27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Leonardtown
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Leonardtown
Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Columbus
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Columbus
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
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Keystone
— 1 night
Drive
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Casper
— 1 night
Drive
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Billings
— 1 day
Fly
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly
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Boise
— 1 night
Fly
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Spokane
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kearney
— 1 day
Drive
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Laclede
— 1 day
Drive
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Hannibal
— 3 nights
Drive
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Plainfield
— 1 night
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Drive to Chicago Midway International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Leonardtown

Leonardtown is a town in and the county seat of St. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Sotterley Historic Plantation and then visit a coastal fixture at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park.

Find out how to plan Leonardtown trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

New York City to Leonardtown is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Leonardtown

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Columbus

— 4 nights

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Carillon Historical Park and J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of the US Air Force and David Warther Carvings. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Great Circle Earthworks (in Heath), Lowe Volk Nature Center (in Crestline) and Sherman House Museum (in Lancaster). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of John and Annie Glenn Historic Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Aullwood Garden MetroPark, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Greek Orthodox Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Columbus trip itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Leonardtown to Columbus. May in Columbus sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can fly to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sioux Falls

— 2 nights
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. On the 25th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Pettigrew Home & Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, then do a tasting at Strawbale Winery, and finally trek along Sioux Falls Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): walk around Falls Park, then take an in-depth tour of Old Courthouse Museum, then look and learn at Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Michelangelo's David replica.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Columbus to Sioux Falls takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Columbus to Sioux Falls is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Columbus in May, with highs in Sioux Falls at 69°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Keystone

— 1 night

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): cruise along Iron Mountain Road, take in the exciting artwork at Insideout, then do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery, and finally pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Keystone trip planning app.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Keystone in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sioux Falls in May, things will get slightly colder in Keystone: highs are around 59°F and lows about 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Casper

— 1 night
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. On the 28th (Tue), hike along Platte River Trails, take an in-depth tour of National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, then steep yourself in history at Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, then examine the collection at Tate Geological Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Bishop House.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Casper trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Keystone to Casper in 4 hours. While traveling from Keystone, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Casper, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Casper

Museums · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Billings

— 1 day
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Pictograph Cave State Park, view the masterpieces at Toucan Gallery, examine the collection at Moss Mansion, then stop by Scheels, and finally learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Billings online visit planner.

You can drive from Casper to Billings in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Casper in May since evenings lows in Billings dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Billings

Museums · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife

Jackson Hole

— 3 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Get some historical perspective at Mormon Row Historic District and Our Lady Of The Mountains. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton, Leigh Lake, &more) and Chapel of the Transfiguration (in Moose). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art and snap pictures at Snake River Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole day trip planning app.

Fly from Billings to Jackson Hole in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Billings in May: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 60°F and lows are around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Boise.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boise

— 1 night

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 2nd (Sun), ponder the world of politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, then trek along Boise River Greenbelt, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally test your team's savvy at Boise Escape. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ahavath Beth Israel, steep yourself in history at Boise Train Depot, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First United Presbyterian Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Boise journey builder site.

Fly from Jackson Hole to Boise in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, things will get a bit warmer in Boise: highs are around 85°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Spokane.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Spokane

— 2 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 4th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, walk around Manito Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Crosby House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aloysius Church, and finally stop by Auntie's Bookstore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): snap pictures at Monroe Street Bridge, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then learn about winemaking at Barrister Winery.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Spokane trip app.

Getting from Boise to Spokane by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Spokane due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Boise, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Spokane, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Spokane

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites

Seattle

— 3 nights

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.
Let the collections at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Museum of Pop Culture capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Square and Saint James Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, take in the architecture and design of Seattle University, and enjoy the sea views from West Point Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary website.

Fly from Spokane to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Seattle sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Kearney

— 1 day
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Nebraska Art, then see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, then identify plant and animal life at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Great Platte River Road Archway Monument.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kearney online trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Kearney. Traveling from Seattle to Kearney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kearney: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Laclede.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Laclede

— 1 day
Laclede is a city in Linn County, Missouri, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the views from Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site, then immerse yourself in nature at Pershing State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site.

To plan Laclede vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Kearney to Laclede in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Hannibal.

Things to do in Laclede

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Hannibal

— 3 nights
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. Visit Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Keokuk National Cemetery for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Hannibal side-trips: Church Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows (in Rhineland), Deutschheim State Historic Site (in Hermann) and Carthage Jail (in Carthage). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Rockcliffe Mansion, get outside with Lovers Leap, walk around Glascock's Landing, and contemplate the long history of Becky Thatcher's House.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hannibal day trip planner.

You can drive from Laclede to Hannibal in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hannibal can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Plainfield.

Things to do in Hannibal

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Plainfield

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the striking features of Farnsworth House, stroll the grounds of Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of Gaylord Building Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Cal Sag BikeTrail, pause for some serene contemplation at SS Cyril & Methodius Church, and then admire the masterpieces at Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Plainfield trip planner.

Getting from Hannibal to Plainfield by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Plainfield when traveling from Hannibal in June, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plainfield

Historic Sites · Shopping · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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