50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  4 h
1
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Niagara Falls
— Few hours
Bus + Fly:  5 h
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
4
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  7 h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  8 h
6
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
7
Colfax
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h
8
Yachats
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
9
Lihue
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
10
Kalaheo
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Wainiha
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 30 min
12
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
13
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
14
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
15
Truckee
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
16
Kings Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
17
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
18
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
19
Zion National Park
— 1 night
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
20
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
21
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
22
Big Water
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
23
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
Drive:  11 h 15 min
24
Dripping Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
25
Austin
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
26
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
27
Vacherie
— 1 night
Drive:  15 h
28
Miami, Florida
— 5 nights
Drive:  10 h
29
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
30
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: New York City

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 30th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen tour planner.

New York City to Watkins Glen is an approximately 4- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Watkins Glen when traveling from New York City in April, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): walk around Millennium Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Chicago are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Badlands National Park trip planner.

Getting from Chicago to Badlands National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Badlands National Park is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in May since evenings lows in Badlands National Park dip to 6°C. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
Find places to stay May 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You've now added Grand Prismatic Spring to your itinerary.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Badlands National Park in May, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 13°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Beryl Spring ©
Beryl Spring

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

Discover how to plan a Glacier National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Glacier National Park: highs are around 22°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Colfax.
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Glacier Overlook ©
Jackson Glacier Overlook

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Colfax

Colfax ©
Colfax is the county seat of Whitman County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Steptoe Butte State Park and then admire the natural beauty at Arboretum & Botanical Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Colfax vacation maker website.

Drive from Glacier National Park to Colfax in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Colfax. May in Colfax sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Yachats.

Things to do in Colfax

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arboretum & Botanical Garden, Nez Perce National Historical Park
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Arboretum & Botanical Garden ©
Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Nez Perce National Historical Park ©
Nez Perce National Historical Park
Steptoe Butte State Park ©
Steptoe Butte State Park

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Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Multnomah Falls. On the 9th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yachats trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Colfax to Yachats. When traveling from Colfax in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Yachats: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. You will leave for Lihue on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Yachats

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Newport's Historic Bayfront, Multnomah Falls
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn

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Lihue

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalapaki Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Wailua Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Opaekaa Falls, then look for gifts at Coconut Marketplace, and finally kick back and relax at Kalapaki Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lihue vacation planning app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yachats to Lihue in 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yachats in May; daily highs in Lihue reach 32°C and lows reach 25°C. You'll set off for Kalaheo on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Kapaa
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Kalapaki Beach ©
Kalapaki Beach
Kalapaki Beach ©
Kalapaki Beach
Opaekaa Falls ©
Opaekaa Falls

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Kalaheo

Kalaheo ©
Kalāheo is an unincorporated census-designated place in Kauai County, island of Kauai, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): trek along Poipu Coast Trail, visit Old Koloa Town, and then kick back and relax at Salt Pond Beach Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kalaheo itinerary builder.

Kalaheo is just a short distance from Lihue. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Wainiha.

Things to do in Kalaheo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Old Koloa Town, Salt Pond Beach Park, Poipu Coast Trail
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Old Koloa Town ©
Old Koloa Town

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Wainiha

Wainiha ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Wainiha online journey planner.

Getting from Kalaheo to Wainiha by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Wainiha

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Hanalei Beach
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood as well as Hollywood Sign. Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Montana Avenuefor plenty of shopping. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wainiha to Los Angeles. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. In May, Los Angeles is little chillier than Wainiha - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. On the 19th (Tue), you'll travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Disney California Adventure Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stroll through Newport Beach and then make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim online road trip planner.

