55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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55 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Hagerstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Annapolis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Richmond
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
5
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Alamo
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Pensacola
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Orlando
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Clearwater
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
14
Miami
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
15
Savannah
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Cleveland

2
nights
Hagerstown

Hagerstown ©
Hagerstown is a city in Washington County, Maryland, United States. On the 8th (Sat), examine the collection at Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, then have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, and finally explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hagerstown tour itinerary maker tool .

Cleveland to Hagerstown is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. December in Hagerstown sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Annapolis.

Things to do in Hagerstown

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Rocking S Ranch, Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience ©
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

3
nights
Annapolis

Annapolis ©
Capital of the United States for one year from 1783 to 1784, Annapolis has played a vital role in U.S.
Change things up with these side-trips from Annapolis: National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle), Adkins Arboretum (in Ridgely) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Hammond-Harwood House, stroll through Millard Tydings Memorial Park, get a sense of history and politics at Maryland State House, and immerse yourself in nature at Susquehanna State Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Annapolis trip maker .

Traveling by car from Hagerstown to Annapolis takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Annapolis are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Annapolis

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Havre de Grace, Kinder Farm Park, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Adkins Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Adkins Arboretum ©
Adkins Arboretum
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, don't miss a visit to Maymont, then explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Fan District.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond road trip planner .

You can drive from Annapolis to Richmond in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Annapolis in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Richmond, with highs around 54°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart ©
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Maymont ©
Maymont

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kids will enjoy Carousel of Happiness and Denver Zoo. Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Ridge Indoor Pools (in Littleton), Boulder (Flatirons & Pearl Street Mall) and iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver (in Lone Tree). There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens and sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

Make your Denver itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Richmond to Denver takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Richmond to Denver due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Richmond in December: high temperatures in Denver hover around 43°F and lows are around 19°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Boulder, Ridge Indoor Pools, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver, Carousel of Happiness
Highlights from your plan
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver ©
iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness

2
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park route maker website .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Denver to Glacier National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, train, and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in December: highs in Glacier National Park hover around 29°F, while lows dip to 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

4
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Attractions like Pike Place Market and Seattle Aquarium make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle vacation maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in December, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (47°F), and nights are much warmer (37°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at New York New York Casino, push the limits with an extreme tour, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planning app .

You can fly from Seattle to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in December: highs in Las Vegas hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Alamo.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan

1
day
Alamo

Alamo ©
Alamo, located in the Rio Grande Valley in what is nicknamed the "Land of Two Summers," is a town known as "The Refuge to the Valley" in the irrigated area of southern Hidalgo County, Texas. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of State Farm Arena and then identify plant and animal life at Valley Nature Center.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Alamo trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Alamo with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Alamo is 2 hours. In December, Alamo is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Alamo

Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Valley Nature Center, State Farm Arena
Highlights from your plan
Valley Nature Center ©
Valley Nature Center
State Farm Arena ©
State Farm Arena

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Attractions like Texas State Capitol and SeaWorld San Antonio make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: San Antonio (The San Antonio River Walk, The Alamo, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, and take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Austin driving holiday planner.

Getting from Alamo to Austin by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Alamo in December, with highs in Austin at 64°F and lows at 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

San Antonio
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

5
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.
Attractions like Jackson Square and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Austin to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pensacola.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©

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nights
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Family-friendly places like Navarre Beach and Crystal Sands Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Pensacola: Destin (Destin Dog Park & Escape Zone 60, Destin). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Islands National Seashore, examine the collection at National Naval Aviation Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Blue Wahoos Ballpark.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pensacola road trip website .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Pensacola takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from New Orleans in January, expect little chillier with lows of 43°F in Pensacola. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Pensacola

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Destin, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Navarre Beach
Highlights from your plan
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum

6
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 13th (Sun) at Magic Kingdom Park. Have a day of magic on the 18th (Fri) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make a splash at Discovery Cove, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and stop by World of Chocolate Museum and Cafe.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner.

Getting from Pensacola to Orlando by combination of car, flight, taxi, and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pensacola to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pensacola in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 71°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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nights
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Bring the kids along to Busch Gardens and Siesta Beach. Explore Clearwater's surroundings by going to eBoats Tampa (in Tampa), Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium (in Sarasota) and Saint Pete Beach (in St. Pete Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Clearwater Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Scientology Information Center, and test your team's savvy at Escape Room Clearwater Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Clearwater tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Orlando to Clearwater in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In January in Clearwater, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tampa, Saint Pete Beach, Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, Siesta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Shark Valley and South Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Everglades National Park (Pineland Trail & Anhinga Trail), Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Wakodahatchee Wetlands (in Delray Beach). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

Start your trip to Miami by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and tram from Clearwater to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Clearwater in January; daily highs in Miami reach 77°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Family-friendly places like Coligny Beach and Tybee Island Beach will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, make a trip to River Street Savannah, get engrossed in the history at Pin Point Heritage Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Savannah tour planner .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to Savannah in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Miami, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Savannah, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 41°F. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Coligny Beach, Tybee Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District

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