27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Florianopolis
Fly:  21​h
1
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Houston
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Florianopolis

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 3rd (Tue), shop like a local with SiNaCa Studio School of Glass and Gallery, then wander the streets of Sundance Square, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip planner .

Florianopolis, Brazil to Dallas is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Florianopolis to Dallas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Florianopolis in December, things will get much colder in Dallas: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Escape the urban bustle at The San Antonio River Walk and Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Alamo and Texas State Capitol. Explore Austin's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards on Main & National Museum of the Pacific War). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, wander the streets of 6th Street, get a taste of the local shopping with South Congress Avenue, and see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Austin tour itinerary builder website .

You can take a bus from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Austin are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Antonio, Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
National Museum of the Pacific War ©

3
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Cockrell Butterfly Center and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Houston Zoo and Hermann Park. There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, take a stroll through Chinatown, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Printing History.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Austin to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. December in Houston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

6
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Visit Garden District and French Quarter for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Royal Street or Louisiana Music Factory. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Slidell to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and steep yourself in history at Lalaurie Mansion.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner .

Fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Houston in December, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 16°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, get engrossed in the history at Freedom Rides Museum, then don't miss a visit to Civil Rights Memorial Center, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Montgomery Zoo, contemplate the long history of First White House of the Confederacy, and then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Montgomery using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Montgomery takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from New Orleans in December, Montgomery is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wilderness Park
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
Civil Rights Memorial Center ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Birmingham holiday planner .

Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Birmingham are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©

3
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 23rd (Mon): wander the streets of Downtown Nashville and then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

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Getting from Birmingham to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Birmingham in December, things will get slightly colder in Nashville: highs are around 13°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Popular historic sites such as Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta are in your itinerary. World of Coca-Cola and Wren's Nest will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Center for Civil and Human Rights, admire the landmark architecture of Fox Theatre, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at High Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta trip planner .

Getting from Nashville to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Atlanta is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nashville in December; daily highs in Atlanta reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights

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