20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip maker

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Charlotte
— 1 day
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Miramar Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pensacola
— 4 nights
Drive
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly
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Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 3 nights
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Charlotte

— 1 day

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Foundation For The Carolinas, take a stroll through SouthPark, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Charlotte travel route builder tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Charlotte. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in January, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Charlotte

Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Neighborhoods

Panama City Beach

— 2 nights

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (LCMS), then kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park, then learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and finally cool off at Panama City Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Paul Brent Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Panama City CENTER for the ARTS, don't miss a visit to SkyWheel Panama City Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, then take in the exciting artwork at The Blue Giraffe, and finally browse the fresh offerings at 30A Farmers Market.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach journey app.

You can fly from Charlotte to Panama City Beach in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Charlotte in January, with highs in Panama City Beach at 63°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Miramar Beach.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Shopping · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Miramar Beach

— 2 nights
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Eden Gardens State Park, kick back and relax at Grayton Beach State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Rosa Beach. Keep things going the next day: indulge your taste buds at Emerald Coast Wine Cellars, take in the exciting artwork at The Workshop by Ginger Leigh Designs, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Studio Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Modus Photography.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Miramar Beach vacation planner.

Drive from Panama City Beach to Miramar Beach in an hour. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Miramar Beach are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pensacola.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Pensacola

— 4 nights

Western Gate to the Sunshine State

Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Naval Aviation Museum and Quayside. Relax by the water at Gulf Islands National Seashore and Pensacola Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Malbis Memorial Church (in Malbis), Navarre Beach (in Navarre) and Mobile (Richards DAR House Museum & Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Pensacola Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at St. Michael's Cemetery, sample the fine beverages at Rollins Distillery, and look for gifts at Blue Morning Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Pensacola online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Miramar Beach to Pensacola takes 1.5 hours. In February in Pensacola, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Pensacola

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Birmingham

— 2 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): shop like a local with The Market at Pepper Place, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rotary Trail, then get to know the fascinating history of 3rd Street Promenade, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Bernard Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, then sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Birmingham visit planner.

Getting from Pensacola to Birmingham by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Pensacola in February, with highs in Birmingham at 59°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park, then admire the masterpieces at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then take in nature's colorful creations at Swan House, and then look for gifts at Buford Highway Farmers Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta holiday app.

Getting from Birmingham to Atlanta by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Birmingham to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Charleston

— 4 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Aiken-Rhett House and Nathaniel Russell House. Head to Charleston City Market and Principle Gallery Charlestonfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, get a new perspective on nature at The Charleston Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to Charleston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in February, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hilton Head

— 3 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church and Beaufort National Cemetery. Get some cultural insight at The Church of the Cross and The Silver Garden Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Beaufort (The Point & St. Helena's Anglican Church). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Nash Gallery, shop like a local with Maye River Gallery, take a stroll through Old Town Bluffton, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head itinerary planner.

Getting from Charleston to Hilton Head by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Destin travel guide

3.9
Parasailing & Paragliding · Water Sports · Fishing Charters & Tours
World's Luckiest Fishing Village
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations. The city originated as a small fishing village, but today tourists from all over the world flock here to enjoy itineraries filled with dolphin cruises, snorkeling, and superb sailing. The city boasts a lively nightlife scene, and when the sun sets, beachfront bars and seafood restaurants are abuzz with activity. The sand of Destin's idyllic beaches is considered to be some of the whitest in the world; made up of finely ground quartz crystal, it resembles sugar.