13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Bus:  8 h 45 min
1
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  6 h
3
Greensboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Durham
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Seattle

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Birmingham is known for museums, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, parks, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church, don't miss a visit to Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, and meet the residents at McWane Science Center.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham trip maker app .

Seattle to Birmingham is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in August: high temperatures in Birmingham hover around 89°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
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 24th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nashville travel route planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Greensboro.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

2
nights
Greensboro

Greensboro ©
Greensboro is a city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to North Carolina Zoo (in Asheboro) and Old Salem Museums & Gardens (in Winston Salem). There's much more to do: engage your brain at Greensboro Science Center, admire the landmark architecture of J. Douglas Galyon Depot, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and steep yourself in history at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Greensboro online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Nashville to Greensboro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Greensboro is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Greensboro can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Durham.

Things to do in Greensboro

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

North Carolina Zoo, Old Salem Museums & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
North Carolina Zoo ©
North Carolina Zoo
Greensboro Science Center ©
Greensboro Science Center

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Durham Distillery. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Durham holiday planner.

Getting from Greensboro to Durham by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Durham, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Durham

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Raleigh
Highlights from your plan
Urban Axes Durham ©
Urban Axes Durham
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens

2
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Indianapolis Zoo, examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Ragnarok Axe Throwing. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, don't miss a visit to Central Canal, and then try your luck at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Indianapolis visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Durham to Indianapolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. August in Indianapolis sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
Room Escape Games
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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