26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive
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Austin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Roswell
— 1 day
Drive
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Morrison
— 1 night
Drive
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Monticello
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Missoula International Airport, Drive to Glacier National Park
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights

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New Orleans

— 2 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.
On the 1st (Fri), look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. On your second day here, stop by Garden District, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then make a trip to Jackson Square.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the New Orleans itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Orleans. In April in New Orleans, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:

Austin

— 2 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 3rd (Sun), trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then get great views at Mount Bonnell, and finally take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip planning tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to Austin in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Austin, with highs around 80°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Roswell.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:

Roswell

— 1 day
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park, then explore the world behind art at Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, and then look and learn at Roswell Museum & Art Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Roswell online road trip planner.

You can fly from Austin to Roswell in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Roswell is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in April, expect little chillier with lows of 45°F in Roswell. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

— 2 nights
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
On the 7th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, explore the striking landscape at Hall of The White Giant, and then explore the striking landscape at Lion's Tail. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Big Room and then Head underground at King's Palace.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Carlsbad Caverns National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Roswell to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Carlsbad Caverns National Park can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to fly to Morrison.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

Morrison

— 1 night
The historic Town of Morrison is a Home Rule Municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Morrison Natural History Museum, grab your bike and head to Mount Falcon Castle Trail, and then stroll around Lair O' the Bear Park. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Sasquatch Outpost and then do a tasting at Aspen Peak Cellars.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Morrison online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Morrison in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in April, you will find days in Morrison are colder (59°F), and nights are slightly colder (36°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Morrison

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:

Rocky Mountain National Park

— 1 night
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 11th (Mon), hike along Emerald Lake Trail and then explore the activities along Sprague Lake.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park route planning website.

You can drive from Morrison to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. April in Rocky Mountain National Park sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monticello.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:

Monticello

— 1 night
Monticello is a city located in San Juan County, Utah, and is the county seat. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): play a few rounds at The Hideout Golf Club and then explore the ancient world of Newspaper Rock Recreation Site.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Monticello trip planner.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Monticello in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Monticello can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monticello

Golf · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:
Highlights from your trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 13th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lookout Studio, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and trek along Rim Trail.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Monticello to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Monticello in April, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 62°F and lows about 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and then walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, stroll through La Jolla Cove, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco journey maker app.

Fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in San Francisco, with lows of 51°F. You'll set off for Redwood National Park on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:

Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at California Coastal Trail, and kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Redwood National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect Redwood National Park to be little chillier, temps between 59°F and 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:

Glacier National Park

— 4 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Grinnell Glacier, take in the awesome beauty at Swiftcurrent Mountain, admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to Glacier National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Redwood National Park to Glacier National Park. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Redwood National Park in April since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 30°F.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.