58 days in United States Itinerary

58 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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Bus to Dublin, Fly to Boston
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Boston
— 3 nights
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Hartford
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New York City
— 7 nights
Train
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 4 nights
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Seattle
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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 3 nights
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Drive to Martha's Vineyard, Ferry to Woods Hole, Drive to Provincetown
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
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Ferry to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA, Fly to Dublin, Bus to Belfast

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Boston

— 3 nights

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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, steep yourself in history at The Paul Revere House, and get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Boston route planner.

Belfast, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belfast to Boston is minus 5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Belfast in March, with highs in Boston at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:

Hartford

— 2 nights
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. On the 23rd (Thu), engage your brain at Connecticut Science Center, browse the exhibits of The Mark Twain House & Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Hog River Brewing Company, and finally make a trip to Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, and then deepen your understanding at Yale University.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hartford journey builder tool.

You can drive from Boston to Hartford in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:

New York City

— 7 nights

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hartford to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Hartford in March, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 31:

Philadelphia

— 4 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
When in Philadelphia, make a side trip to see Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, approximately Kennett Square away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia vacation maker site.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 4:

Washington DC

— 3 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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, stroll around Millennium Park, and admire the striking features of Reliance Building.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chicago day trip planning app.

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:

Nashville

— 3 nights

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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nashville online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Nashville is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:

New Orleans

— 3 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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, walk around New Orleans City Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much hotter evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Nashville in April, with lows around 25°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:
Highlights from your trip

Los Angeles

— 7 nights

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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Santa Monica (Ocean Avenue & Bergamot Station). Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, and get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are much hotter (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 24:

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 25th (Tue), get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally hike along Nevada Falls Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Half Dome, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park route maker website.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday maker app.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:

Portland

— 3 nights

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 Portland with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in the views from Hawthorne Bridge, see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Portland, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:

Olympia

— 4 nights
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. Venture out of the city with trips to Northwest Trek Wildlife Park (in Eatonville), Quinault Rain Forest (in Olympic National Park) and Quinault (Quinault Big Spruce Tree & Rain Forest Nature Trail). There's still lots to do: have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, try your luck at Nisqually Red Wind Casino, look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, and make a trip to Port Plaza Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Olympia attractions planning app.

Drive from Portland to Olympia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in May, Olympia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 3 — 7:

Seattle

— 1 day

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.
On the 8th (Mon), observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

You can drive from Olympia to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Olympia in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:

Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

— 3 nights
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Edgartown side-trips: Menemsha Public Beach (in Menemsha) and Gay Head Lighthouse (in Aquinnah). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Old Whaling Church, tee off at Farm Neck Golf Club, take in the dramatic natural features at Aquinnah Cliffs, and take in nature's colorful creations at Polly Hill Arboretum.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Edgartown vacation builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Edgartown takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Edgartown. Traveling from Seattle in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Edgartown, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Provincetown

— 2 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
On the 13th (Sat), make a trip to Commercial Street, then get a new perspective on things with Art's Dune Tours, then appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf. On the next day, hike along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, take an in-depth tour of Salt Pond Visitor Center, then learn about winemaking at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and finally kick back and relax at Race Point Beach.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Provincetown trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Edgartown to Provincetown takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Provincetown are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 15:

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Martha's Vineyard travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Lighthouses · Landmarks
Martha's Vineyard is an island located south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts that is known for being an affluent summer colony. It includes the smaller Chappaquiddick Island which is usually connected to the Vineyard, though storms and hurricanes have been known to separate the two. The last such separation of the islands was in 2007 and the two islands are again connected as of April 2, 2015.It is the 58th largest island in the United States, with a land area of 100sqmi, and the third largest on the East Coast of the United States, after Long Island and Mount Desert Island. The island constitutes the bulk of Dukes County, Massachusetts, which also includes the Elizabeth Islands and the island of Nomans Land.The Vineyard was home to one of the earliest known deaf communities in the United States; consequently, a special sign language developed on the island called Martha's Vineyard Sign Language (MVSL).The 2010 census reported a year-round population of 16,535 residents, although the summer population can swell to more than 100,000 people. About 56% of the Vineyard's 14,621 homes are seasonally occupied.

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Cape Cod travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.