27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights

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Nashville

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 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, browse the exhibits of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Nashville International Airport, Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field and Louisville Intercontinental. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trip

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New Orleans

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National WWII Museum and St. Louis Cathedral. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Garden District, make a trip to French Quarter, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in September, expect warmer with lows of 33°C in New Orleans. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

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Dallas

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then explore the world behind art at Kimbell Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in September: highs in Dallas hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Santa Fe

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 19th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, take in the exciting artwork at Mama's Minerals, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument, view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Canyon Road Contemporary Art.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe travel planner.

You can fly from Dallas to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Santa Fe. When traveling from Dallas in September, plan for slightly colder days in Santa Fe, with highs around 31°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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San Diego

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 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then see the interesting displays at Mingei International Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Santa Fe to San Diego by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Los Angeles

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Las Vegas

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 25th (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): gain insight at Yellowstone Institute.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, temps between 18°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, stroll around Millennium Park, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then engage your brain at Field Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

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

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chicago, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

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Cleveland

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at International Women's Air & Space Museum, then don't miss a visit to A Christmas Story House, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cleveland road trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Cleveland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Cleveland are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Shopping · Casinos · Fun & Games

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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.
On the 3rd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC visit planner.

Fly from Cleveland to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cleveland in October, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

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New York City

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

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Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.