51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Boston
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Edgartown
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New York City
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Washington DC
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New York City
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Southampton
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New York City
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Key West
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Miami
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Savannah
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Denver
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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Denver
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Santa Fe
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Flagstaff
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Flagstaff
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Anaheim
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Los Angeles
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Carmel
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
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Yosemite National Park
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San Francisco
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Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 26th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Bunker Hill Monument, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally stroll around Boston Common. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, then get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Boston online vacation planner.

Malaga, Spain to Boston is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Malaga to Boston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Malaga in October, expect Boston to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Edgartown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:

Edgartown

— 3 nights
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Trinity Park Tabernacle. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA), don't miss a visit to Flying Horses Carousel, then stroll around Ocean Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mytoi.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Edgartown trip builder.

Fly from Boston to Edgartown in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Edgartown, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:

New York City

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, then admire the striking features of Chrysler Building, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and then go for a walk through The High Line.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planner.

You can fly from Edgartown to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Edgartown in October since evenings lows in New York City dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:

Washington DC

— 1 day
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 2nd (Wed), ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning tool.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Washington DC are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

New York City

— 1 night

Big Apple

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City online vacation planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Southampton.

Things to do in New York City

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip

Southampton

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Southampton trip planner.

You can drive from New York City to Southampton in 2 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Southampton, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 5°C. You will leave for New York City on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Southampton

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

On the 4th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Southampton to New York City takes 2 hours. When traveling from Southampton in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can fly to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:

Key West

— 3 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.
Key West is known for museums, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Duval Street, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Key West takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in November; daily highs in Key West reach 32°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:

Miami

— 2 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): make a trip to Wynwood Walls and then buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Lummus Park Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally stop by Espanola Way.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Miami trip website.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Miami takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Miami are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to fly to Savannah.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, then walk around Forsyth Park, and then make a trip to Historic River Street. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Savannah trip site.

You can fly from Miami to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Miami in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Savannah: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Denver.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:

Denver

— 1 night

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 12th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then sample the fine beverages at Laws Whiskey House.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Denver trip planner.

Getting from Savannah to Denver by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Savannah in November, plan for little chillier days in Denver, with highs around 14°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:

Rocky Mountain National Park

— 1 day
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the activities along Sprague Lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park itinerary planner.

Drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Rocky Mountain National Park are 16°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:

Denver

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

On the 14th (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo and then look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Denver online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to fly to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:

Santa Fe

— 3 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Santa Fe is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and look for gifts at Keshi.

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

Getting from Denver to Santa Fe by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Santa Fe are 14°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:

Flagstaff

— 1 night

City of Seven Wonders

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.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip maker website.

Drive from Santa Fe to Flagstaff in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Flagstaff are 13°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 19:

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 day
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stop by Lookout Studio, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

You can plan Grand Canyon National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:

Flagstaff

— 1 night

City of Seven Wonders

On the 20th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Walnut Canyon National Monument.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Anaheim.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

Anaheim

— 3 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): let little ones run wild at Tarzan's Treehouse, discover the magic at Downtown Disney District, and then find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim holiday builder.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Anaheim in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Anaheim is minus 1 hour. In November, Anaheim is much hotter than Flagstaff - with highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Third Street Promenade, &more). Pack the 23rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles driving holiday website.

You can drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Carmel.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 28:

Carmel

— 3 nights
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Carmel is known for nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, do a tasting at Wrath Tasting Room- Carmel, and enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Carmel trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Carmel by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Carmel reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 1:

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at California Academy of Sciences, then tee off at Lincoln Park, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument, and finally wander the streets of Nob Hill.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Carmel to San Francisco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In December in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Wineries · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:

South Lake Tahoe

— 1 day
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 3rd (Sat), try to win big at Harveys Casino and then contemplate the long history of Vikingsholm.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe day trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 8°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip tool.

You can fly from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in December, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are warmer (8°C). You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:

Yosemite National Park

— 1 day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Half Dome.

You can plan Yosemite National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then go for a walk through Lombard Street, and finally steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Union Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online attractions planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:

Honolulu

— 5 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, stroll through Waikiki Beach, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To plan Honolulu vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in December, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 7 — 12:

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.

Hamptons travel guide

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Lighthouses · Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching
A historical summer retreat, the Hamptons is one of the United States' most expensive residential areas. The series of hamlets and villages in Southampton is known for its isolated charm and luxury. The small villages swell in population during the summer, as New York City's most recognizable residents escape here to frequent restaurants, retail outlets, and the colorful art community. Secluded mansions are interspersed with golf courses and tennis clubs, where socialites gather during daylight hours.

Florida Keys travel guide

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An archipelago of about 1,700 islands extending in a gentle arc south and southwest of Florida's mainland, the Florida Keys divide the Atlantic from the Gulf of Mexico. Many visitors on vacation come to scuba dive in the coral reefs, fossilized and exposed as sea levels declined over thousands of years. In addition to being one of the world's top diving and fishing spots, the Keys feature hundreds of shops, restaurants, bars, and various tourist attractions, most of them crowded all year long with visitors on vacation. To soak up the Keys' atmosphere and discover writer Ernest Hemingway's former haunts, drive from one island to the other all the way to Key West, located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba.