57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Indianapolis
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 7 nights
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Vicksburg
— 2 nights
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Natchez
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 7 nights
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Key Largo
— 3 nights
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Sarasota
— 3 nights
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Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
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Naples
— 4 nights
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Marco Island
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 10 nights
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Indianapolis

— 3 nights

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
You'll explore and learn at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and Indianapolis Museum of Art. Explore hidden gems such as Indiana War Memorial and Brown County State Park. There's still lots to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis and see the interesting displays at The Eiteljorg Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Indianapolis trip planning app.

Linton, UK to Indianapolis is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Linton to Indianapolis is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Linton in May, expect nights in Indianapolis to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Chicago

— 7 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Richard H. Driehaus Museum and Glessner House will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chicago Riverwalk and Garfield Park Conservatory. There's still lots to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get in on the family fun at Fox in a Box Chicago, take an in-depth tour of Chicago History Museum, and admire the local landmark of Crown Fountain.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Chicago, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Vicksburg

— 2 nights
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial and then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, then stroll around Texas Monument, and then don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vicksburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Vicksburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in May: high temperatures in Vicksburg hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Natchez

— 4 nights
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Visit Longwood and Melrose for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Stanton Hall and The Myrtles Plantation. When in Natchez, make a side trip to see Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site in Saint Francisville, approximately Saint Francisville away. There's more to do: stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery and see the interesting displays at Rosalie Mansion.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Natchez tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Natchez takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 7 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Houmas House and Gardens. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whitney Plantation and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Venture out of the city with trips to Baton Rouge (Louisiana's Old State Capitol, USS Kidd, &more) and Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, take in the exciting artwork at Jamie Hayes Gallery, and stop by Hex: Old World Witchery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans itinerary planner.

You can drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Natchez in May, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Key Largo.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Key Largo

— 3 nights

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at History of Diving Museum and African Queen Canal Cruise. Go for a jaunt from Key Largo to Everglades National Park to see Anhinga Trail about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove, sample the tasty concoctions at Florida Keys Brewing Company, stroll through Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and get a dose of the wild on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Key Largo attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Key Largo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 28°C in Key Largo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Marathon

— 2 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, and then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): stroll through Dolphin Research Center, stroll through Sombrero Beach, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marathon online itinerary planner.

Drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Marathon are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Key West

— 5 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Key West Historic Seaport will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Key West Garden Club, examine the collection at Oldest House & Garden Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at West Martello Tower.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Key West online travel route planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Key West are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Sarasota.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Sarasota

— 3 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. We've included these beaches for you: Caspersen Beach and Stump Pass Beach State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Manasota Key Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding. Go for a jaunt from Sarasota to Venice to see Venice Beach about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Ca d'Zan and appreciate the extensive heritage of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

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Fly from Key West to Sarasota in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sanibel Island

— 2 nights
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Captiva Beach and then kick back and relax at Blind Pass Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sanibel Island itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Sarasota to Sanibel Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Sanibel Island sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Naples

— 4 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Barefoot Beach Preserve and Bonita Springs Public Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Clam Pass Park and Lowdermilk Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Myers Beach (Lovers Key State Park & Dolphin & Whale Watching).

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read our Naples route site.

Traveling by car from Sanibel Island to Naples takes 1.5 hours. In June in Naples, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in Naples

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Marco Island

— 3 nights
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. You'll discover tucked-away gems like South Marco Beach and Marco Island Historical Museum. Relax by the water at Keewaydin Island and Tigertail Beach. There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marco Island road trip planning site.

Marco Island is just a stone's throw from Naples. June in Marco Island sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Spas

Washington DC

— 10 nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate George Washington's Mount Vernon and National Museum of the Marine Corps. Explore hidden gems such as National Museum of African American History and Culture and Historic Ships in Baltimore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: American Visionary Art Museum (in Baltimore) and Gettysburg (Dobbin House Tavern, Shriver House Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian American Art Museum, explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from Marco Island to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Marco Island in June since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

Southwest Gulf Coast travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Fishing Charters & Tours