24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner
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Train to Rome, Fly to Chicago
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rockford
— 1 night
Fly
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive
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Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Drive
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Houston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive
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Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chicago
— 1 night
Fly to Rome, Train to Naples

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Chicago — 3 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry will appeal to museum buffs. Head to Wisconsin State Fair Park and Chicago Cultural Centerfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Cantigny Park (in Wheaton), Grant Park (in South Milwaukee) and Atwater Park & Beach (in Shorewood). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, cast your line with Angler Charters, explore the activities along Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, and take in the views from Michigan Avenue Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary website.

Naples, Italy to Chicago is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Naples to Chicago is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Naples in August, expect nights in Chicago to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rockford.
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Rockford — 1 night

Rockford is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Illinois, the 171st most populous city in the United States, the largest city in Illinois outside of the Chicago metropolitan area, and the city of the 148th most populous metropolitan area in the United States. On the 11th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Rock Cut State Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rockford online travel route planner.

You can drive from Chicago to Rockford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from Chicago in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rockford, with lows of 19°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Orlando.
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Orlando — 4 nights

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and St. James Catholic Cathedral. Head to Disney Springs and The Ganacheryfor plenty of shopping. Have a day of magic on the 13th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, make a splash at Discovery Cove, browse the fresh offerings at Winter Garden Farmers Market, and explore the world behind art at Museum Of Illusions Orlando.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planning app.

Fly from Rockford to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rockford to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rockford in August, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 3 nights

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 16th (Tue): take a stroll through Frenchmen Street. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, then get outside with Happiness Bayou Tours, and finally wander the streets of Garden District.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans driving holiday planner.

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Baton Rouge.
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Baton Rouge — 1 night

Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. On the 19th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Capitol Park Museum - Louisiana State Museum, contemplate the long history of Louisiana's Old State Capitol, then browse the different shops at Mall of Louisiana, then revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Gonzales, and finally identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger's Habitat.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Baton Rouge sightseeing website.

You can drive from New Orleans to Baton Rouge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Baton Rouge to be slightly colder, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Houston.
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Houston — 3 nights

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.
The Strand and The Houston Museum of Natural Science are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit The Seawall and Moody Mansion for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Houston side-trips: Galveston (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier) and Quintana Beach (in Quintana). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, stroll around Hermann Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Houston route tool.

You can fly from Baton Rouge to Houston in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Houston sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Dallas.
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Dallas — 2 nights

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): head outdoors with North Richland Hills Centre and then take a stroll through Sundance Square. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Dallas Museum of Art, then stop by Wild Bill's Western Store, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the activities along White Rock Lake Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Dallas tour planning website.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Dallas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Oklahoma City.
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Oklahoma City — 1 night

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Apple Tree Antique Gallery, walk around Hefner Lake & Park, and then take a stroll through Bricktown.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Oklahoma City trip app.

Getting from Dallas to Oklahoma City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in August, with highs in Oklahoma City at 38°C and lows at 24°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Kansas City.
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Kansas City — 1 night

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Oklahoma City to Kansas City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Saint Louis.
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Saint Louis — 2 nights

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at City Museum and then walk around Forest Park. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, then get to know the fascinating history of St. Charles Historic District, and finally identify plant and animal life at Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Saint Louis driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Kansas City to Saint Louis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Chicago.
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Chicago — 1 night

On the 29th (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago day trip tool.

Getting from Saint Louis to Chicago by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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