56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly to Phoenix, Bus to Sedona
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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 3 nights
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Lafayette
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
Ferry to Marco Island, FL, Taxi to Naples
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Naples
— 3 nights
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Tampa
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Savannah
— 3 nights
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Atlanta
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Hot Springs
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Escape the urban bustle at Swim with Dolphins and Shark Diving. Step off the beaten path and head to USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Byodo-In Temple. When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, approximately Laie away. There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, and step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu online vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. March in Honolulu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lahaina, Maui

Crown Jewel of Maui

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Napili Beach. Visiting Zipline and Makena Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, and take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mauna Kea and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Punalu‘U Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (in Papaikou), Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Hilo (Rainbow Falls, Akaka Falls State Park, &more). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Bell Rock and Painted Desert. Step off the beaten path and head to Devil's Bridge Trail and Spas. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, and get a taste of local nightlife at Sedona Stargazing.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Sedona takes 12 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Sedona. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in April, plan for little chillier days in Sedona, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at LBJ Presidential Library and Bullock Texas State History Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Enchanted Rock State Natural Area and The Escape Game Austin. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Austin travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sedona to Austin by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sedona to Austin, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, Austin is a bit warmer than Sedona - with highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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San Antonio

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.
On the 16th (Thu), Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Gardens, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Houston

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Seawall and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Let the collections at 1892 Bishop's Palace and The Houston Museum of Natural Science capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Arthur Storey Park, and see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Houston road trip planning website.

You can drive from San Antonio to Houston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Houston are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Lafayette

Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): appreciate the history behind Urns of Justice, get engrossed in the history at Acadian Cultural Center, then steep yourself in history at Alexandre Mouton House, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lafayette day trip website.

Drive from Houston to Lafayette in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Lafayette can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Museums

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National WWII Museum and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Your inner history buff will appreciate Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery No.1. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, take a stroll through Royal Street, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape My Room New Orleans.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Orleans travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Lafayette to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lafayette in April, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (25°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

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Panama City Beach

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
You'll get in some beach time at St. Andrews State Park and Panama City Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Henderson Beach State Park and Swim with Dolphins. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, browse the different shops at Pier Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Panama City Beach trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from New Orleans to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Panama City Beach is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in Panama City Beach to be a bit cooler, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Key West

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Visit Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Turtle Hospital and Dolphin Research Center. Take a break from Key West with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Marathon, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

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

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Panama City Beach in April since evenings lows in Key West dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Naples

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Speed Boats Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get outdoors at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Sanibel Island (Bowman's Beach & Sanibel Causeway).

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Naples journey maker app.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Key West to Naples in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Naples. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Tampa

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saint Pete Beach and Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Let the collections at The Ringling and The Dali Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key) and Treasure Island Beach (in Treasure Island). Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and look for all kinds of wild species at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tampa travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Tampa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Tampa sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Visiting Beach at Daytona Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Port Canaveral). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando and try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

Plan a Orlando trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Tampa to Orlando in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Step out of the city life by going to Coligny Beach and Wormsloe Historic Site. Get some historical perspective at Fort Pulaski National Monument and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. When in Savannah, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Hilton Head, approximately Hilton Head away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, and stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip builder app.

You can drive from Orlando to Savannah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in May: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 33°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Popular historic sites such as Atlanta History Center and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Center for Civil and Human Rights and Jimmy Carter Library & Museum. There's much more to do: stroll around Centennial Olympic Park, see the interesting displays at College Football Hall of Fame, explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakland Cemetery, and admire the striking features of Fox Theatre.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta trip builder website.

You can fly from Savannah to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife

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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.
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Lotz House Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Cheekwood and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. And it doesn't end there: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, and sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nashville road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville. In May, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then see the interesting displays at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis holiday planner.

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May in Memphis, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games

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Hot Springs

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, then steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): do a tasting at The Winery of Hot Springs, admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hot Springs online trip builder.

Drive from Memphis to Hot Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Hot Springs sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Fun & Games

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Dallas

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dallas tour app.

Traveling by flight from Hot Springs to Dallas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums

United States travel guide

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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.