12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Miami
1
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Savannah
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
5
Branson
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Bentonville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Miami

2
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Thalatta Estate Park (in Palmetto Bay), Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, grab your bike and head to Florida Keys Visitor Center, and see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Miami. In December, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Key Largo, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Thalatta Estate Park
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
South Beach ©
South Beach
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Savannah Historic District, admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple, then stroll around Forsyth Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Savannah vacation planner.

You can fly from Miami to Savannah in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Miami in December: highs in Savannah hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Ghost & Vampire Tours

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park, see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip builder website .

Getting from Savannah to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in December, expect Atlanta to be little chillier, temps between 59°F and 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Chastain Park ©
Chastain Park

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 30th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Graceland, steep yourself in history at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then stop by Lansky, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Memphis route maker website .

You can fly from Atlanta to Memphis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in December, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Lansky ©
Lansky

1
night
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and then cool off at Silver Dollar City.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Branson trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Memphis to Branson by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in December, things will get little chillier in Branson: highs are around 48°F and lows about 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bentonville.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church ©
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City

1
night
Bentonville

Bentonville
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Native American History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, then explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bentonville attractions planner.

You can drive from Branson to Bentonville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Bentonville are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Kansas City.

Things to do in Bentonville

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Room Escape Games, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City route planner .

You can drive from Bentonville to Kansas City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In January, daytime highs in Kansas City are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and make a trip to French Quarter.

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Traveling by flight from Kansas City to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Kansas City in January, plan for a bit warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 59°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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