46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Santa Monica
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lordsburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Roswell
— 1 night
Drive
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Midland
— 1 night
Drive
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San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Austin
— 5 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Richmond
— 2 nights
Drive
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Norfolk
Drive
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Virginia Beach
Drive
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Wilmington
— 2 nights
Drive
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Charlotte
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 1 night
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
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Santa Monica — 1 night

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll around Beverly Gardens Park, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Santa Monica online trip builder.

Adelaide, Australia to Santa Monica is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Santa Monica is minus 17.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Santa Monica. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anaheim.
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Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:

Anaheim — 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park as well as Anaheim Convention Center. On the 4th (Wed), tour or see a show at Anaheim Convention Center. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

Make your Anaheim itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Santa Monica to Anaheim by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of tram and train; or do a combination of tram and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Monica in October: highs in Anaheim hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.
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Theme Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

Las Vegas — 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with The Strip, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay.

Find out how to plan Las Vegas trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Anaheim to Las Vegas by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. You will leave for Phoenix on the 10th (Tue).
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Casinos
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:

Phoenix — 2 nights

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): savor the flavors at Lucidi Distilling Co..

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Phoenix by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Phoenix. In October, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lordsburg.
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Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:

Lordsburg — 1 night

Lordsburg is a city in and the county seat of Hidalgo County, New Mexico, United States. For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lordsburg trip site.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Lordsburg takes 4 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in October, expect nights in Lordsburg to be colder, around 8°C, while days are slightly colder, around 27°C. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to Roswell.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:

Roswell — 1 night

Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Singing Road, then admire the majestic nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park, and then look and learn at Roswell Museum. On your second day here, look for gifts at Alien Zone Area 51 and then examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Roswell planner.

Getting from Lordsburg to Roswell by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daytime highs in Roswell are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Midland.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:

Midland — 1 night

Midland is a city in and the county seat of Midland County, Texas, United States, on the Southern Plains of the state's western area. To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Midland day trip planner.

Getting from Roswell to Midland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Roswell to Midland, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Roswell in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Midland, with lows around 17°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to San Antonio.
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Nightlife · Museums · Fun & Games · Theme Parks
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San Antonio — 3 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Newsom Vineyards (in Comfort) and Fredericksburg (Lost Draw Cellars, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more). There's much more to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and contemplate the long history of The Alamo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Midland to San Antonio in 5 hours. Traveling from Midland in October, things will get somewhat warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Austin.
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Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:

Austin — 5 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your day by day itinerary now includes F1 - United States Grand Prix. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, and make a trip to Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Watching.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You will leave for New Orleans on the 23rd (Mon).
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Events · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:

New Orleans — 2 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Cabildo, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our New Orleans day trip site.

Fly from Austin to New Orleans in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Austin in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
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Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:

New York City — 5 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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from New Orleans to New York City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in October since evenings lows in New York City dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can fly to Washington DC.
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Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:

Washington DC — 2 nights

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 day by day itinerary now includes Jefferson Memorial, United States Capitol and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planning tool.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Richmond.
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Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:

Richmond — 2 nights

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and then stop by For the Love of Chocolate. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at White House of the Confederacy, then take in nature's colorful creations at Maymont, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Richmond by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. November in Richmond sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Norfolk.
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Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:

Norfolk

Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Norfolk trip maker site.

Drive from Richmond to Norfolk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Richmond in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Norfolk, with lows of 7°C. You'll set off for Virginia Beach on the 3rd (Fri).
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Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

Virginia Beach

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Co. and then kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach online visit planner.

Virginia Beach is just a short distance from Norfolk. In November, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Wilmington.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

Wilmington — 2 nights

Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Riverwalk. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, then contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Riverwalk.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wilmington trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Virginia Beach to Wilmington takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Wilmington, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Charlotte.
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Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:

Charlotte — 1 night

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte route tool.

You can fly from Wilmington to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Wilmington in November since evenings lows in Charlotte dip to 4°C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Charleston.
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Parks · Nightlife · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:

Charleston — 2 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 6th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and then look for gifts at Savannah Bee Company. Keep things going the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, and then admire the masterpieces at City Gallery at Waterfront Park.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Charleston attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to Charleston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Charleston. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Savannah.
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Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:

Savannah — 1 night

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stroll around Forsyth Park and then take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Savannah fast, fun, and easy.

Take a train from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Orlando.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:

Orlando — 4 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Walt Disney World Resort as well as Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort and make an unforgettable trip to Epcot.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planning website.

You can drive from Savannah to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In November, Orlando is somewhat warmer than Savannah - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Anaheim.
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Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:

Anaheim — 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Your day by day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park as well as Disney California Adventure Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park and then make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Anaheim takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Orlando to Anaheim. Traveling from Orlando in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Anaheim, with lows of 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:

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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Virginia travel guide

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Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.
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North Carolina travel guide

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The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.
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