59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Anaheim
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Pulliam Airport, Fly to Austin
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Austin
— 4 nights
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San Antonio
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Miami
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Montana Avenue or Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to see Third Street Promenade about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, hunt for treasures at Melrose Trading Post, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -17.5 hour difference. In April in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Anaheim

— 3 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Lego Store and The Disney Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Old Town Temecula and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Explore Anaheim's surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside). There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and steep yourself in history at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Anaheim trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Strip, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, pedal to the sights with Escape Adventures, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Anaheim to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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 21st (Sun): stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, then take in a show at Hopi House, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping

Austin

— 4 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
The Blanton Museum of Art and Bullock Texas State History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and Barton Springs Pool will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, wander the streets of South Congress Avenue, get great views at Mount Bonnell, and admire the striking features of The Driskill.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Austin travel route builder tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Austin in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Austin due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

San Antonio

— 3 nights

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.
Get outdoors at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and Natural Bridge Caverns. Get some cultural insight at The Alamo and Grape Creek Vineyards on Main. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Antonio: Fredericksburg (National Museum of the Pacific War & Grape Creek Vineyards) and Becker Vineyards (Winery) (in Stonewall). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village, and take in the history at Mission Concepcion.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. April in San Antonio sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 5 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, and make a trip to Jackson Square.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary website.

You can fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Antonio in April, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 25°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Miami

— 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 5th (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace. On the next day, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shark Valley Visitor Center, and then stroll through South Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Miami online tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Miami is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you will find days in Miami are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Orlando

— 4 nights

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.
Shop till you drop at The Mall at Millenia and Disney Springs. Do some cultural sightseeing at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Harry and Hariette Moore Memorial Park (in Mims). Have a day of magic on the 8th (Wed) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 10th (Fri) at Discovery Cove. There's more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Orlando online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by bus from Miami to Orlando takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in May, plan for little chillier nights in Orlando, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 3 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tidal Basin and Hidden Oaks Nature Center. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Antietam National Battlefield are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). There's more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum and stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in May: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 2 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.
On the 16th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Independence National Historical Park, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley Forge National Historical Park, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia road trip planning website.

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Tiles For America. Venture out of the city with trips to Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Sourland Mountain Preserve (in Hillsborough). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Ellis Island, hit all the best shops with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Philadelphia in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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.
Visiting Race Point Beach and Massabesic Audubon Center will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Fine Arts and Freedom Trail. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Cliff Walk (in Newport) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Newbury Street, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, visit North End, and look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boston trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in May since evenings lows in Boston dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Do your shopping at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and The Magnificent Mile. Get some cultural insight at The Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Cultural Center. Get out of town with these interesting Chicago side-trips: Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs) and Swallow Cliff Stairs (in Palos Park). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, walk around Millennium Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Chicago are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 6 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, cast your line with a fishing tour, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online attractions planner.

You can fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chicago in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.