45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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45 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fresno
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
1
Henderson
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
+3
Shuttle + Fly + Bus + Train:  9 h 45 min
3
Slidell
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Clemmons
— 11 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
6
Cumberland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Old Saybrook
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Pittsfield
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
10
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 15 min
11
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  10 h 15 min
13
Burney
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
End: Fresno

2
nights
Henderson

Henderson ©
Ranked the second safest city in the United States by Forbes magazine, Henderson is second only to Las Vegas among Nevada's largest cities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Henderson: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, get outside with Green Valley Range, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and take an in-depth tour of Clark County Heritage Museum.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Henderson vacation planner.

Fresno to Henderson is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Fresno in June, with highs in Henderson at 102°F and lows at 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Henderson

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boulder City, Valley of Fire State Park, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
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Green Valley Range ©
Green Valley Range
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look and learn at Lowell Observatory, then take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and then contemplate the geological forces at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. On your second day here, stroll through Wupatki National Monument and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mother Road Brewing Company.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff road trip planner.

Getting from Henderson to Flagstaff by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Henderson to Flagstaff is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Henderson in June; daily highs in Flagstaff reach 82°F and lows reach 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Slidell.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
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Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument

5
nights
Slidell

Slidell is the largest city situated on the northeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain and St. Explore Slidell's surroundings by going to Biloxi (Beau Rivage Casino, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, &more), Gulfport (Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, World's "Largest Rocker", &more) and Bay Saint Louis (Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church & Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the landscape on two wheels at Tammany Trace, explore the world behind art at Walter Anderson Museum of Art, and make a trip to Friendship Oak.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Slidell trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Flagstaff to Slidell in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Slidell is 1 hour. While traveling from Flagstaff, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Slidell, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Slidell

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Biloxi, Gulfport, Bay Saint Louis, Friendship Oak, Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 17th (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Old St. Andrew's Parish Church, then admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and then look for gifts at The Hidden Countship. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers, then browse the exhibits of Fort Sumter National Monument, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Charleston day trip planning app.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Slidell to Charleston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Slidell to Charleston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Charleston are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Clemmons.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

11
nights
Clemmons

Clemmons
Clemmons is a village in Forsyth County, North Carolina and a suburb of Winston-Salem. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Clemmons: Spencer (Museum of Dolls, Toys and Miniatures & North Carolina Transportation Museum), Morgan Ridge Vineyards (in Gold Hill) and Salisbury (Dan Nicholas Park, Salisbury National Cemetery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Stone Mountain State Park, do a tasting at Menarick Vineyard & Winery, take an in-depth tour of Wilkes Heritage Museum, and contemplate the long history of Horne Creek Living Historical Farm.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Clemmons online day trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to Clemmons by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Clemmons when traveling from Charleston in June, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cumberland.

Things to do in Clemmons

Wineries Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Lexington, Salisbury, Ronda, Hamptonville, Elkin
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery
Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery
Stone Mountain State Park ©
Stone Mountain State Park
Menarick Vineyard & Winery ©
Menarick Vineyard & Winery

2
nights
Cumberland

Cumberland ©
Cumberland, officially the City of Cumberland, is a western gateway city and seat of Allegany County, Maryland, United States and the primary city of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. On the 1st (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Berkeley Springs State Park, learn about winemaking at Charis Winery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Allegheny Passage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Rocky Gap State Park, see the interesting displays at Allegany Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Paw Paw Tunnel.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cumberland road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Clemmons to Cumberland takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Clemmons in June, plan for little chillier nights in Cumberland, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Cumberland

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Berkeley Springs State Park
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Gap State Park ©
Rocky Gap State Park
Charis Winery ©
Charis Winery
Paw Paw Tunnel ©
Paw Paw Tunnel

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Washington DC trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Cumberland to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cumberland in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Old Saybrook.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

3
nights
Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook ©
Old Saybrook is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Explore Old Saybrook's surroundings by going to Groton (USS Nautilus & The Submarine Force Museum), Slater Memorial Museum (in Norwich) and Elm Grove Cemetery (in Mystic). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Gillette Castle State Park, stop by Fromage Fine Foods & Coffees, don't miss a visit to Main Street Park, Essex Village, and get engrossed in the history at Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Old Saybrook day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to Old Saybrook. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect Old Saybrook to be a bit cooler, temps between 81°F and 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pittsfield.

Things to do in Old Saybrook

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Groton, Slater Memorial Museum, Gillette Castle State Park, Main Street Park, Essex Village, Fort Trumbull State Park
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum
USS Nautilus ©
USS Nautilus

3
nights
Pittsfield

Pittsfield ©
Pittsfield is the largest city and the county seat of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Pittsfield side-trips: Williamstown (Williams College Museum of Art & The Clark Art Institute). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Norman Rockwell Museum, see the interesting displays at Berkshire Museum, steep yourself in history at Hancock Shaker Village, and explore the activities along Lake Onota.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pittsfield trip planner.

You can drive from Old Saybrook to Pittsfield in 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Old Saybrook in July since evenings lows in Pittsfield dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Pittsfield

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Williamstown, Norman Rockwell Museum, Ozzie's Glass Gallery, Concepts of Art Lenox Judaica
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Hancock Shaker Village ©
Hancock Shaker Village
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Niagara, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures.

To find out how to plan a trip to Niagara Falls, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pittsfield to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Billings.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, Niagara Jet Adventures
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
night
Billings

Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Scheels, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Rimrocks.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Billings attractions planning website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Billings in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Niagara Falls to Billings due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Niagara Falls, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Billings, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:
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Horseback Riding Tours
Scheels ©
Scheels

3
nights
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, make a trip to Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Billings to Yellowstone National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Billings in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are cooler (39°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Burney.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Burney

Burney ©
Burney is an unincorporated town and census-designated place (CDP) in Shasta County, California, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Burney: Hat Creek Rim Overlook (in Old Station) and Lassen Volcanic National Park (Manzanita Lake, Sulphur Works, &more). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park and view the masterpieces at Large Junk Art Sculptures.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Burney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Burney takes 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Burney. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Burney hover around 101°F and lows are around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Burney

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lassen Volcanic National Park, Hat Creek Rim Overlook, Large Junk Art Sculptures
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
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Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak
Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell

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