12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 1 day
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Herndon
— 1 night
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Blowing Rock
— 1 night
5
Greenville
— 1 night
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Tampa
— 1 night
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Waco
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): hit the best photo ops around with Nashville Food Adventures and then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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

Denver to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver to Nashville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Nashville is a bit warmer than Denver - with highs of 53°F and lows of 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Highlights from your plan
Nashville Food Adventures ©
Nashville Food Adventures
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC travel planner.

Fly from Nashville to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Herndon.

Things to do in Washington DC

Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

1
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Herndon

Herndon ©
Herndon is a town in Fairfax County, Virginia, in the Washington, D.C. On the 23rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, admire the natural beauty at Meadowlark Botanical Garden, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Herndon.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Herndon itinerary planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Herndon in an hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Washington DC in December since evenings lows in Herndon dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Herndon

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Escape Room Herndon ©
Escape Room Herndon
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Meadowlark Botanical Garden ©
Meadowlark Botanical Garden

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night
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. On the 24th (Thu), see Appalachians Outdoor Adventures and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Blowing Rock day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Herndon to Blowing Rock with the Route module. In December, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Greenville.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Appalachians Outdoor Adventures ©
Appalachians Outdoor Adventures

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Greenville

Greenville ©

Textile Center of the World

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the views from Liberty Bridge, walk around Falls Park on the Reedy, then take a stroll through West End, and finally sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Greenville visit planner.

You can drive from Blowing Rock to Greenville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Blowing Rock in December, with highs in Greenville at 57°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Dark Corner Distillery ©
Dark Corner Distillery
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
West End ©
West End

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night
Tampa

Tampa ©

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tampa trip builder app.

Getting from Greenville to Tampa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Greenville in December, expect nights in Tampa to be somewhat warmer, around 61°F, while days are much hotter, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and make a trip to French Quarter.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read New Orleans vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Tampa to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tampa to New Orleans. Expect colder weather when traveling from Tampa in December: highs in New Orleans hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Waco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

1
night
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Branding the Brazos Sculpture, take a pleasant ride with Brazos Bluffs Stables, take in the architecture and design of Baylor University, then test your problem-solving skills at Waco Escape Rooms, and finally enjoy some diversion at H5 Tactical.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Waco day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Waco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 39°F in Waco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Waco

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
H5 Tactical ©
H5 Tactical
Waco Escape Rooms ©
Waco Escape Rooms
Baylor University ©
Baylor University

1
night
Denver

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 31st (Thu), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip planning app.

You can fly from Waco to Denver in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Waco to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Waco in December, you will find days in Denver are a bit cooler (43°F), and nights are cooler (19°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Tours · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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