56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

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Portland
— 5 nights
Fly
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Sacramento
— 9 nights
Drive
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Fresno
— 7 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 9 nights
Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Drive to Florence
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Phoenix
— 7 nights
Drive
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Wickenburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 13 nights
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Portland

— 5 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Visit Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site and Benson Bridge for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Willamette Valley and Food Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Willamette Valley Vineyards (in Turner) and The Gordon House (in Silverton). And it doesn't end there: stop by Powell's City of Books, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and admire the majestic nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Portland tour planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Portland. In March, daytime highs in Portland are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Portland

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Sacramento

— 9 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Discover out-of-the-way places like California State Railroad Museum and California State Capitol Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sacramento: Oakville (Silver Oak Cellars & B Cellars Vineyards and Winery), St. Helena (V. Sattui Winery, Trinchero Napa Valley, &more) and Sequoia Grove Winery (in Napa). And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Capitol Park, visit Old Town Auburn, stroll the grounds of Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at California Automobile Museum.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sacramento journey maker site.

Getting from Portland to Sacramento by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in March, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Fresno.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Fresno

— 7 nights
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines. Popular historic sites such as Forestiere Underground Gardens and St George Greek Orthodox Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Fresno side-trips: Scenic Route Highway 49 (in Oakhurst), Quady Winery (in Madera) and Paso Robles (Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Le Cuvier Winery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Old Fresno Water Tower, explore the world behind art at Fresno Art Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shinzen Japanese Garden.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Fresno journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Fresno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Fresno

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

San Diego

— 9 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Jolla Shores Park and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Get some historical perspective at Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mormon Battalion Historic Site, meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at Mission Bay Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego journey website.

Getting from Fresno to San Diego by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Fresno in March, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights
Florence is a town, 61mi southeast of Phoenix, in Pinal County of Arizona, United States. On the 5th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Tom Mix Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of Boyce Thompson Arboretum, and then tee off at Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, then stop by Happy Adobe, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Diego to Florence. Traveling from San Diego to Florence, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Phoenix

— 7 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Visit Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve and St. Mary's Basilica for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Papago Park and Sloan Park. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piestewa Peak, experience rural life at The Farm at South Mountain, identify plant and animal life at Dreamy Draw Recreation Area, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Phoenix attractions planning app.

You can drive from Florence to Phoenix in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Florence in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 62°F in Phoenix. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Wickenburg

— 3 nights
Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Visit Old Congress Pioneer Cemetary and The Jail Tree for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Effus Ranch and Off-Road Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Wickenburg side-trips: Copper Canyon Golf Club (in Buckeye) and Arcosanti (in Mayer). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Desert Caballeros Western Museum, explore by horseback at Arizona Horse Company, and don't miss a visit to Granite 19 Hotshots Memorial.

For maps and other tourist information, read Wickenburg trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Phoenix to Wickenburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in April, plan for little chillier nights in Wickenburg, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 13 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The LINQ Promenade and Food Tours. Popular historic sites such as The Strip and Little Church of the West are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Helicopter Tours (in Henderson) and Laughlin (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, join the crowd at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and don't miss a visit to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour planner.

You can drive from Wickenburg to Las Vegas in 4 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wickenburg to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wickenburg in April, you will find days in Las Vegas are little chillier (80°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Phoenix & Central Arizona travel guide

4.4
Gardens · Specialty Museums · Golf Courses