19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Oklahoma City
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Tybee Island
— 1 night
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Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
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Saint Simons Island
— 1 night
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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Hot Springs
— 2 nights

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Charles B. Hall Airpark, then get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, then take a stroll through Bricktown, and finally don't miss a visit to Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Myriad Botanical Gardens, get engrossed in the history at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, and then engage your brain at Science Museum Oklahoma.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Oklahoma City trip itinerary planning website.

Los Angeles to Oklahoma City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Oklahoma City is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Oklahoma City when traveling from Los Angeles in April, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, take a memorable drive along Newfound Gap Road, appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, then identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, and finally trek along Gatlinburg Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, then hike along Alum Cave Trail, and finally stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park day trip website.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Oklahoma City to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Must see
Newfound Gap Road
4.8
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Roaring Fork
4.8
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Must see
Mount LeConte
4.9

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Savannah

Savannah ©

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 16th (Fri): learn about all things military at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, take an unorthodox tour of Olde Pink House, then contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Georgia State Railroad Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church, examine the collection at American Prohibition Museum, admire the majestic nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, then learn about all things military at Old Fort Jackson, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Savannah trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Savannah in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Savannah, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Tybee Island

Tybee Island
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then pause for some photo ops at Fort Pulaski National Monument, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tybee Island trip planner.

Tybee Island is just a short distance from Savannah. In April, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
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Beach
North Beach
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.7

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Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
On the 19th (Mon), stroll through Driftwood Beach, steep yourself in history at Horton House, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally take a stroll through Jekyll Island Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm, take an in-depth tour of Mosaic, Jekyll Island Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Jekyll Island Trail System.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jekyll Island trip maker website.

Drive from Tybee Island to Jekyll Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Jekyll Island, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Saint Simons Island

Saint Simons Island ©
St. On the 21st (Wed), step off the mainland to explore St. Simons Island, examine the collection at St. Simons Lighthouse Museum, then steep yourself in history at Fort Frederica National Monument, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saint Simons Island online tour builder.

Getting from Jekyll Island to Saint Simons Island by car takes about an hour. April in Saint Simons Island sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Religious Site
Christ Church
4.8

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Equal Justice Initiative, contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of First White House of the Confederacy, get engrossed in the history at Civil Rights Memorial Center, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then get a sense of history and politics at Alabama State Capitol, and finally identify plant and animal life at Autauga Creek Canoe Trail.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Montgomery trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint Simons Island to Montgomery takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saint Simons Island to Montgomery. Traveling from Saint Simons Island in April, Montgomery is a bit cooler at night with lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail, see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center.

Discover how to plan a Birmingham trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Birmingham are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
On the 25th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, then browse the exhibits of Carnton, then browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then take in the history at Carter House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip tool.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Nashville sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

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Must see
Lane Motor Museum
4.8
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Carnton
4.6
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Carter House
4.7

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Memphis

Memphis ©

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, then don't miss a visit to Graceland, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and finally explore the galleries of Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Memphis trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. April in Memphis sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Promenade, contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bathhouse Row, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel, and finally admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Hot Springs National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hot Springs day trip site.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Hot Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Fordyce Bathhouse
4.7
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Must see
Anthony Chapel
4.8

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