30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Chicago
— 3 nights
2
Pontiac
— 1 night
3
Springfield
— 1 night
4
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
5
Joplin
— 1 night
6
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
7
Amarillo
— 2 nights
8
Tucumcari
— 1 night
9
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
10
Holbrook
— 1 night
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
12
Sedona
— 1 night
13
Phoenix
— 2 nights
14
Needles
— 1 night
15
Palm Springs
— 1 night
16
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
17
San Diego
— 3 nights

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 11th (Thu), engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, thenengage your brain at Field Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago travel itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Chicago is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Chicago is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Manchester in June, things will get a bit warmer in Chicago: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to Pontiac.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Pontiac

Pontiac ©
Pontiac is a city in Livingston County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Gilding Arts, thenexamine the collection at Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Route 66 Shield Mural.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pontiac travel website.

Drive from Chicago to Pontiac in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Pontiac can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Pontiac

Museums
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IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum ©
Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum ©
Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum
Museum of the Gilding Arts ©
Museum of the Gilding Arts

1
night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House, thenget a sense of history and politics at Illinois State Capitol, thentake an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Springfield visit planner.

Getting from Pontiac to Springfield by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Springfield, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums Historic Sites
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Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials ©
Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Saint Louis Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park, thentake in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, and then walk around Forest Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saint Louis travel route planner.

You can drive from Springfield to Saint Louis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Joplin.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

1
night
Joplin

Joplin ©
Joplin or is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. On the 17th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at The Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center and then take in the dramatic scenery at Grand Falls.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Joplin day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Joplin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Joplin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Joplin

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Grand Falls ©
Grand Falls

2
nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then browse the exhibits of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Science Museum Oklahoma, thenpause for some photo ops at Centennial Land Run Monument, and then stop by Bricktown.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Joplin to Oklahoma City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
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Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum ©
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Science Museum Oklahoma ©
Science Museum Oklahoma

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 20th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Second Amendment Cowboy, see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and then get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): visit U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District, thenmake a trip to Cadallic Ranch, and then explore the ancient world of Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Amarillo vacation planner.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Amarillo, with lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for Tucumcari.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

1
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Tucumcari

Tucumcari ©
Tucumcari is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. On the 22nd (Mon), make a trip to Murals of Tucumcari and then take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucumcari trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Amarillo to Tucumcari in 2 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Tucumcari due to the time zone difference. In June in Tucumcari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Tucumcari

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Santa Rosa
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:
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Route 66 Auto Museum ©
Route 66 Auto Museum
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, thenlearn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tucumcari to Albuquerque takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Holbrook.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Albuquerque New Mexico Temple ©
Albuquerque New Mexico Temple

1
night
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 25th (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Rainbow Forest.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Holbrook sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Holbrook takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Albuquerque in June, Holbrook is little chillier at night with lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Holbrook

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Rainbow Forest
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Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co. ©
Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co.

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
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 26th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker website.

Getting from Holbrook to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Holbrook in June, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sedona trip website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Sedona are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Scenic Drive Spas
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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Spas

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 29th (Mon), walk around South Mountain Park.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Phoenix trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sedona in June, with highs in Phoenix at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Needles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
South Mountain Park ©
South Mountain Park

1
night
Needles

Needles ©
Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. On the 1st (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at GoZip Pirate Cove and then take in the waterfront activity at Pirate Cove Resort.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Needles tour planning website.

Getting from Phoenix to Needles by car takes about 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Needles. July in Needles sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Needles

Parks Fun & Games
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Pirate Cove Resort ©
Pirate Cove Resort
GoZip Pirate Cove ©
GoZip Pirate Cove

1
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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
On the 2nd (Thu), browse the exhibits of Palm Springs Air Museum, thenshop like a local with VillageFest, and then explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Palm Springs day trip app.

Drive from Needles to Palm Springs in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Needles in July, Palm Springs is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums Shopping
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Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Antique Galleries of Palm Springs ©
Antique Galleries of Palm Springs
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum

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nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): shop like a local with Third Street Promenade and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, thenwander the streets of Rodeo Drive, and then kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach.

Make your Santa Monica itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Palm Springs to Santa Monica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Palm Springs, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Mulholland Drive ©
Mulholland Drive

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and explore the activities along Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Diego holiday maker app.

You can drive from Santa Monica to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of tram and train. In July, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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