28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Panama City Beach
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
West Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Mountain View
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Kansas City
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
11
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
13
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Ridgeland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Panama City Beach

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 13th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Longwood, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Magnolia Hall.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Natchez online trip builder .

Panama City Beach to Natchez is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of taxi, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, train, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Panama City Beach to Natchez is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Vicksburg National Military Park, then make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Vicksburg takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Vicksburg can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to West Memphis.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals ©
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

2
nights
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. On the 15th (Wed), try your luck at Gold Strike Casino and then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino. Keep things going the next day: try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing and then try to win big at Tunica Roadhouse Casino.

Planning West Memphis trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to West Memphis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School, see the interesting displays at Esse Purse Museum, then stroll through Big Dam Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of The Old Mill. On the next day, get your bearings at William J. Clinton Presidential Library, hunt for treasures at River Market District, then engage your brain at Museum Of Discovery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverfront Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Little Rock trip maker tool .

Getting from West Memphis to Little Rock by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Old Mill
Highlights from your plan
Big Dam Bridge ©
Big Dam Bridge
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©

2
nights
Hot Springs

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 19th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore and take pictures at Garland County Library, then admire the landmark architecture of Anthony Chapel, and finally admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bathhouse Row, contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, then enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hot Springs online visit planner .

Getting from Little Rock to Hot Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

2
nights
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll through Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, explore the galleries of Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a stroll along the water at Fairfield Bay Marina and then explore the activities along Greers Ferry Lake.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mountain View trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hot Springs to Mountain View. In August, daily temperatures in Mountain View can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trips

Fairfield Bay Marina, Blanchard Springs Caverns, Greers Ferry Lake
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Greers Ferry Lake ©
Greers Ferry Lake
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

2
nights
Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©
Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, then learn about winemaking at Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7, and finally explore the activities along Beaver Lake. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Basin Spring Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Eureka Springs itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Mountain View to Eureka Springs with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Branson.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Beaver Lake ©
Beaver Lake
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 24th (Fri), browse the different shops at Branson Landing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours, then examine the collection at Titanic Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Dancing Water Fountain.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Branson online trip planner .

Getting from Eureka Springs to Branson by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Branson can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake

3
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): gain insight at Kaleidoscope, take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and finally explore and take pictures at Kauffman Stadium. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then contemplate the long history of Union Station, and finally wander the streets of Country Club Plaza.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Branson to Kansas City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Kansas City sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 29th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, then stroll through Forest Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Busch Stadium, then admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, and then stop by West County Center.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kansas City to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
City Museum ©
City Museum

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
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). On the 1st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House, then contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, and then take in breathtaking views at Dismals Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): appreciate the history behind Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall and then admire the majestic nature at Joe Wheeler State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint Louis to Florence. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ivy Green, Dismals Canyon, Joe Wheeler State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dismals Canyon ©
Dismals Canyon
Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House ©
Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall ©
Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall

2
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 3rd (Mon): see a show at Grand Ole Opry, admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally examine the collection at RCA Studio B. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nashville itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Florence to Nashville. September in Nashville sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy, and then steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Tombigbee State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Tishomingo State Park.

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Fly from Nashville to Tupelo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tupelo are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ridgeland.

Things to do in Tupelo

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tishomingo State Park
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©

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Ridgeland

Ridgeland ©
Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. On the 7th (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, then have fun and explore at Mississippi Children's Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mississippi State Capitol, and finally stop by Repeat Street.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ridgeland sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tupelo to Ridgeland. September in Ridgeland sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ridgeland

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Jackson
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
Mississippi State Capitol ©
Mississippi State Capitol

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