55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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Salem
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Charlottesville
— 4 nights
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Iowa City
— 3 nights
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Minneapolis
— 3 nights
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Saint Paul
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Austin
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights

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Salem

Salem ©

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hocus Pocus Tours, Bewitched After Dark Walking Tours of Salem, Sinister Stories of Salem, and other attractions you added. Get some cultural insight at Peabody Essex Museum and Phillips House. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Burying Point Cemetery and Wicked Good Books. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables, stroll around Salem Witch Trials Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Episcopal Church, and admire the striking features of Ropes Mansion.

Plan my day in Salem using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Salem. May in Salem sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

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Art Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Brattle Book Shop of Boston as well as Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. On the 11th (Mon), look for gifts at Brattle Book Shop of Boston, explore the world behind art at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of HarborWalk, and finally learn about all things military at USS Cassin Young. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Old State House, contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, visit North End, then wander the streets of Back Bay, then pause for some photo ops at The Mapparium, and finally steep yourself in history at Massachusetts State House.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Boston holiday builder app.

You can drive from Salem to Boston in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. May in Boston sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

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Must see
North End
4.8
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Government Building
Old State House
4.4

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New York City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corner Bookstore, Central Park, and other attractions you added. Popular historic sites such as World Trade Center Memorial Foundation and Belvedere Castle are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like New York Public Library and Photography Tours. There's still lots to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, wander the streets of Lower Manhattan, and visit Meatpacking District.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker site.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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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 Second Story Books as well as Politics and Prose. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for gifts at Second Story Books, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and finally stop by Politics and Prose. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, then get a sense of history and politics at Smithsonian Institution Building, and finally see the interesting displays at National Postal Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC online driving holiday planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Washington DC hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©

Hoo-Ville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio and Jefferson Vineyards. Let the collections at The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia and McGuffey Art Center capture your imagination. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, trek along Saunders-Monticello Trail, wander the streets of The Corner, and stop by C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Charlottesville online trip planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In May in Charlottesville, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Iowa City.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Historic Site
James Monroe's Highland
4.2
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Winery / Vineyard
Jefferson Vineyards
4.0

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Iowa City

Iowa City ©
Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Natural History and Coralville Lake visitor center. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mormon Handcart Site and Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. Step out of Iowa City with an excursion to Palisades-Kepler State Park in Mount Vernon--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Iowa Avenue Literary Walk, explore the galleries of Old Capitol Museum, walk around Terry Trueblood Recreational Area, and relax in the rural setting at Wilson's Orchard.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Iowa City sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Iowa City takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlottesville to Iowa City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Iowa City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Historic Walking Area
Mormon Handcart Site
4.0
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Historic Site
Old Capitol Museum
4.6

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Minneapolis Institute of Art and Como-Harriet Streetcar Line. Mill City Museum and Foshay Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake of the Isles, take in the dramatic scenery at St. Anthony Falls, grab your bike and head to Loring Park, and get some jogging in at Grand Rounds Scenic Byway.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip site.

You can drive from Iowa City to Minneapolis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saint Paul.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Museums · Nature · Trails
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Must see
Mill City Museum
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Como-Harriet Streetcar Line
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Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©

Twin Cities

The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
Escape the urban bustle at Summit Avenue and Como Lakeside Pavilion. You'll explore and learn at Twin City Model Railroad Museum and Minnesota Transportation Museum. And it doesn't end there: have fun at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, explore the galleries of Alexander Ramsey House, sample the tasty concoctions at Saint Paul Brewing, and admire the landmark architecture of Ramsey County Courthouse.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saint Paul route site.

Saint Paul is just a short distance from Minneapolis. In May, daily temperatures in Saint Paul can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Parks
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Historic Site
Alexander Ramsey House
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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum of Flight and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get some historical perspective at Lake View Cemetery and Bruce Lee Grave Site. When in Seattle, make a side trip to see LeMay - America's Car Museum in Tacoma, approximately Tacoma away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Seattle Public Library, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and gain insight at University of Washington.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read our Seattle holiday app.

You can fly from Saint Paul to Seattle in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Take a break from the city and head to Tryon Creek State Natural Area and Mount Tabor Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate Live Laugh Love Art and Oregon Historical Society. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Hoyt Arboretum, wander the streets of Officers' Row, and look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Portland trip maker.

You can drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Art Gallery
Live Laugh Love Art
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Officers' Row
4.5

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Legion of Honor. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point. There's much more to do: hike along Lands End, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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State Park
Marin Headlands
4.9

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Step off the beaten path and head to California Science Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel route builder app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 79°F and lows reach 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trips

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Must see
The Getty Center
4.8
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Natural History Museum
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Step off the beaten path and head to LBJ Presidential Library and Bullock Texas State History Museum. Appreciate the collections at Harry Ransom Center and Elisabet Ney Museum. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Austin trip maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Austin takes 23 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in Austin hover around 93°F and lows are around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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New Orleans

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.
Get some cultural insight at St. Louis Cathedral and Garden District. Appreciate the collections at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA and Cabildo. There's still lots to do: have fun at Escape My Room New Orleans, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and see the interesting displays at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Orleans road trip app.

Fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Austin in June: highs in New Orleans hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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Must see
Garden District
4.7
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Scavenger Hunt
Escape My Room New Orleans
4.9

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