15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Rocky Mount
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: San Diego

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Diego visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to San Diego. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in December, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Disney California Adventure Park
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

1
night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Martin and then contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, then examine the collection at Whitney Plantation, and then admire the natural beauty at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Baton Rouge takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Baton Rouge. Traveling from San Diego in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 46°F in Baton Rouge. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lake Martin, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Oak Alley Plantation, Whitney Plantation, Nottoway Plantation
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Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

2
nights
Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the galleries of Center for Civil and Human Rights, and then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Atlanta trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Baton Rouge to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Baton Rouge to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Baton Rouge in December, expect nights in Atlanta to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are little chillier, around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step out of Charleston to go to Awendaw and see The Center for Birds of Prey, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, don't miss a visit to Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3, take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and expand your understanding of the military at Fort Sumter National Monument.

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Fly from Atlanta to Charleston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Charleston are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Rocky Mount.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

H. L. Hunley, The Center for Birds of Prey
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

1
night
Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount ©
Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. On the 28th (Sat), examine the collection at Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center, get into the urban bustle at The Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Koi Pond Brewing Company.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rocky Mount tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Charleston to Rocky Mount by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Charleston in December, with highs in Rocky Mount at 56°F and lows at 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Rocky Mount

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Museums
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2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 29th (Sun), look for gifts at Jim Reed Books, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park. On your second day here, walk around Palisades Park, grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Birmingham trip itinerary planning website .

Explore your travel options from Rocky Mount to Birmingham with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In December in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Palisades Park, Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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