54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Nashville
— 5 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Big Sur
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Taos
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Valentine
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Gothenburg
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Kearney
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Omaha
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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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), take a stroll through Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Trinity Church, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in May, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your trip

5
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arlington National Cemetery and National Gallery of Art. Let the collections at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Sotterley Historic Plantation (in Hollywood), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Gettysburg National Cemetery, &more) and Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (in Saint Leonard). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, visit a coastal fixture at Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

5
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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.
Downtown Nashville and Belle Meade Plantation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and RCA Studio B. Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Carter House (in Franklin), South Union Shaker Village (in South Union) and National Corvette Museum (in Bowling Green). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, admire the landmark architecture of The Parthenon, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the masterpieces at Amqui Station and Visitors Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Washington DC to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Nashville. In May, daytime highs in Nashville are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Lotz House Museum ©
Must see
Lotz House Museum
4.8
Carter House ©
Must see
Carter House
4.7

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Garden District and Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Do your shopping at Royal Street and Tami Curtis Gallery. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell), Crosby Arboretum (in Picayune) and Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in May, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Angelus Temple, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
The Getty Center ©
Must see
The Getty Center
4.8
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Petersen Automotive Museum
4.6

5
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muir Woods National Monument and Castello di Amorosa. Visit Bodega Dunes and Fort Funston National Park for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Bodega Bay (Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail & Bodega Head). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

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Big Sur

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mission San Antonio de Padua and New Camaldoli Hermitage. Step off the beaten path and head to Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Pfeiffer State Beach. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, trek along Partington Cove, look for all kinds of wild species at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Creek Falls Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Big Sur trip builder tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Big Sur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In May in Big Sur, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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McWay Falls ©
Waterfall
McWay Falls
4.5

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Titanic. You'll explore and learn at The Mob Museum and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Willow Beach in Fort Mohave, approximately Fort Mohave away. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online tour planner.

You can fly from Big Sur to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Big Sur in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 46°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like South Kaibab Trail and Yavapai Point. There's much more to do: get great views at Mather Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Taos.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Rim Trail ©
Must see
Rim Trail
5.0

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Taos

Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bandelier National Monument and Las Comadres. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Union National Monument and Al's Run. Get out of town with these interesting Taos side-trips: Philmont Scout Ranch (in Cimarron), Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center (in Fort Garland) and Middlefork Lake (in Red River). There's much more to do: take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, take in the exciting artwork at Taos Clay Studio, shop like a local with 203 Fine Art, and look for gifts at Enchanted Circle Pottery.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Taos trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Taos in 8.5 hours. June in Taos sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Valentine.

Things to do in Taos

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Philmont Scout Ranch ©
Wildlife Area
Philmont Scout Ranch
4.9

1
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Valentine

Valentine is a city in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Niobrara National Scenic River. On your second day here, explore the landscape on two wheels at Cowboy Trail and then trek along Valentine National Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Valentine tour website.

Traveling by car from Taos to Valentine takes 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Taos in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Valentine. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Valentine

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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1
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Gothenburg

Gothenburg is a city in Dawson County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Gothenburg Historical Museum, explore the galleries of Original Pony Express Station & Museum, then see the interesting displays at Sod House Museum, then see the interesting displays at 100th Meridian Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Robert Henri Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg trip planning website.

You can drive from Valentine to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kearney.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Robert Henri Museum ©
Art Museum
Robert Henri Museum
4.6
100th Meridian Museum ©
Specialty Museum
100th Meridian Museum
4.1
Sod House Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Sod House Museum
4.0

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Kearney

Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, then see the interesting displays at Kearney Area Children's Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Nebraska Prairie Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of Nebraska Art, stop by Stagecoach, take in panoramic vistas at Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, then see the interesting displays at Nebraska Firefighters Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kearney trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Gothenburg to Kearney by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Classic Car Collection ©
Specialty Museum
Classic Car Collection
4.9
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Wildlife Area
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
4.6
Nebraska Prairie Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Nebraska Prairie Museum
4.7

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Omaha

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market, shop like a local with Curbside Clothing, then view the masterpieces at Old Market Artists Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Henry Doorly Zoo.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Omaha trip builder site.

Getting from Kearney to Omaha by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
Old Market ©
Shopping
Old Market
4.4
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Aquarium
Henry Doorly Zoo
4.7
Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery ©
Natural History Museum
Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery
4.8

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