58 days in United States Itinerary

58 days in United States Itinerary

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58 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Sheridan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Deadwood
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
7
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Chamberlain
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Fort Dodge
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
11
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
12
Detroit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
14
New York City
— 3 nights
15
Washington DC
— 2 nights
16
Lewisburg
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Knoxville
— 1 night
18
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
19
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
20
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
21
Branson
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
22
Vicksburg
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h
23
Houston
— 2 nights
24
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
25
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
26
Fort Worth
— 1 night
27
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
28
Amarillo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
29
Tucumcari
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
30
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
31
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
32
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Seligman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
34
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
train:  5​h
35
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
36
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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 1st (Mon), ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip maker app .

Melbourne, Australia to Salt Lake City is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in Salt Lake City at 41°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Hell's Half Acre has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk, then make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Idaho, and finally get impressive views of Hell's Half Acre.

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Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Idaho Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and shuttle. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, expect Idaho Falls to be little chillier, temps between 36°C and 12°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho
Collector Corner Museum ©
Collector Corner Museum
Snake River Greenbelt ©
Snake River Greenbelt

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then admire all the interesting features of S Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Idaho Falls to Yellowstone National Park with the Route module. In July, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Idaho Falls - with highs of 26°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 6th (Sat), learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum and then examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cody sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Cody at 33°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Cody

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sheridan travel route tool .

You can drive from Cody to Sheridan in 3 hours. When traveling from Cody in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sheridan, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Deadwood.

Things to do in Sheridan

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Wagon Box Fight Monument
Highlights from your plan
Fort Phil Kearny ©
Fort Phil Kearny
Trail End State Historic Site ©
Trail End State Historic Site
Wagon Box Fight Monument ©
Wagon Box Fight Monument

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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adams House.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Deadwood trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Deadwood takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Sheridan to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sheridan in July: highs in Deadwood hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 17°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Adams House ©
Adams House

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rapid City trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Rapid City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chamberlain.

Things to do in Rapid City

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

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Chamberlain

Chamberlain ©
Chamberlain is a city in Brule County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes South Dakota Hall of Fame. On the 9th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Dignity, then take an in-depth tour of Akta Lakota Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Old West Trading Post.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chamberlain day trip planning website .

You can drive from Rapid City to Chamberlain in 3 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Chamberlain can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Chamberlain

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Old West Trading Post
Highlights from your plan
Akta Lakota Museum ©
Akta Lakota Museum
Dignity ©
Dignity
Old West Trading Post ©
Old West Trading Post

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Center for Western Studies. On the 10th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at The Blood Run Nature Area, then explore the activities along Arrowhead Park, and then explore the world behind art at Center for Western Studies. On your second day here, hike along SculptureWalk Sioux Falls, then get engrossed in the history at Old Courthouse Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, and finally learn more about the world around you at Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sioux Falls trip builder website .

You can drive from Chamberlain to Sioux Falls in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Sioux Falls can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Dodge.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
SculptureWalk Sioux Falls ©
SculptureWalk Sioux Falls
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Old Courthouse Museum ©
Old Courthouse Museum

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Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge ©
Fort Dodge is a city in and the county seat of Webster County, Iowa, United States, along the Des Moines River. On the 12th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotto of the Redemption and then contemplate the long history of Algona P.W. Camp Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Dodge trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Sioux Falls to Fort Dodge by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Fort Dodge

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Grotto of the Redemption, Algona P.W. Camp Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grotto of the Redemption ©
Grotto of the Redemption
Algona P.W. Camp Museum ©
Algona P.W. Camp Museum
Blanden Art Museum ©
Blanden Art Museum

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then explore and take pictures at Millennium Park, and finally meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Swallow Cliff Stairs and then experience rural life at Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fort Dodge to Chicago. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm, Swallow Cliff Stairs
Highlights from your plan
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm ©
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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Detroit

Detroit ©
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 17th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Motown Museum, examine the collection at Greenfield Village, and then examine the collection at The Henry Ford.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Detroit trip maker .

You can fly from Chicago to Detroit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Detroit is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dearborn
Highlights from your plan
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Detroit to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. July in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get in touch with nature at Narwhal Yacht Charters and Speed Boats Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island.

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

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as well as Arlington National Cemetery. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Lewisburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility, explore the landscape on two wheels at Greenbrier River Trail, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Lost World Caverns.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lewisburg travel route planning app .

You can drive from Washington DC to Lewisburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Lewisburg at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenbrier River Trail, Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility
Highlights from your plan
Lost World Caverns ©
Lost World Caverns
Greenbrier River Trail ©
Greenbrier River Trail

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and then examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of First Baptist Church, steep yourself in history at Little Greenbrier School, and then contemplate the long history of Walker Sisters' Cabin.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Knoxville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lewisburg to Knoxville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, Knoxville is a bit warmer than Lewisburg - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Titanic Museum Attraction
Highlights from your plan
Walker Sisters' Cabin ©
Walker Sisters' Cabin
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Little Greenbrier School ©
Little Greenbrier School

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ryman Auditorium, NashTrash Tours, Music Row, and other attractions you added. Escape the urban bustle at Bowie Nature Park and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lotz House Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nashville driving holiday planning tool .

