31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Page
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Columbus
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Richmond International Airport, Drive to Amelia Court House
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Amelia Court House
— 1 night
Drive to Richmond International Airport, Fly to Key West
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

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 Corona Arch and Off-Road Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky & Mesa Arch) and Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park). It doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park and don't miss a visit to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab road trip planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Moab is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Moab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in May, expect nights in Moab to be slightly colder, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 4:

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Page trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Moab to Page takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Moab in May since evenings lows in Page dip to 15°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite Falls and Vernal Fall. On the 8th (Sun), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, hike along May Lake Trailhead, and take in the dramatic scenery at Wapama Falls.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Page to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Page to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Page in May: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 6 — 10:

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stroll through Lands End, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

Seattle

— 4 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seattle Public Library and The Museum of Flight. And it doesn't end there: walk around Kerry Park, admire the local landmark of Seattle Center, stroll through Washington Park Arboretum, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Seattle sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Explore hidden gems such as Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and S Rim Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fountain Paint Pot, explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs, and identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning website.

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in May, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 13°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -3°C. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to Columbus.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:

Columbus

— 2 nights

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll around Schiller Park, then examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Whetstone Park / Park of Roses. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then stroll around Rising Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Columbus trip builder site.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Columbus in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May: high temperatures in Columbus hover around 27°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 22:

New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Met Cloisters and Greenwich Village. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and stroll through Washington Square Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City trip maker.

Fly from Columbus to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Columbus, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Amelia Court House.

Things to do in New York City

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 22 — 26:

Amelia Court House

— 1 night
Amelia Court House is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Amelia County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): go deep underground at Morefield Mine.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amelia Court House online trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from New York City to Amelia Court House. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Amelia Court House to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Key West.
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

Key West

— 4 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Step off the beaten path and head to Key West Garden Club and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Explore Key West's surroundings by going to Marathon (Crane Point Museum & Nature Center & Old Seven Mile Bridge) and Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Key West trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amelia Court House to Key West. When traveling from Amelia Court House in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Key West: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Key West

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 27 — 31:

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.