57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
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Princeton
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Topeka
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San Diego
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San Antonio
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Boston

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Otis House and Pickering Wharf. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Fine Arts and Peabody Essex Museum. Step out of Boston with an excursion to Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House in Concord--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: get curious at Museum of Science, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston visit planning tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Boston is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Boston. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in March, with highs in Boston at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in March: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Princeton

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Duke Farms, then learn about all things military at Old Barracks Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princeton University Chapel.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Princeton road trip website.

Getting from New York City to Princeton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Princeton can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Princeton

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery of Art and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Washington DC to go to Triangle and see National Museum of the Marine Corps, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, explore the world behind art at Corcoran Gallery of Art, and stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Princeton to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Princeton in March; daily highs in Washington DC reach 15°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Cincinnati

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and then get engrossed in the history at Cincinnati Museum Center. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Cincinnati Nature Center and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Washington DC to Cincinnati in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in March, expect little chillier with lows of 0°C in Cincinnati. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Art Institute of Chicago and Fourth Presbyterian Church. There's still lots to do: get curious at Field Museum, examine the collection at Oriental Institute Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and take in the exciting artwork at Chicago Cultural Center.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Chicago vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Cincinnati to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cincinnati to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cincinnati in March, expect nights in Chicago to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are little chillier, around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Topeka

Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History, and then examine the collection at Evel Knievel Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Topeka trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Topeka in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in March, expect nights in Topeka to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Topeka

Museums

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Denver

Mile-High City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Littleton Museum, and then sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Denver day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Topeka to Denver takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and Legion of Honor. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Oakland to see Oakland California Temple about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco vacation builder website.

Getting from Denver to San Francisco by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in March, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some cultural insight at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation and The Getty Center. Museum-lovers will appreciate Norton Simon Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Annenberg Community Beach House, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, engage your brain at California Science Center, and stroll through Greystone Mansion and Park.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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San Diego

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.
USS Midway Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Maritime Museum of San Diego and San Diego Air & Space Museum capture your imagination. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Laguna Mountain Recreation Area (in Mount Laguna). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in San Diego are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Alamo and Mission Espada. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bullock Texas State History Museum and McNay Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: Austin (The Driskill & LBJ Presidential Library). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, take an in-depth tour of Institute of Texan Cultures, visit La Villita Historic Arts Village, and admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip maker.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Antonio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Diego to San Antonio, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Diego in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Antonio, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Key West.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Truman Little White House and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Get out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key), Marathon (The Turtle Hospital & San Pablo Catholic Church) and Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Key West online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Key West takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stetson Mansion and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery. Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Harry and Hariette Moore Memorial Park will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Crystal River), Hidden Waters Preserve (in Eustis) and Lakeland (Lake Mirror Historic Tour & Circle B Bar Reserve). Have a day of magic on the 25th (Sun) at Magic Kingdom Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, stroll through Crooked River Preserve, and walk around Canaveral National Seashore.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando journey planner.

Getting from Key West to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in April, Orlando is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Wildlife · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

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.

New York State travel guide

4.5
Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Monuments
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

Ohio travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Casinos · Water Parks
The Buckeye State
Nicknamed the "Heart of It All" because of its heart-like shape, Ohio is perhaps best described as a mosaic of big cities and small towns, with vast tracts of farmland in between. Always a major industrial and political player in the country, the state was the home to eight American presidents and the Wright brothers, inventors of the airplane. The first man to walk on the Moon came from Ohio, as did 23 other astronauts. More than just an overachiever in science, industry, and politics, the state is also a serious holiday destination, featuring both traditional Amish farms and bustling cities with a great selection of things to do.

Illinois travel guide

4.4
Observation Decks · Parks · Art Museums
The Prairie State
The most populous state in the country's Midwest region, Illinois features a diverse landscape that includes both the enormous urban sprawl of Chicago and flat central plains, devoted almost entirely to farmland. With a great selection of things to do, Chicago is the state's centerpiece, featuring world-famous architecture and renowned museums. Farther away from this giant urban center, you can explore historical landmarks dedicated to local heroes Abraham Lincoln and Ernest Hemingway. The state also includes a prehistoric Native American site, one of only 20 World Heritage Sites in the United States, a unique feature well-worth adding to your itinerary.

Kansas travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Zoos · Entertainment Centers
The Sunflower State
Generally considered the geographical center of the country, Kansas is a state rich in history, having served as home to diverse Native American tribes for thousands of years before European settlement. Once called "Bleeding Kansas" because of violent clashes between abolitionists and pro-slavery settlers, Kansas now carries the nickname the "Sunflower State," earned because of its massive production of sunflowers, corn, wheat, and sorghum. In addition to agriculture, the state is also known as an aviation hub. Sightseeing is easy, as wide-open spaces dominate the landscape of the western two-thirds of the state, which includes some of the only remaining native tallgrass prairie in the nation. Eastern Kansas contains rolling hills and most of the major cities, which draw tourism with their lively art, nightlife, and music scenes.

Colorado travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Texas travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

Florida travel guide

4.3
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.