Drive from Knoxville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Nashville, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bowie Nature Park, Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Bowie Nature Park ©
Bowie Nature Park

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson is the county seat of Madison County, Tennessee. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame, then contemplate the long history of Casey Jones Village, then examine the collection at Tina Turner Museum @ Flagg Grove School, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Cypress Grove Nature Park. Here are some ideas for day two: witness the site of a historic battle at The Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association and then admire the majestic nature at Natchez Trace State Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Nashville to Jackson in 2.5 hours. July in Jackson sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Jackson

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association, Tina Turner Museum @ Flagg Grove School, Natchez Trace State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cypress Grove Nature Park ©
Cypress Grove Nature Park
Natchez Trace State Park ©
Natchez Trace State Park

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beale Street, Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum and Graceland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, then contemplate the long history of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Memphis day trip planner.

Getting from Jackson to Memphis by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Branson.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©

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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Branson tour planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Memphis to Branson takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in August, expect Branson to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Vicksburg using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Branson to Vicksburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Branson in August: high temperatures in Vicksburg hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Houston.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums
Highlights from your plan
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum

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Houston

Houston ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): meet the residents at Houston Zoo and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and then see the interesting displays at Houston Museum District.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Houston route builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Vicksburg to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Houston are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Antonio trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Houston to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Waco.

Things to do in San Antonio

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Roadside America Museum, Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum and Waco Mammoth National Monument.

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

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Waco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Waco can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Waco

Museums

Side Trip

Roadside America Museum
Highlights from your plan
Roadside America Museum ©
Roadside America Museum
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©

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Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fort Worth Tours, Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, Texas Civil War Museum, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the top attractions with Fort Worth Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Worth journey site .

Traveling by car from Waco to Fort Worth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. August in Fort Worth sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Tours ©
Fort Worth Tours
Texas Civil War Museum ©
Texas Civil War Museum

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Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Denton County African American Museum, Dallas Holocaust Museum and Discover Dallas Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): go sightseeing with Discover Dallas Tours, then examine the collection at Dallas Holocaust Museum, and then examine the collection at Denton County African American Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dallas trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fort Worth to Dallas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Dallas sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Denton County African American Museum
Highlights from your plan

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 11th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Amarillo Zoo and then see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Amarillo online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Dallas to Amarillo in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dallas in August, expect Amarillo to be a bit cooler, temps between 37°C and 21°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tucumcari.

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Amarillo Zoo ©
Amarillo Zoo
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

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Tucumcari

Tucumcari ©
Tucumcari is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Murals of Tucumcari.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tucumcari visit planner.

Drive from Amarillo to Tucumcari in 2 hours. Traveling from Amarillo to Tucumcari, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Tucumcari

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
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New Mexico Route 66 Museum ©
New Mexico Route 66 Museum
Tee Pee Curios ©
Tee Pee Curios

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El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. On the 13th (Tue), explore and take pictures at San Jacinto Plaza, admire the masterpieces at El Paso Museum of Art, then examine the collection at National Border Patrol Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site, and finally stroll the grounds of Evergreen Cemetery East.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read El Paso trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tucumcari to El Paso takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Tucumcari in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in El Paso, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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El Paso Museum of Art ©
El Paso Museum of Art
National Border Patrol Museum ©
National Border Patrol Museum

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pima Air & Space Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, and then view the masterpieces at Del Sol International Shops. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then admire the landmark architecture of Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tucson online route builder .

You can drive from El Paso to Tucson in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Nature
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air & Space Museum ©
Pima Air & Space Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tucson in August; daily highs in Phoenix reach 47°C and lows reach 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seligman.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Franciscan Renewal Center
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Franciscan Renewal Center ©
Franciscan Renewal Center

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Seligman

Seligman ©
Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Return to the 50s as well as Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum. On the 17th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery and then get engrossed in the history at Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at The Historic Seligman Sundries, cruise along Route 66, and then examine the collection at Return to the 50s.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seligman trip planning website .

You can drive from Phoenix to Seligman in 3 hours. In August, Seligman is much colder than Phoenix - with highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seligman

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

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Jerome, Route 66, Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
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Ash Fork Historical Society Museum ©
Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum ©
Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery ©

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 19th (Mon), get great views at Lookout Studio and then make a trip to Grand Canyon Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, then admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Seligman to Grand Canyon National Park in 2 hours. August in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village
Maricopa Point ©
Maricopa Point

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoover Dam, Pinball Hall of Fame, The National Atomic Testing Museum, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and then see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Titanic, get curious at Bodies The Exhibition, examine the collection at The National Atomic Testing Museum, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

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Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Griffith Observatory, California Dream Tours and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Museum of Tolerance. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, view the masterpieces at Craft & Folk Art Museum, and see the interesting displays at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, Los Angeles is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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