21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
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Detroit
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Chicago
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Minneapolis
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Atlanta
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Houston
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Dallas
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Denver
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Phoenix
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Seattle
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Boston

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): walk around Rose Kennedy Greenway, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boston itinerary planner.

Miami to Boston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Miami in June: high temperatures in Boston hover around 76°F and lows are around 60°F. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:

New York City

— 3 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: walk around Central Park, go for a walk through Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City route website.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in New York City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:

Philadelphia

— 1 night

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.
To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:

Washington DC

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can fly to Detroit.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:

Detroit

— 1 night

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 18th (Fri), examine the collection at The Henry Ford, contemplate the long history of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, and finally steep yourself in history at Motown Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Detroit route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Detroit takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, Detroit is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 19th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, and finally walk around Milton Lee Olive Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago day trip website.

You can fly from Detroit to Chicago in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Detroit to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Minneapolis

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Chain of Lakes, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Isles, and then walk around Lebanon Hills Regional Park.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis road trip planning website.

Fly from Chicago to Minneapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Atlanta.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:

Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then see the interesting displays at The Patch Works Art & History Center.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Atlanta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Atlanta. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in June, with highs in Atlanta at 87°F and lows at 70°F. You'll set off for Houston on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Atlanta

Tours · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at McGovern Centennial Gardens.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Houston journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Houston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Houston are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can fly to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Parks
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:
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Dallas

— 1 night

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): walk around Klyde Warren Park, steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, then get outside with Texas Greenbelt Trinity River Trail, and finally don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll.

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Getting from Houston to Dallas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Denver.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

Denver

— 1 night

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, then examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Denver journey planner.

Fly from Dallas to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Denver is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in June: highs in Denver hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Phoenix.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:

Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then gain interesting insight with Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix tour planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Phoenix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Denver in June; daily highs in Phoenix reach 107°F and lows reach 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

Los Angeles

— 1 night

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 27th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Will Rogers Memorial Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, browse the collection at Paley Center for Media, then explore and take pictures at Mulholland Drive, then get a tailor-made plan with Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Phoenix, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Seattle

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:

United States travel guide

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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.