59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Dallas
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 3 nights
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Tuscaloosa
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 6 nights
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Columbus
— 4 nights
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Morgantown
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Springfield
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, walk around Millennium Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and learn more about the world around you at Field Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Chicago tour builder tool.

Oslo, Norway to Chicago is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Oslo to Chicago, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in April, expect Chicago to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Las Vegas

— 5 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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, Hoover Dam, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip site.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Chicago in April, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (31°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Tours · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 day
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Grand Canyon National Park trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Dallas

— 2 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Wat Buddharatnaram). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip maker tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in Dallas are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are warmer (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Houston

— 3 nights

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.
When in Houston, make a side trip to see The Seawall in Galveston, approximately Galveston away. There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt, get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Houston tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Houston are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tuscaloosa

— 1 night
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mercedes-Benz US International Visitor Center/Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, and then walk around Moundville Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): have fun and explore at Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, then see the interesting displays at The Old Tavern Museum, then examine the collection at Paul W. Bryant Museum, and finally stroll around Capitol park.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tuscaloosa online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Houston to Tuscaloosa in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tuscaloosa when traveling from Houston in April, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Nashville

— 6 nights

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.
When in Nashville, make a side trip to see Mammoth Cave in Mammoth Cave National Park, approximately Mammoth Cave National Park away. The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Tuscaloosa to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. April in Nashville sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Louisville is known for nature, museums, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Louisville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Nashville to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Louisville, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums · Parks

Columbus

— 4 nights

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Dayton (Esther Price Fine Chocolates, National Museum of the US Air Force, &more) and Zipline (in Rockbridge). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, admire the natural beauty at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, get curious at Center of Science and Industry (COSI), and take a stroll through Easton Town Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip builder app.

You can drive from Louisville to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or fly. May in Columbus sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Morgantown.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Morgantown

— 1 night
On the 6th (Wed), stroll through Cheat Lake Trail, stop by Old Stone House Gift Shop, then pause for some photo ops at Don Knotts Statue, then gain insight at West Virginia University, and finally admire the masterpieces at Art Museum Of WVU. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Kentuck Knob, steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, and then admire the sheer force of Cucumber Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Morgantown trip app.

Traveling by car from Columbus to Morgantown takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Morgantown

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 4 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Morgantown to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Philadelphia

— 4 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia road trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

New York City

— 6 nights

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

Discover how to plan a New York City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Springfield

— 3 nights
Springfield is a city in western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Springfield: The Mark Twain House & Museum (in Hartford) and Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial (in Windsor Locks). There's still lots to do: stroll around Stanley park, appreciate the history behind Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, try your luck at MGM Springfield, and have fun and explore at The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Springfield trip planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Springfield takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in May, Springfield is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boston

— 4 nights

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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get curious at Museum of Science, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and get lost in a book at Boston Public Library.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Boston day trip planning site.

Getting from Springfield to Boston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Boston are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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.