60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Keystone
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— Few hours
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Springdale
— 2 nights
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Bryce
— 1 night
5
Torrey
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
7
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
9
Page
— 1 night
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley Junction
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
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Beatty
— 1 night
14
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
15
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
18
Cambria
— 1 night
19
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Anaheim
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— Few hours
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Natchez
— 1 night
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Vicksburg
— Few hours
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Clarksdale
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 4 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 1 night

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of South Dakota State Railroad Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Black Hills, learn about winemaking at Twisted Pine Winery, then look for gifts at Granite Sports, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Keystone trip itinerary maker.

Dallas to Keystone is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in September, expect Keystone to be cooler, temps between 25°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Hill City, Custer, South Dakota
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
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Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Black Hills ©
Black Hills
South Dakota State Railroad Museum ©
South Dakota State Railroad Museum

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stop by Las Vegas North Premium Outlets.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning app.

Getting from Keystone to Las Vegas by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 39°C and lows are around 25°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Springdale.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets

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Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Watchman Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Springdale travel route planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Springdale by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. Traveling from Las Vegas to Springdale, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Springdale are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are much colder (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Springdale

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Zion National Park
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon

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Bryce

Bryce ©
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, and finally look for gifts at Ruby's Inn.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bryce itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Springdale to Bryce in 2 hours. In September, Bryce is a bit cooler than Springdale - with highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Ruby's Inn
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Fruita Schoolhouse, explore the striking landscape at Water Pocket Fold, steep yourself in history at Behunin Cabin, then hike along Sunset Point Trail, and finally hike along Chimney Rock Trail.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Torrey vacation website.

You can drive from Bryce to Torrey in 2 hours. September in Torrey sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Water Pocket Fold ©
Water Pocket Fold
Behunin Cabin ©
Behunin Cabin
Fruita Schoolhouse ©
Fruita Schoolhouse

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Lions Park. Head to Bret Edge Photography Gallery and Gallery Moab LCAfor some retail therapy. Go for a jaunt from Moab to Arches National Park to see Windows about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Double Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moab Brand Trails, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, and stop by The T Shirt Shop.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Torrey to Moab in 3 hours. Traveling from Torrey in September, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Lions Park ©
Lions Park

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): make a trip to Far View Sites, delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, take in the dramatic natural features at Square Tower House, examine the collection at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spruce Canyon Trail, and finally make a trip to Park Point.

Start your trip to Mesa Verde National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Moab to Mesa Verde National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in September, Mesa Verde National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Square Tower House ©
Square Tower House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House
Far View Sites ©
Far View Sites

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, walk around Sandstone Tours, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Monument Valley when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in September, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 24th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Powell Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Page trip maker app.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Page, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Powell Museum ©
Powell Museum
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon

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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 25th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, take some stellar pictures from Shoshone Point, then don't miss a visit to Moran Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and finally get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in September, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley Junction.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Moran Point ©
Moran Point

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Death Valley Junction

Death Valley Junction
Death Valley Junction is a tiny Mojave Desert community in unincorporated community Inyo County, California, at the intersection of SR 190 and SR 127, just east of Death Valley National Park. On the 27th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley Junction trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley Junction takes 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley Junction is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Death Valley Junction at 38°C and lows at 20°C. You will leave for Death Valley National Park on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Death Valley Junction

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works and then take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Death Valley Junction to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Death Valley National Park, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Beatty.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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Beatty

Beatty
Beatty is an unincorporated town along the Amargosa River in Nye County in the U.S. Discover how to plan a Beatty trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Beatty takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will leave for Mammoth Lakes on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Beatty

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 29th (Tue), look for gifts at Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes, trek along Mammoth Crest Trail, then hike along Earthquake Fault, then tee off at Sierra Star Golf Club, and finally identify plant and animal life at McGee Creek.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Beatty to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Beatty, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Mammoth Lakes, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes ©
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes
Earthquake Fault ©
Earthquake Fault
Sierra Star Golf Club ©
Sierra Star Golf Club