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In May, daytime highs in Anaheim are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Newport Beach
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
The Disney Gallery ©
The Disney Gallery

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco journey app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, San Francisco is slightly colder than Anaheim - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Truckee.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): fly down the slopes at Northstar California, then make a trip to Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, and then wander the streets of Historic Downtown Truckee. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Foresthill Divide and then tee off at Coyote Moon Golf Course.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Truckee journey maker tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to Truckee in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for slightly colder days in Truckee, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kings Beach.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Foresthill Divide
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Northstar California ©
Northstar California
Foresthill Divide ©
Foresthill Divide
Coyote Moon Golf Course ©
Coyote Moon Golf Course

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Kings Beach

Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Placer County, California, United States on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Tahoe City Field Station and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kings Beach trip planner.

Kings Beach is just a stone's throw from Truckee. In May, daily temperatures in Kings Beach can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Kings Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tahoe City Field Station, Sand Harbor
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 26th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kings Beach to Death Valley National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kings Beach in May, things will get much hotter in Death Valley National Park: highs are around 33°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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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.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston) and Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve (in Henderson). It doesn't end there: shop like a local with The Strip and pedal to the sights with Escape Adventures.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip planning tool.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Angel's Landing. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then hike along Angel's Landing.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip maker app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
Find places to stay May 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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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 31st (Sun): go for a walk through The Trail of Time and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To find maps and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by shuttle takes about 10 hours. In May, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of 23°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
Antelope Canyon has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Page driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Big Water.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

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Big Water

Big Water ©
Big Water is a town in Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Old Paria and then explore the striking landscape at Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Big Water online trip itinerary maker.

Big Water is just a short distance from Page. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Big Water

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Paria
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos ©
Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos
Old Paria ©
Old Paria

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire nature's extreme beauty at High Dune Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Big Water to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Big Water in June: highs in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Dripping Springs.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:
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High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

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Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs ©
Dripping Springs is an incorporated town in Hays County, Texas, United States, 21 miles southwest of Austin. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hamilton Pool Preserve. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): hike along Jacob's Well Natural Area, experience rural life at Texas Hill Country Olive Company, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hamilton Pool Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Texcetera, sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then do a tasting at Hahne Estates Winery, and finally admire the majestic nature at Pedernales Falls State Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dripping Springs day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Dripping Springs. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Dripping Springs. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in June, expect nights in Dripping Springs to be warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dripping Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Johnson City, Jacob's Well Natural Area, Garrison Brothers Distillery
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
Jacob's Well Natural Area ©
Jacob's Well Natural Area

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Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Austin online attractions planner.

You can drive from Dripping Springs to Austin in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nightlife Outdoors
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Houston

Houston ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, then take a stroll through The Strand, and then tee off at Hermann Park. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo, engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and then admire the sheer force of Water Wall.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Houston trip planner.

You can drive from Austin to Houston in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vacherie.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Galveston
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
The Strand ©
The Strand

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Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. You've now added Oak Alley Plantation to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Evergreen Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vacherie day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Vacherie takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Vacherie can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Evergreen Plantation
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:
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Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Evergreen Plantation ©
Evergreen Plantation

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Miami, Florida

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get outdoors at South Beach and Shark Valley Visitor Center. Do your shopping at Lincoln Road and Bayside Marketplace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Key Largo) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Islamorada). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, browse the different shops at Dolphin Mall, and explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Miami online trip planner.

Getting from Vacherie to Miami by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vacherie to Miami due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Charleston.

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South Beach
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Shark Valley Visitor Center
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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charleston Harbor Tours. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, take in the exciting artwork at One Of A Kind, then don't miss a visit to Charleston City Market, and finally categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_understanding_of_the_past_and_present_with Charleston Harbor Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Miami to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June in Charleston, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

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Fort Sumter National Monument
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Charleston City Market
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Charleston Harbor Tours

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Asheville

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Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue ridge Parkway Visitor Center. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a stroll through River Arts District, then get all the information you need at Blue ridge Parkway Visitor Center, and then view the masterpieces at Lexington Glassworks. On your second day here, indulge your taste buds at Biltmore, then get a taste of the local shopping with St.Claire Art, and then explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Asheville online route builder.

Drive from Charleston to Asheville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Charleston in June, Asheville is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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River Arts District
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Biltmore
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The North Carolina Arboretum

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