59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Fargo
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Sioux Falls
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Minneapolis
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Des Moines
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Milwaukee
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Chicago
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Indianapolis
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Louisville
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Cincinnati
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Detroit
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Pittsburgh
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New York City
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Burlington
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Portsmouth
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Portland
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Boston
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Providence
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West Haven
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Bordentown
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Wilmington
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Baltimore
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Virginia Beach
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Charleston
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Atlanta
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Birmingham
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New Orleans
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Oklahoma City
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Omaha
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Cheyenne
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Boulder
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Santa Fe
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Flagstaff
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Salt Lake City
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Twin Falls
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Eureka
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San Diego
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Anaheim
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Santa Barbara
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San Francisco
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Sacramento
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Olympic Valley
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South Lake Tahoe
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Eugene
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Portland
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Seattle
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Coeur d'Alene
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Helena
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Yellowstone National Park
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Fargo

— 1 night
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fargo tour itinerary planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to Fargo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Winnipeg in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fargo: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Fargo

Parks · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Sioux Falls

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sioux Falls day trip tool.

Drive from Fargo to Sioux Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Wildlife · Parks

Minneapolis

— 1 night

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis online day trip planner.

You can fly from Sioux Falls to Minneapolis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Beaches

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Des Moines

— 1 night
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. On the 6th (Wed), stroll through Clive Greenbelt Trail and then stroll through Seven Oaks Recreation.

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Getting from Minneapolis to Des Moines by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Des Moines, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 9°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee

— 1 night

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Oak Leaf Trail, then enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lapham Peak.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Milwaukee trip planning app.

Fly from Des Moines to Milwaukee in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Milwaukee can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

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Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planning tool.

Drive from Milwaukee to Chicago in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Chicago, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Indianapolis

— 1 night

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 9th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Fort Harrison State Park, stop by Lockerbie Square District, then trek along Indianapolis Cultural Trail, and finally stop by Rocket Fizz.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Indianapolis trip maker app.

Getting from Chicago to Indianapolis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Indianapolis are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for Louisville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

Louisville

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, then trek along Fat Man's Misery, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Louisville tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Louisville

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Cincinnati

— 1 night

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 10th (Sun): stroll around Eden Park, take in the views from Roebling Suspension Bridge, stroll around Smale Riverfront Park, trek along Riverwalk, then hunt for treasures at Findlay Market, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Adams.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cincinnati trip planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Cincinnati takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Cincinnati sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Trails

Detroit

— 1 night

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): wander the streets of Campus Martius Park and then don't miss a visit to The Z Lot.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Detroit tour itinerary builder site.

Fly from Cincinnati to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cincinnati in October, you will find days in Detroit are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Mon) before leaving for Pittsburgh.

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Pittsburgh

— 1 night

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Cucumber Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh online itinerary planner.

Fly from Detroit to Pittsburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

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New York City

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, get interesting insight from Tours, admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, then stop by Dumbo, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City day trip tool.

Fly from Pittsburgh to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pittsburgh in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Tours

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Burlington

— 1 night
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get outside with Bingham Falls, then trek along Stowe Recreation Path, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Wiessner Woods.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Burlington attractions tool.

Drive from New York City to Burlington in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Burlington hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Portsmouth

— 1 night
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Portsmouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Burlington to Portsmouth takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Portland

— 1 night

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Jewel Falls has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at East End Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Casco Bay, and then grab your bike and head to Eastern Promenade Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Portland online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Portsmouth to Portland by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Boston

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): pick up some local products at Boston Public Market, get to know the fascinating history of HarborWalk, get some jogging in at Charles River Esplanade, then enjoy breathtaking views from Skywalk Observatory, and finally take a stroll through Back Bay.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Portland to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Portland in October, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Providence

— 1 day

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll around Water Place Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Providence River, take some stellar pictures from Prospect Terrace, then get to know the fascinating history of Benefit Street, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Case Mountain.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Providence journey builder.

Getting from Boston to Providence by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to West Haven.

Things to do in Providence

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

West Haven

— 1 night
West Haven is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our West Haven trip site.

Traveling by car from Providence to West Haven takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in West Haven can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bordentown.

Things to do in West Haven

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Bordentown

— 1 night
Bordentown is a city in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Bordentown day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from West Haven to Bordentown takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wilmington.

