50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

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
Drive:  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
26
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
27
Vacherie
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h
28
Miami
— 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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen trip itinerary maker .

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 slightly colder evenings in Watkins Glen when traveling from New York City in April, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
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): don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Millennium Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chicago road trip planning app .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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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.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Badlands National Park online holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Badlands National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) 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. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling 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:
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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 see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning site .

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. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Badlands National Park in May, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 13°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can 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): take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, Glacier National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Colfax.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature
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. Kick 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 find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Colfax visit planner .

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Colfax in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for Yachats.

Things to do in Colfax

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yachats trip maker site .

You can drive from Colfax to Yachats in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Colfax, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Yachats, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Newport's Historic Bayfront, Multnomah Falls
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
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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. You've now added Kalapaki Beach to your itinerary. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Wailua Falls, then admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls, then browse the fresh offerings at Coconut Marketplace, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapaki Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lihue trip itinerary maker website .

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 (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yachats in May: high temperatures in Lihue hover around 32°C and lows are around 25°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Kalaheo.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kapaa, Kauai
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. On the 14th (Thu), hike along Poipu Coast Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Old Koloa Town, and then kick back and relax at Salt Pond Beach Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kalaheo sightseeing planner.

Kalaheo is very close to Lihue. In May, daily temperatures in Kalaheo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Wainiha.

Things to do in Kalaheo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Salt Pond Beach Park, Poipu Coast Trail, Old Koloa Town
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Wainiha

Wainiha ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then kick back and relax at Hanalei Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Wainiha trip 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 up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Wainiha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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. Do your shopping at Montana Avenue and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Wainiha to Los Angeles with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Wainiha to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In May, Los Angeles is slightly colder 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 Shopping Neighborhoods

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.
You've now added Disney California Adventure Park to your itinerary. On the 20th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach and then get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

Plan trip to Anaheim with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. May in Anaheim sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For photos and other tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday planner .

Fly from Anaheim to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Anaheim in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Truckee.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
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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): hit the slopes at Northstar California, don't miss a visit to Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, and then wander the streets of Historic Downtown Truckee. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Foresthill Divide and then play a few rounds at Coyote Moon Golf Course.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Truckee online day trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Truckee by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: highs in Truckee hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 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
Coyote Moon Golf Course ©
Coyote Moon Golf Course
Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge ©

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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): identify plant and animal life at Tahoe City Field Station and then stroll through Sand Harbor.

Plan a trip to Kings Beach easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Kings Beach is just a stone's throw from Truckee. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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:

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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), contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Kings Beach to Death Valley National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston) and Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve (in Henderson). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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The Strip ©
The Strip
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.
Angel's Landing has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then hike along Angel's Landing.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Zion National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 5°C. 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 Parks Scenic Drive
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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.
Little Colorado River Gorge has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at The Trail of Time, then enjoy breathtaking views from Little Colorado River Gorge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and finally stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip app .

Getting from Big Water to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Big Water in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Little Colorado River Gorge ©
Little Colorado River Gorge

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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.
You've now added Antelope Canyon 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 explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Page online route planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Page to be much warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Big Water.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks
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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. Paria Canyon Wilderness Area has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Old Paria, explore the striking landscape at Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Big Water road trip planning website .

Big Water is just a short distance from Page. June in Big Water sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Big Water

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Paria
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
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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): explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Big Water to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. While traveling from Big Water, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 6°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dripping Springs.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
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. Hamilton Pool Preserve has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Thu), stroll through Jacob's Well Natural Area, experience rural life at Texas Hill Country Olive Company, and then identify plant and animal life at Hamilton Pool Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Texcetera, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then do a tasting at Hahne Estates Winery, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Pedernales Falls State Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dripping Springs sightseeing website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Dripping Springs. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Dripping Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in June: highs in Dripping Springs hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough 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:
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Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve
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.
For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Dripping Springs to Austin in an hour. In June in Austin, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, then take a stroll through The Strand, and then play a few rounds at Hermann Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo, then get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Houston day trip planning app .

You can drive from Austin to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Houston are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Vacherie.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Galveston
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:
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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oak Alley Plantation. On the 8th (Mon), make a trip to Evergreen Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then steep yourself in history at Oak Alley Plantation.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vacherie tour itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Houston to Vacherie in 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough 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

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Lincoln Road and Bayside Marketplace. Art Deco Historic District and Barnacle State Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Key Largo), Everglades National Park (Anhinga Trail & Shark Valley Visitor Center) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Islamorada). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

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Traveling by flight from Vacherie to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. In June, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charleston.

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Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Fishing Charters & Tours, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Charleston Harbor Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, view the masterpieces at One Of A Kind, then don't miss a visit to Charleston City Market, and finally deepen your understanding of the past and present with Charleston Harbor Tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Miami to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Charleston are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
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Charleston City Market
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One Of A Kind

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You've now added Blue ridge Parkway Visitor Center to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a stroll through River Arts District, then get answers to all your questions at Blue ridge Parkway Visitor Center, and then take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): savor the flavors at Biltmore, shop like a local with St.Claire Art, and then explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum.

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Traveling by car from Charleston to Asheville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Charleston in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Asheville, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Wineries Historic Sites
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
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The North Carolina Arboretum
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Blue ridge Parkway Visitor Center

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