60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Hershey
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Baltimore
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National Harbor
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Washington DC
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Richmond
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Charlotte
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Asheville
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Gatlinburg
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Atlanta
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Orlando
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Savannah
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Charleston
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Nashville
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Detroit
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Chicago
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Indianapolis
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Saint Louis
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New Orleans
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Houston
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Austin
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San Antonio
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Denver
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Santa Fe
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Albuquerque
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Arches National Park
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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Bus to Marble Canyon, Kane, Arizona, United States of America, Drive to Bryce Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park
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Salt Lake City
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Las Vegas
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Portland
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Boston — 1 day

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boston online travel planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Logan International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
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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.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Boston to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You'll set off for Philadelphia on the 2nd (Sun).
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Philadelphia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia vacation maker website.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Hershey.
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Hershey — 1 night

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Hershey road trip planning website.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Hershey in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Baltimore.
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Baltimore

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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Baltimore sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hershey to Baltimore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hershey in April, Baltimore is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. You will leave for National Harbor on the 3rd (Mon).
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National Harbor

National Harbor is a development along the Potomac River in Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland just south of Washington, D.C. near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill and then try to win big at MGM National Harbor.

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Getting from Baltimore to National Harbor by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

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Washington DC is very close to National Harbor. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Richmond.
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Richmond — 3 nights

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Richmond: Charlottesville (Monticello & C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery) and Colonial Williamsburg (in Williamsburg). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Maymont, admire the natural beauty at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, and get a sense of history and politics at Virginia Capitol Building.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Richmond online tour planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Richmond in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Charlotte.
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Charlotte — 2 nights

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 9th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Carowinds, then see the interesting displays at Discovery Place Science, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then walk around Freedom Park, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Charlotte online attractions planner.

Fly from Richmond to Charlotte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Asheville.
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Asheville — 3 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Greenville (Room Escape Games, Falls Park on the Reedy, &more). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Blue Ridge Parkway, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Asheville online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Asheville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in April, expect little chillier with lows of 8°C in Asheville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gatlinburg.
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Gatlinburg — 2 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Dollywood.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Gatlinburg travel route planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Gatlinburg in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Atlanta.
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Atlanta — 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 16th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park, walk around Piedmont Park, then admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium and then steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Atlanta sightseeing planner.

Fly from Gatlinburg to Atlanta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. In April in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Epcot and then get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Atlanta to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in April; daily highs in Orlando reach 34°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savannah.
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Savannah — 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, walk around Forsyth Park, explore the galleries of SCADstory, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then make a trip to Historic River Street.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah day trip app.

Getting from Orlando to Savannah by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Orlando in April, expect Savannah to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can take a train to Charleston.
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Charleston — 3 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stop by Savannah Bee Company, and settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Charleston using our trip planner.

Traveling by train from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Nashville.
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Nashville — 2 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.
Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip maker app.

You can fly from Charleston to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charleston to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charleston in April, plan for little chillier nights in Nashville, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Detroit.
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Detroit — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, then see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then take an in-depth tour of Greenfield Village, and finally see the interesting displays at Motown Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Detroit Zoo, then take in the waterfront at Detroit RiverFront, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Detroit trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Nashville to Detroit in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in April, expect Detroit to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Chicago.
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Chicago — 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 29th (Sat), learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, then walk around Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally make a trip to Buckingham Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, then admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Board of Trade Building, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chicago holiday planner.

Getting from Detroit to Chicago by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Indianapolis.
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Indianapolis — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, bet on your favorite at Indy Racing Experience, then try your luck at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, and finally stop by Rocket Fizz. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, admire the natural beauty at Indianapolis Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to USS Indianapolis Memorial.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Indianapolis trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Chicago to Indianapolis by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. April in Indianapolis sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Saint Louis.
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Saint Louis — 2 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then stroll around Forest Park, then get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo, and finally walk around Tilles Park. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, and finally examine the collection at City Museum.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saint Louis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Saint Louis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can fly to New Orleans.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online vacation planner.

Getting from Saint Louis to New Orleans by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint Louis in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to fly to Houston.
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Houston — 1 night

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.
On the 6th (Sat), walk around Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, play a few rounds at Hermann Park, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Menil Collection.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Houston route builder website.

Getting from New Orleans to Houston by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in May: highs in Houston hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to fly to Austin.
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Austin — 1 night

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, then take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and finally hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Austin trip builder.

You can fly from Houston to Austin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.
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San Antonio — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Denver.
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Denver — 2 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 9th (Tue), ponder the world of politics at Colorado State Capitol, then explore the galleries of Molly Brown House Museum, then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and finally admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip planner.

You can fly from San Antonio to Denver in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Denver is minus 1 hour. Traveling from San Antonio in May, things will get much colder in Denver: highs are around 22°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Santa Fe.
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Santa Fe — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mama's Minerals. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, then examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe tour builder app.

You can fly from Denver to Santa Fe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in May, expect nights in Santa Fe to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Albuquerque.
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Albuquerque — 2 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.
On the 13th (Sat), examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, visit Albuquerque Old Town, then contemplate the long history of Petroglyph National Monument, and finally enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum, stop by The Candy Lady, then take an in-depth tour of Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Madonna of the Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque day trip planning site.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Albuquerque, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to fly to Arches National Park.
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Arches National Park — 2 nights

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Windows, stroll through Double Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and finally get great views at Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Devils Garden Trailhead and then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Arches National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. May in Arches National Park sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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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 17th (Wed): trek along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Discover how to plan a Grand Canyon National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In May, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Arches National Park - with highs of 23°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.
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Bryce Canyon National Park — 2 nights

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): trek along Rim Trail, then trek along Queen's Garden Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and finally trek along Navajo Loop Trail. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, get great views at Inspiration Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge.

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Traveling by combination of bus and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bryce Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City — 2 nights

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.
On the 21st (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, then view the masterpieces at Art at the Main Gallery, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Bryce Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try your luck at New York New York Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday maker website.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to San Diego.
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San Diego — 2 nights

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.
On the 25th (Thu), stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stroll around Beverly Gardens Park, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online journey builder.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. May in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to fly to San Francisco.
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Side Trips

San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco route planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to Portland.
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Portland — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Washington Park and then meet the residents at Oregon Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

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Getting from San Francisco to Portland by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.
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Seattle

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.
For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle online itinerary builder.

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Seattle are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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Arizona travel guide

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Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
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