Things to do in Bordentown

Nature · Parks

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Wilmington

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge as well as Delaware Memorial Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the views from Delaware Memorial Bridge and then identify plant and animal life at Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Wilmington trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bordentown to Wilmington takes 1.5 hours. In October in Wilmington, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Baltimore.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Baltimore

— 1 night

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stroll through Federal Hill Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the World Observation Level, and then explore the striking landscape of Great Falls Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Baltimore trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Wilmington to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Wilmington in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Baltimore, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Virginia Beach

— 1 day

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Neptune's Park as well as Hunt Club Farm. On the 21st (Thu), take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Henry Lighthouse, then relax in the rural setting at Hunt Club Farm, and finally stroll around Neptune's Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Baltimore to Virginia Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Historic Sites

Charlotte

— 1 night

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): hike along Little Sugar Creek Greenway, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rankin Lake Park, then admire the majestic nature at Crowders Mountain State Park, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Pearson's Falls and Glen.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Charlotte fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Virginia Beach to Charlotte in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Virginia Beach in October since evenings lows in Charlotte dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Charlotte

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Charleston

— 1 night
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Audubon Swamp Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Charleston road trip website.

Getting from Charlotte to Charleston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Charleston. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Charleston

Wildlife · Parks
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Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the views from Jackson Street Bridge, take a stroll through Little Five Points, and then stop by Candler Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta trip planner.

Fly from Charleston to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails

Birmingham

— 1 night

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Red Mountain Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, walk around Linn Park, then stroll around Birmingham's Railroad Park, then get to know the resident critters at Birmingham Zoo, and finally browse the fresh offerings at The Market at Pepper Place.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham trip maker.

Drive from Atlanta to Birmingham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Birmingham due to the time zone difference. In October in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

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Nashville

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): visit Downtown Nashville, take a stroll through The District, immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then tee off at Shelby Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Burgess Falls State Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Saint Louis

— 1 night

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center and then take a stroll through Lafayette Square.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis holiday builder app.

You can fly from Nashville to Saint Louis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Parks
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Little Rock

— 1 night

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Two Rivers Park as well as Wildwood Park for the Arts. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): walk around Two Rivers Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Wildwood Park for the Arts, and then immerse yourself in nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Little Rock trip planning website.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Little Rock in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Saint Louis in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Little Rock, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Nightlife

Jackson

— 1 night
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. On the 29th (Fri), stroll around Flowood Nature Park, get in on the family fun at DEFY Jackson (High Heaven), get to know the resident critters at The Jackson Zoo, then immerse yourself in nature at LeFleur's Bluff State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ridgeland Bike Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Jackson takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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New Orleans

— 1 night

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.
To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Jackson in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. You will leave for Dallas on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in New Orleans

Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors · Museums

Dallas

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dallas holiday maker website.

Fly from New Orleans to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Dallas to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

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Oklahoma City

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): walk around Martin Park Nature Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Dallas to Oklahoma City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in October, with highs in Oklahoma City at 29°C and lows at 13°C. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Wildlife · Parks
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Kansas City

— 1 night
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kansas City vacation planner.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Kansas City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll set off for Omaha on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Omaha

— 1 night

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Standing Bear Lake as well as Craft Axe Throwing- Omaha. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Craft Axe Throwing- Omaha, grab your bike and head to Chalco Hills Recreation Area, and then explore the activities along Standing Bear Lake.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Omaha road trip website.

You can drive from Kansas City to Omaha in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cheyenne

— 1 night
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Your list of things to see and do now includes Gateway Natural Area, Cache La Poudre Wilderness, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Curt Gowdy State Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Cheyenne online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Omaha to Cheyenne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Omaha in November since evenings lows in Cheyenne dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Boulder.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Boulder

— 1 night

Berkeley of the Rockies

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Flatirons and then take a stroll through The Hill, Boulder CO.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boulder day trip planner.

Getting from Cheyenne to Boulder by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Cheyenne in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Boulder, with lows of 0°C. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Boulder

Nature · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Santa Fe

— 1 night

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.
You've now added Atalaya Mountain Hiking Trail to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Atalaya Mountain Hiking Trail, trek along Dale Ball Trails, and then identify plant and animal life at Randall Davey Audubon Center.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe journey planner.

Traveling by car from Boulder to Santa Fe takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Santa Fe can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Flagstaff

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Coconino National Forest, explore the landscape on two wheels at Huckaby Trail, explore the striking landscape at Snoopy Rock, hike along Brin's Mesa Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Soldier Pass, and finally shop like a local with Village Gallery of Local Artists.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Santa Fe to Flagstaff by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Flagstaff can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 1 day

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on Mountain West Birding Company, then engage your brain at Wheeler Historic Farm, and then explore the stunning scenery at City Creek Canyon.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Salt Lake City in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Flagstaff in November, with lows around 1°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Twin Falls

— 2 nights
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 8th (Mon), stroll through Rock Creek Park, then take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth National Forest, and then see some colorful creatures with AWOL Adventure Sports.

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Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Twin Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Twin Falls, with lows of -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Eureka.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Eureka

— 1 night
Eureka is a census-designated place in and the county seat of Eureka County, Nevada, United States. For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Eureka trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Eureka takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Twin Falls to Eureka is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Twin Falls in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Eureka, with lows of -6°C. You'll set off for San Diego on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Eureka

Nightlife · Museums

San Diego

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, then kick back and relax at Pacific Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Windansea Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Carlsbad State Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Diego journey planner.

Traveling by car from Eureka to San Diego takes 10 hours. In November, San Diego is much warmer than Eureka - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim

— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park, Fireworks at Disneyland Park, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and other attractions you added. On the 12th (Fri), add some entertainment to your itinerary with Fireworks at Disneyland Park, make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park, laugh and play at Downtown Disney District, then catch some excitement at It's a Small World, and finally catch some excitement at Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

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You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Santa Barbara

— 1 night

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): shop like a local with State Street Underpass, enjoy the sand and surf at Carpinteria State Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Carpinteria Harbor Seal Preserve and Rookery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, Santa Barbara is a bit cooler than Anaheim - with highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ferry Building Marketplace as well as Lands End. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): hike along Lands End, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, then see some colorful creatures with Bamboo Reef Scuba Diving Centers - Learn to SCUBA, then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco route planner.

Getting from Santa Barbara to San Francisco by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Santa Barbara in November, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Trails

Sacramento

— 1 night

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Sacramento Waterfront as well as Loch Leven Lakes Trail. On the 16th (Tue), hike along Loch Leven Lakes Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jensen Botanical Garden, then identify plant and animal life at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, and finally examine the collection at Old Sacramento Waterfront.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sacramento tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in November since evenings lows in Sacramento dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Olympic Valley

— 1 night
On the 17th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Granite Chief and then enjoy the sand and surf at Commons Beach Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic Valley road trip planning website.

Drive from Sacramento to Olympic Valley in 2 hours. When traveling from Sacramento in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Olympic Valley: temperatures range from 11°C by day to -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Parks · Fun & Games · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

South Lake Tahoe

— 1 night
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 17th (Wed), trek along Horsetail Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kiva Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Alpine Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe travel planner.

You can drive from Olympic Valley to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to -3°C. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Eugene.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Eugene

— 1 night
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Pre's Trail as well as McKenzie River National Recreation Trail. On the 19th (Fri), trek along McKenzie River National Recreation Trail and then stroll around Pre's Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Eugene vacation builder.

You can fly from South Lake Tahoe to Eugene in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in November since evenings lows in Eugene dip to 4°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Portland

— 1 night

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.
On the 19th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours and then get great views at Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planning website.

You can drive from Eugene to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. November in Portland sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

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You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Seattle are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trip

Coeur d'Alene

— 2 nights
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Coeur d'Alene Lake as well as Coeur d'Alene National Forest. On the 22nd (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Liberty Lake Regional Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Coeur d'Alene National Forest, and then explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene trip website.

Getting from Seattle to Coeur d'Alene by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in November; daily highs in Coeur d'Alene reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Helena.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Helena

— 1 night
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helena road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to Helena takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in November, expect little chillier with lows of -5°C in Helena. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Helena

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mud Volcano and Blue Star Spring. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Star Geyser, hike along Observation Point Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Sapphire Pool, and make a trip to Roosevelt Arch.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park travel planning site.

Drive from Helena to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, car, and shuttle. Traveling from Helena in November, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 0°C and -13°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

4.3
Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.