53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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Lancaster
— 1 night
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Baltimore
— 6 nights
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Asheville
— 4 nights
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Bismarck
— 1 night
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 7 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Arlington
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 4 nights
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New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights

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Lancaster

Lancaster ©

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The United States Hot Air Balloon Team. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House, then stop by Kitchen Kettle Village, and then enjoy unforgettable views with The United States Hot Air Balloon Team. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Brandywine River Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lancaster attractions planner.

New York City to Lancaster is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 30°F in Lancaster. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Brandywine River Museum of Art ©
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library

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Baltimore

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sagamore Spirit Distillery as well as Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and Old Wye Grist Mill. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge (in Rock Hall), Annapolis (U.S. Naval Academy & Annapolis Historic District) and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (in St. Michaels). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, see where the action happens at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, buy something for everyone on your list at Power Plant, and stop by Honeygo Wine and Spirits.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Baltimore trip planner.

Getting from Lancaster to Baltimore by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a train. Traveling from Lancaster in January, Baltimore is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Pigeon River Canopy Tours has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Biltmore and Titanic Museum Attraction. Step out of the city life by going to DuPont State Recreational Forest and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Tanger Outlets Sevierville (in Sevierville), Gatlinburg (Buie Pottery, Ole Smoky, &more) and Roaring Fork (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

Discover how to plan a Asheville trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Baltimore to Asheville takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Asheville sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. On the 13th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo and then take an in-depth tour of The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bismarck road trip planning tool.

Drive from Asheville to Bismarck in 22 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Asheville to Bismarck is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Asheville in January, expect Bismarck to be cooler, temps between 25°F and 4°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Bismarck

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, Shangri La, Ko Olina Lagoons, and other attractions. Take a break from the city and head to Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Popular historic sites such as USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial are in your itinerary. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). There's much more to do: examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, admire the masterpieces at Honolulu Museum of Art, and look for gifts at Shirokiya Japan Village Walk.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Honolulu online tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Bismarck to Honolulu with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Bismarck in January; daily highs in Honolulu reach 81°F and lows reach 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Lahaina Luau as well as Trilogy Excursions. Get some cultural insight at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Lahaina Front Street. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ka'anapali Beach and Napili Beach. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Wailea Beach (in Wailea). Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, look for gifts at Glass Mango Designs, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Baby Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahaina attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Lahaina are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Trilogy Excursions ©
Trilogy Excursions
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Scuba & Snorkeling has been added to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Volcano Art Center Gallery and Kealakekua Bay. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Kahaluu Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Waikoloa (Waikoloa Beach Resort & Anaehoomalu), Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park & Hilo Farmers Market) and Puukohola National Historic Park (in Kawaihae). The adventure continues: hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take an in-depth tour of Kona Coffee Living History Farm, and stroll through Manini Kapahukapu Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip maker website.

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. January in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Volcano Art Center Gallery ©
Volcano Art Center Gallery
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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Los Angeles

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, then wander the streets of Montana Avenue, then hunt for treasures at Melrose Trading Post, and finally don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation builder.

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Los Angeles in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to Los Angeles is 2 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in January, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 49°F. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Arlington.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Parks · Nightlife · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Arlington

Arlington ©

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Arlington National Cemetery has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery and then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Falls Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Arlington trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Arlington in 43 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Arlington is 3 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in February, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Arlington: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Arlington

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park

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Newport

Newport ©

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Breakers and Plimoth Plantation. Relax by the water at Nauset Beach and Race Point Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Provincetown (Provincetown Art Association and Museum & Dolphin & Whale Watching). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Cliff Walk, get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Drive Historic District, and take a stroll through Thames Street.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Newport journey builder site.

You can drive from Arlington to Newport in 8 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. In February, Newport is slightly colder than Arlington - with highs of 38°F and lows of 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. On the 12th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Mohegan Bluffs, enjoy the sea views from South East Lighthouse, then relax in the rural setting at 1661 Farm and Gardens, and finally enjoy the sea views from North Lighthouse.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New Shoreham trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Newport to New Shoreham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In February, daytime highs in New Shoreham are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse
Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
North Lighthouse ©
North Lighthouse

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Nashville

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.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville. Keep things going the next day: walk around Centennial Park, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then contemplate the waterfront views at Radnor Lake State Park, and finally see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nashville travel route builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from New Shoreham to Nashville takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from New Shoreham to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Shoreham in February: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 53°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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Memphis

Memphis ©

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
On the next day, try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and finally steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis trip app.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In February in Memphis, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 37°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Graceland
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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