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Visiting Glacier Point and El Capitan will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yosemite Falls and Vernal Fall. There's lots more to do: hike along Panorama Trail, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and get great views at Valley View.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Cable Car Museum and Legion of Honor capture your imagination. Visiting Lands End and Fort Funston National Park will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, and stroll through Marshall’s Beach.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum
Lands End ©
Lands End

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral, kick back and relax at Breakwater, enjoy the sand and surf at McAbee Beach, then pause for some photo ops at The Cannery Row Monument, then learn about winemaking at A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey itinerary builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Breakwater ©
Breakwater
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro ©

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas, do a tasting at Moonstone Cellars, then view the masterpieces at Artifacts Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Ephraim Pottery West Gallery, and finally admire the majestic nature at Leffingwell Landing.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cambria road trip planner.

Drive from Monterey to Cambria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. When traveling from Monterey in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Cambria, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Piedras Blancas
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Leffingwell Landing ©
Leffingwell Landing
Moonstone Cellars ©
Moonstone Cellars

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Casa del Herrero, admire the masterpieces at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic La Arcada Courtyard, then look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Family Preserve, then examine the collection at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cambria to Santa Barbara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Traveling from Cambria in October, expect nights in Santa Barbara to be a bit warmer, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Barbara Museum of Art ©
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Casa del Herrero ©
Casa del Herrero
Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room ©
Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Santa Monica State Beach and Zuma Beach. Popular historic sites such as The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Santa Monica Pier are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: El Matador State Beach (in Malibu) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica, Pasadena, The Americana at Brand, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): catch some excitement at Indiana Jones Adventure, then catch some excitement at Pirates of the Caribbean, and then experience the excitement of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim holiday planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Anaheim by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Indiana Jones Adventure ©
Indiana Jones Adventure
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad ©
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
Pirates of the Caribbean ©
Pirates of the Caribbean

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. Get in touch with nature at Coronado Beach and South Carlsbad State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Moonlight State Beach (in Encinitas) and Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Pacific Beach, stroll through Mission Beach Park, walk around La Jolla Cove, and browse the different shops at Fashion Valley.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Getting from Anaheim to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Anaheim, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Moonlight State Beach, Coronado Beach, Del Mar City Beach, South Carlsbad State Beach
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Pacific Beach ©
Pacific Beach

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shelby American Inc and The LINQ Promenade. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson). Explore Las Vegas further: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have fun at Gun Garage, examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, and get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation planner.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Clark County Heritage Museum, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, get lost in a book at The Morgan Library & Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New York City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, take a stroll through Independence Mall, then contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, and finally admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at City Hall Visitor Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fireman's Hall, contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then get engrossed in the history at National Liberty Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Independence Mall ©
Independence Mall
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of African American History and Culture and National Portrait Gallery. Let the collections at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Smithsonian Institution Building, explore the world behind art at Renwick Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and view the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip maker site.

You can fly from Washington DC to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in October, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Natchez.

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Museums · Fun & Games
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Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

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Natchez

Natchez
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Stratton Chapel Gallery.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Natchez driving holiday planner.

You can drive from New Orleans to Natchez in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: highs in Natchez hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Vicksburg.

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Trinity.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vicksburg day trip website.

Getting from Natchez to Vicksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Clarksdale.

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The Church of the Holy Trinity ©
The Church of the Holy Trinity

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Rock & Blues Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, and then get engrossed in the history at Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Clarksdale tour planner.

Getting from Vicksburg to Clarksdale by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Vicksburg in November, you will find days in Clarksdale are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums · Shopping

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Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
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The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center ©
Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery ©
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
You'll explore and learn at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Graceland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Southland Park Gaming and Racing. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and explore the galleries of The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Clarksdale to Memphis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Southland Park Gaming and Racing
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

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Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nashville road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. November in Nashville sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. You will leave for Birmingham on the 8th (Sun).

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Nightlife · Tours · Parks
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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Civil Rights District.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Birmingham online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Birmingham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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New Orleans

New Orleans
To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Birmingham in November since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 19°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Tue).

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