55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Antonio
— 3 nights
2
Austin
— 3 nights
3
Natchez
— 1 night
4
New Orleans
— 11 nights
5
Savannah
— 3 nights
6
Charleston
— 3 nights
7
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
8
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
9
Nashville
— 4 nights
10
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
11
Hilo
— 4 nights
12
Lahaina
— 3 nights
13
Honolulu
— 7 nights

3
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Mission San Jose and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Let the collections at National Museum of the Pacific War and The Guenther House Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: Gruene Historic District (in New Braunfels) and Fredericksburg (Main Street, Wildseed Farms, &more). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Alamo and get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio vacation planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to San Antonio is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Gruene Historic District
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Grape Creek Vineyards ©
Grape Creek Vineyards

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Museum-lovers will appreciate LBJ Presidential Library and Elisabet Ney Museum. Bullock Texas State History Museum and South Congress Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Austin to Fredericksburg to see Enchanted Rock State Natural Area about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, look for gifts at Waterloo Records, look for all kinds of wild species at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and take in the exciting artwork at Harry Ransom Center.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Austin travel route planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, thencontemplate the long history of Longwood, thenget engrossed in the history at Rosalie Mansion, and finally steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Natchez road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Austin to Natchez takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

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nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Popular historic sites such as Garden District and Lake Lawn Metairie are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at The National WWII Museum and Louisiana's Old State Capitol. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie), Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, and view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our New Orleans online road trip planner.

Getting from Natchez to New Orleans by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Natchez in May, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Baton Rouge, St. Joseph Plantation, Fishing Charters & Tours, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Popular historic sites such as Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colonial Park Cemetery and Mickve Israel Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Fort King George State Historic Site (in Darien) and Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation (in Brunswick). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, admire the natural beauty at Andrew Low House, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to Savannah in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Savannah, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Savannah, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Fort King George State Historic Site, Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force ©
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Washington Square, steep yourself in history at Fort Moultrie, thencontemplate the long history of The Charleston Museum, thenexplore the galleries of Heyward-Washington House, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Sullivan's Island Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, contemplate the long history of St. Michael's Church, get engrossed in the history at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, get engrossed in the history at Confederate Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Circular Congregational Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Principle Gallery Charleston.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Charleston day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sullivan's Island
Highlights from your plan
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Head to Broadway at the Beach and MISC - Everything Murrells Inletfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Hopsewee Plantation and Hampton Plantation State Historic Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Myrtle Beach: Litchfield Beach (in Litchfield Beach), Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church (in Georgetown) and Cherry Grove Beach (in North Myrtle Beach). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and learn about all things military at Warbird Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach journey builder app.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Myrtle Beach are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Georgetown, Litchfield Beach, MISC - Everything Murrells Inlet, Cherry Grove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cherry Grove Beach ©
Cherry Grove Beach
Hopsewee Plantation ©
Hopsewee Plantation

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bush's Beans Visitor Center and Old Forge Distillery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Clingmans Dome and Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse. When in Pigeon Forge, make a side trip to see Rockefeller Memorial in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, approximately Great Smoky Mountains National Park away. The adventure continues: trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, look for gifts at Smoky Mountain Cat House, get a taste of the local shopping with Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum, and examine the collection at Hollywood Wax Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Myrtle Beach to Pigeon Forge in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Myrtle Beach in May since evenings lows in Pigeon Forge dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Bush's Beans Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Bush's Beans Visitor Center ©
Bush's Beans Visitor Center
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get some cultural insight at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Lotz House Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lane Motor Museum and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Casey Jones Distillery (in Hopkinsville), Loretta Lynn's Ranch (in Hurricane Mills) and Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Downtown Presbyterian Church, see the interesting displays at The George Jones, and sample the fine beverages at Prichard's Distillery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Nashville vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Nashville are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Casey Jones Distillery, Loretta Lynn's Ranch, Stones River National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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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.
Mission San Juan Capistrano and Venice Canals Walkway are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Petersen Automotive Museum and Griffith Observatory. Change things up with a short trip to Newport Beach in Newport Beach (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: shop like a local with The Grove, stop by Grand Central Market, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles route maker website.

You can fly from Nashville to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nashville in June, with highs in Los Angeles at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Newport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

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Hilo

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Waipio Valley and Liliuokalani Gardens. Relax by the water at Reeds Bay Beach Park and Laupahoehoe Beach Park. Go for a jaunt from Hilo to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to see Kalapana about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Pacific Tsunami Museum, stroll the grounds of Alae Cemetery, get a taste of the local shopping with Banyan Gallery, and admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hilo road trip planning website.

Getting from Los Angeles to Hilo by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Hilo. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Hilo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Waipio Valley, Kalapana
Highlights from your plan
Waipio Valley ©
Waipio Valley
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls
Pacific Tsunami Museum ©
Pacific Tsunami Museum

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Lahaina

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Get outdoors at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Lahaina Harbor. Popular historic sites such as Old Lahaina Courthouse and Maria Lanakila Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Step out of Lahaina to go to Wailea and see Wailea Beach Path, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Baby Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Maui Hands, stop by Grins 2 Go Maui, and get engrossed in the history at Baldwin Home Museum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Wailea Beach Path
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Old Lahaina Courthouse ©
Old Lahaina Courthouse

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Honolulu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Lanikai Beach and Waimanalo Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Haleiwa (Skydiving & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, browse the exhibits of Queen Emma Summer Palace, browse the fresh offerings at Saturday Farmer's Market KCC, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bellows Field Beach Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Honolulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Waimanalo, Haleiwa, Ka'ena Point State Park, Lanikai Beach, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Skydiving
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial