mandeville
— 1 night
Drive to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Fly to Houston
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Houston
— 2 nights
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Magnolia
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Waco
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 3 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 3 nights
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Amarillo
— 2 nights
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Roswell
— 3 nights
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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Boulder City
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Olympic Valley
— 3 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights

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Lumpkin

— 6 nights
The city of Lumpkin is the county seat of Stewart County, Georgia, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Florence Marina State Park in Omaha (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Omaha Brewing Company, take in breathtaking views at Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area, and take an in-depth tour of Historic Westville.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lumpkin journey planning site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lumpkin. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in February, and nighttime lows around 42°F. You'll set off for Huntsville on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Lumpkin

Parks · Museums · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Huntsville

— 6 nights

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Change things up with these side-trips from Huntsville: Tennessee Aquarium (in Chattanooga), Decatur (Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge & Old Decatur Historic District) and Rock City (in Lookout Mountain). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, stroll around Dog Spot dog park, admire the majestic nature at Monte Sano State Park, and get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Huntsville route planner.

Traveling by car from Lumpkin to Huntsville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lumpkin in February; daily highs in Huntsville reach 55°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Mandeville.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Mandeville

— 1 night
Mandeville is a small city in St. On the 27th (Sat), hike along Mandeville Trailhead Cultural Interpretive Center, immerse yourself in nature at Fontainebleau State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Northlake Nature Center. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours, then examine the collection at Abita Mystery House, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Abita Brewing Company.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mandeville planning app.

Drive from Huntsville to Mandeville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Huntsville in February, things will get a bit warmer in Mandeville: highs are around 68°F and lows about 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Mandeville

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of The Strand and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mandeville to Houston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Houston when traveling from Mandeville in February, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Magnolia.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Magnolia

— 2 nights
Magnolia is a city in southwestern Montgomery County, Texas, United States within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. On the 3rd (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Star of the Republic Museum, do a tasting at Bernhardt Winery, and then grab your bike and head to Unity Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Magnolia trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Houston to Magnolia in an hour. In March in Magnolia, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Magnolia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 2 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and then go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, then get into the urban bustle at Tower of the Americas, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Alamo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio travel route planning app.

Getting from Magnolia to San Antonio by car takes about 3.5 hours. March in San Antonio sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Waco.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Waco

— 2 nights
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge, then get to know the resident critters at Cameron Park Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally examine the collection at Dr Pepper Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Magnolia Market Silos, make a trip to Branding the Brazos Sculpture, then see the interesting displays at Waco Mammoth National Monument, and finally stroll around Cameron Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Waco sightseeing site.

Drive from San Antonio to Waco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Antonio in March, with highs in Waco at 71°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Waco

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Dallas

— 3 nights

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.
Take a break from Dallas with a short trip to Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District in Fort Worth, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and browse the exhibits of Museum of Memories.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dallas trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Waco to Dallas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in March, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Oklahoma City

— 3 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, take a stroll through Bricktown, learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and sample the tasty concoctions at Roughtail Brewing Company.

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You can drive from Dallas to Oklahoma City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in March, things will get little chillier in Oklahoma City: highs are around 65°F and lows about 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Amarillo

— 2 nights

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): make a trip to Route 66, then wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, and then make a trip to Combine City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and then see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amarillo online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Amarillo, with lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Roswell

— 3 nights
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Take a break from Roswell with a short trip to Lincoln State Monument in Lincoln, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Pecos Flavors Winery, immerse yourself in nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park, identify plant and animal life at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, and admire the masterpieces at Roswell Museum & Art Center.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Roswell trip tool.

Getting from Amarillo to Roswell by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Roswell. Traveling from Amarillo in March, expect nights in Roswell to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Roswell

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Albuquerque

— 2 nights

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 20th (Sat), learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at ABQ BioPark Zoo and then have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip app.

Drive from Roswell to Albuquerque in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Roswell in March, plan for slightly colder days in Albuquerque, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 22nd (Mon), stroll through Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then get great views at Mather Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in March; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 57°F and lows reach 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Boulder City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Boulder City

— 2 nights

Home of Hoover Dam

A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boulder City: Overton (Mouse's Tank, Valley of Fire State Park, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, contemplate the waterfront views at Colorado River, appreciate the history behind Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, and explore the world behind art at Tom Devlin's Monster Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boulder City online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Boulder City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Boulder City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Boulder City, with highs around 74°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

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

Traveling by car from Boulder City to Las Vegas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Joshua Tree National Park

— 2 nights
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 30th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Keys View, admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Barker Dam Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock and then take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and car. March in Joshua Tree National Park sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and hike along Mariposa Grove.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in March, things will get colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 53°F and lows about 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Olympic Valley

— 3 nights
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To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic Valley driving holiday planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Olympic Valley with the Route module. In April, daytime highs in Olympic Valley are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park

— 3 nights
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Take a break from Crater Lake National Park with a short trip to Umpqua National Forest in Umpqua, about 58 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Crater Lake National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Plaikni Falls, identify plant and animal life at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, head off the coast to Wizard Island, and trek along Pinnacles Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park trip site.

You can drive from Olympic Valley to Crater Lake National Park in 6.5 hours. In April, Crater Lake National Park is a bit warmer than Olympic Valley - with highs of 67°F and lows of 42°F.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

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Zipline · Ski Areas · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.