56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  31 h
1
Rapid City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Bismarck
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Fargo
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Dallas
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
5
Houston
— 5 nights
Bus:  3 h
6
San Antonio
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Austin
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
8
Oklahoma City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Tulsa
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Wichita
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Topeka
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Overland Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  28 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rapid City: Sylvan Lake (in Custer), Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse) and Keystone (Breezy Point Picnic Area & Mount Rushmore National Memorial). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Loop Road, stroll around Founders Park, identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, and explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City trip planning tool.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Rapid City is an approximately 28- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. You'll gain 12.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May; daily highs in Rapid City reach 21°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Keystone, Sylvan Lake, Crazy Horse Memorial, Insideout
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

4
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Bismarck: Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Complex (in Coleharbor), Lake Sakakawea State Park (in Mercer) and Lake Hoskins (in Ashley). There's lots more to do: enjoy some diversion at Universal Playground/ Eagles Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Laughing Sun Brewing Co., appreciate the history behind Buffalo Statue, and see the interesting displays at North Dakota State Railroad Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bismarck trip website.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Bismarck takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Bismarck due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Bismarck can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mandan, Prairie Bells Grotto, Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Lake Sakakawea State Park, Lake Hoskins
Highlights from your plan
Universal Playground/ Eagles Park ©
Universal Playground/ Eagles Park
Laughing Sun Brewing Co. ©
Laughing Sun Brewing Co.
Lake Sakakawea State Park ©
Lake Sakakawea State Park

2
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. On the 10th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Red River Zoo, then gain insight at North Dakota State University, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Drekker Brewing Company.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fargo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Fargo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. May in Fargo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site ©
Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site
Drekker Brewing Company ©
Drekker Brewing Company
Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church ©
Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church

5
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Waco (Magnolia Market Silos & Waco Suspension Bridge) and Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Dallas World Aquarium, walk around Klyde Warren Park, and get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dallas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Fargo to Dallas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fargo in May: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 33°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Waco, Cistercian Abbey, The Escape Game Dallas, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

5
nights
Houston

Houston ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah) and Galveston (The Strand, 1892 Bishop's Palace, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lakewood Church, get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo, and stroll around Smither Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Houston trip itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to take a bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Galveston, Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada, and get in on the family fun at SeaWorld.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Houston to San Antonio by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

6
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, stroll around Zilker Metropolitan Park, and take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library.

To plan Austin vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Austin sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

5
nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Explore Oklahoma City's surroundings by going to Oklahoma State University (in Stillwater), Stafford Air & Space Museum (in Weatherford) and McJerry 66 Gallerie (in Chandler). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, engage your brain at Science Museum Oklahoma, get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and visit Bricktown.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Austin to Oklahoma City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Austin in June, expect little chillier with lows of 23°C in Oklahoma City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tulsa.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Oklahoma State University, Stafford Air & Space Museum, Unpluggits Playstudio, McJerry 66 Gallerie, Express Clydesdales
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Stafford Air & Space Museum ©
Stafford Air & Space Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology

5
nights
Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Get out of town with these interesting Tulsa side-trips: Bartlesville (Bartlesville Union Depot & Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve), Caney (Safari Zoological Park & Gary's Garage Museum) and Robbers Cave State Park (in Wilburton). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Philbrook Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Woody Guthrie Center, visit BOK Center, and meet the residents at Oklahoma Aquarium.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tulsa route planning website.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Tulsa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Wichita.

Things to do in Tulsa

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bartlesville, Caney, Ray Harrell Nature Park, Robbers Cave State Park, Oklahoma Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve ©
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve

5
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Explore Wichita's surroundings by going to Ellinwood Underground Tunnels (in Ellinwood), Hillboro Museums (in Hillsboro) and Heartland Farm (in Great Bend).

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Wichita trip maker tool.

You can drive from Tulsa to Wichita in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Topeka.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hutchinson, Ellinwood Underground Tunnels, St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, NDGA National Glass Museum, Hillboro Museums
Highlights from your plan
Strataca ©
Strataca
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains

4
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Lawrence (Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, Booth Family Hall of Athletics, &more) and Abilene (Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum & Seelye Mansion). There's lots more to do: get your game on at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence, see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, and contemplate the long history of Cedar Crest.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Topeka trip planner.

Getting from Wichita to Topeka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Overland Park.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lawrence, Abilene
Highlights from your plan
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Seelye Mansion ©
Seelye Mansion

3
nights
Overland Park

Overland Park ©
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, then get to know the resident critters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, and finally have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at 1950s All-Electric House, then stroll around Indian Creek Greenway, and then have some family-friendly fun at Bury the Hatchet.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Overland Park online route maker.

Getting from Topeka to Overland Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Overland Park

Fun & Games Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

1950s All-Electric House, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Highlights from your plan
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Bury the Hatchet ©
Bury the Hatchet

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