24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Dothan
— 1 night
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Monroeville
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Georgiana
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Selma
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Tuskegee
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Montgomery
— 3 nights
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Jackson
— 3 nights
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Natchez
— 1 day
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Vicksburg
— 2 nights
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Clarksdale
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Muscle Shoals
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Huntsville
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
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Dothan

— 1 night
Dothan is a city in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Alabama, situated approximately west of the Georgia state line and north of Florida. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at George Washington Carver Interpretive Museum, then see the interesting displays at Landmark Park, and then take a tour by water with South Wind Sailing.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dothan trip planner.

St. Petersburg to Dothan is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Dothan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from St. Petersburg in September since evenings lows in Dothan dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Monroeville.

Things to do in Dothan

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Monroeville

Monroeville is a city in Monroe County, Alabama, United States, the county seat of Monroe County. For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Monroeville trip planner.

You can drive from Dothan to Monroeville in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Monroeville are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Georgiana.

Things to do in Monroeville

Museums

Georgiana

Georgiana is a town in Butler County, Alabama, United States. On the 26th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Hank Williams Boyhood Home and Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Georgiana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monroeville to Georgiana takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Georgiana are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Selma.

Things to do in Georgiana

Historic Sites · Museums

Selma

Selma is a city in and the county seat of Dallas County, in the Black Belt region of south central Alabama and extending to the west. For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Selma sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Georgiana to Selma takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 68°F. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Tuskegee.

Things to do in Selma

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Golf

Tuskegee

Tuskegee is a city in Macon County, Alabama, United States. To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tuskegee trip planner.

Drive from Selma to Tuskegee in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Selma in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tuskegee: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 66°F at night. On the 26th (Sat), you're off to Montgomery.

Things to do in Tuskegee

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Montgomery

— 3 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Legacy Museum and Hank Williams Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church and Alabama State Capitol. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, try to win big at Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alabama Safari Park, and stroll around Wright Brothers Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Montgomery day trip site.

Traveling by car from Tuskegee to Montgomery takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Montgomery sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Jackson.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Jackson

— 3 nights
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. Eudora Welty House and Garden and Old Capitol Museum will appeal to history buffs. Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Mississippi Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Mississippi Petrified Forest (in Flora) and Canton Christmas Festival (in Canton). There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with Capital City Kayak Adventures, explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, see the interesting displays at Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, and test your team's savvy at Enter/Locked Escape Rooms.

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Fly from Montgomery to Jackson in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Jackson are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Natchez

— 1 day
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, contemplate the long history of Longwood, then steep yourself in history at Rosalie Mansion, and finally steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Natchez trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Natchez takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In October, daytime highs in Natchez are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Museums

Vicksburg

— 2 nights
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): step aboard U.S.S. Cairo Museum, make a trip to McRaven House, then witness the site of a historic battle at Texas Monument, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Ameristar Casino Vicksburg.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Natchez to Vicksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Vicksburg sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos

Clarksdale

— 2 nights
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at The Delta Blues Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, then take in the exciting artwork at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, and finally make a trip to The Crossroad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Delta Cultural Center, then stroll the grounds of Helena Confederate Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Downtown Helena.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Clarksdale online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Clarksdale takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, daytime highs in Clarksdale are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Memphis

— 3 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Sun Studio and The Peabody Ducks. Let the collections at Graceland and National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Memphis: Pinson Mounds State Park (in Pinson), Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica) and Samuel T Bryant Distillery (in Jackson). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, see the top attractions with The Carriage Company, and stop by Lansky.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Memphis route maker.

Getting from Clarksdale to Memphis by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Florence

— 3 nights
Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Get some cultural insight at Shiloh National Military Park and Pope's Tavern. Museum-lovers will appreciate Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library. Venture out of the city with trips to Joe Wheeler State Park (in Rogersville) and David Crockett State Park (in Lawrenceburg). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House, stroll around Deibert Park, and meet the residents at University of North Alabama.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Florence takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Muscle Shoals.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States. To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Muscle Shoals journey planner.

Muscle Shoals is very close to Florence. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You'll set off for Huntsville on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Muscle Shoals

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Golf

Huntsville

— 2 nights

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Weeden House Museum and Garden, learn about all things military at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Straight to Ale Taproom, and finally wander the streets of Twickenham.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Huntsville online road trip planner.

You can drive from Muscle Shoals to Huntsville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daytime highs in Huntsville are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

Birmingham

— 3 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and 16th Street Baptist Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vulcan Park and Museum and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Venture out of the city with trips to Cullman (St. Bernard Abbey & Ave Maria Grotto), Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament (in Hanceville) and Easley Covered Bridge (in Oneonta). Next up on the itinerary: get a tailor-made plan with Red Clay Tours, steep yourself in history at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, stroll through Ruffner Mountain, and grab your bike and head to Oak Mountain State Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.