59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

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Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
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San Angelo
— 3 nights
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 4 nights
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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Oklahoma City
— 14 nights
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Santa Fe
— 5 nights
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Monument Valley
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park
— 6 nights
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Flagstaff
— 3 nights
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Albuquerque
— 4 nights
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Clovis
— 3 nights
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Abilene
— 5 nights
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Waco
— 4 nights
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Corpus Christi

— 3 nights

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Selena Museum and Whitecap Beach. Visiting Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site and Texas Sealife Center will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Corpus Christi: Goliad (Presidio La Bahia & Square Gallery). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, shop like a local with The Art Center of Corpus Christi, get engrossed in the history at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, and admire the masterpieces at The Art Museum of South Texas.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi tour builder website.

Mobile to Corpus Christi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mobile in March, expect Corpus Christi to be a bit warmer, temps between 76°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Angelo.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Angelo

— 3 nights
San Angelo is a city in and the county seat of Tom Green County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fort Concho, then steep yourself in history at Goodfellow AFB, and then take in the pleasant sights at Concho River Walk. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Railway and Heritage Museum of San Angelo, then get to know the fascinating history of Historical Murals of San Angelo, then see the interesting displays at Miss Hattie's BORDELLO MUSEUM, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Eden.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Angelo trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Corpus Christi to San Angelo in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Corpus Christi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in San Angelo, with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in San Angelo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

— 4 nights
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Get outdoors at Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour and Slaughter Canyon Cave. Step off the beaten path and head to Big Room and Bottomless Pit. Venture out of the city with trips to Guadalupe Mountains National Park (Frijole Ranch & McKittrick Canyon). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Lion's Tail, cruise along Walnut Canyon Desert Drive, contemplate the waterfront views at Green Lake, and Head underground at Spider Cave.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Angelo to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from San Angelo in March, expect little chillier with lows of 41°F in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Amarillo.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Amarillo

— 1 night

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 12th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Bill's Backyard Classics and then steep yourself in history at Harrington House.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Amarillo vacation planner.

You can drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Amarillo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Amarillo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, Amarillo is slightly colder than Carlsbad Caverns National Park - with highs of 67°F and lows of 35°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Oklahoma City

— 14 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and Science Museum Oklahoma. Visiting Martin Park Nature Center and Lake Hefner Golf Course will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Oklahoma City: Arcadia (Oklahoma County Auto Trim and Mini Museum & OK County 66 - John's Place), Mabee-Gerrer Museum (in Shawnee) and Duncan (Chisholm Trail Heritage Center & Rock Island 905 Railroad Museum). And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Stafford Air & Space Museum, see the interesting displays at Oklahoma Firefighters Museum, admire the masterpieces at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, and get engrossed in the history at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oklahoma City day trip planning website.

You can drive from Amarillo to Oklahoma City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Oklahoma City can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 5 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
San Miguel Chapel and San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Palace of the Governors and El Santuario de Chimayo. Venture out of the city with trips to Los Alamos History Museum (in Los Alamos), Jemez Mountains (in Jemez Springs) and Taos (Millicent Rogers Museum & La Hacienda del los Martinez). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Fe National Cemetery, trek along Canyon Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and brush up on your military savvy at New Mexico National Guard Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip planner.

Getting from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe. Traveling from Oklahoma City in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Santa Fe, with lows of 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley

— 3 nights
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Popular historic sites such as Navajo National Monument and Pioneer Cemetery are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moki Dugway and Comb Ridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Monument Valley: Cow Canyon Trading Post (in Bluff) and Blanding (Butler Wash Archeological Ruin & Mule Canyon Ruins). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, examine the collection at Navajo Cultural Center, and see Off-Road Tours.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Monument Valley in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 6 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Watchman Trail and Temple of Sinawava Trail. Get some cultural insight at Maynard Dixon Living History Museum and Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town). Explore Zion National Park's surroundings by going to Kanarra Creek (in Kanarraville) and Cannonville (Willis Creek & Kodachrome Basin State Park). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Hidden Canyon, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, explore the activities along Taylor Creek, and trek along Riverside Walk.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Zion National Park takes 5.5 hours. In April in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Flagstaff

— 3 nights

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Northern Arizona University and Fort Tuthill Military Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Sandys Canyon Trail #137. There's much more to do: get impressive views of San Francisco Peaks, fly down the slopes at Flagstaff Snow Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy dove, and stroll around Thorpe Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff travel planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Flagstaff takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in April: high temperatures in Flagstaff hover around 61°F and lows are around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Albuquerque

— 4 nights

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Unser Racing Museum and National Radio Astronomy Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society and New Mexico Veterans' Memorial, Albuquerque capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Socorro (Vertu Fine Art Gallery & Mineralogical Museum). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cibola National Forest, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, explore by horseback at The Stables at Tamaya, and examine the collection at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Flagstaff to Albuquerque takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Albuquerque is somewhat warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of 71°F and lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Clovis.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Clovis

— 3 nights
Clovis is the county seat of Curry County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 37,775 as of the 2010 census, and a 2014 estimated population of 39,860. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Ranching Heritage Center and Blackwater Draw Museum. International UFO Museum and Research Center and Blackwater Draw National Historic Site will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Clovis: Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge (in Muleshoe), Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico (in Roswell) and Lubbock (Lubbock Veterans Memorial & Lubbock Lake Landmark). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Norman and Vi Petty Rock & Roll Museum and go for a walk through Oasis State Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Clovis route planning app.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Clovis in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. April in Clovis sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Clovis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Abilene

— 5 nights
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. You'll explore and learn at Frontier Texas! and The Discovery Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Grace Museum and Fort Phantom Hill. Get out of town with these interesting Abilene side-trips: Sweetwater (National WASP WWII Museum & Pioneer City County Museum), Albany (Flying A Classic Car Club Museum & Fort Griffin State Historical Park) and Abilene State Park (in Tuscola). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Taylor County History Center, examine the collection at Santa Fe Railroad Depot and Harvey House, admire the majestic nature at Lake Brownwood State Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Swenson House Historical Society.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Abilene trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Clovis to Abilene takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Clovis to Abilene, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Clovis in April, expect Abilene to be a bit warmer, temps between 78°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Waco.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Waco

— 4 nights
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Appreciate the collections at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum and Dr Pepper Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mayborn Museum Complex and Waco Suspension Bridge. There's still lots to do: walk around Cameron Park, have fun at H5 Tactical, take in the architecture and design of Baylor University, and see the interesting displays at Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Waco route planner.

You can drive from Abilene to Waco in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in April, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Waco

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Childrens 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.