28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Thomaston
Drive:  4 h
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Russellville
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Checotah
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Clinton
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
8
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Needles
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
10
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Drive:  5 h
11
Needles
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
12
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
13
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
14
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
15
Clinton
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
16
Checotah
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
17
Russellville
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
18
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
19
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
End: Thomaston

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Vulcan Park and Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham trip planning website.

Thomaston to Birmingham is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Thomaston to Birmingham is minus 1 hour. May in Birmingham sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center

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Memphis

Memphis
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 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Graceland and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Memphis online journey planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Memphis by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May in Memphis, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Russellville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Russellville

Russellville
Russellville is the county seat and largest city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States, with a population of 27,920, according to the 2010 Census. To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Russellville trip maker tool.

You can drive from Memphis to Russellville in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You'll set off for Checotah on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Russellville

Parks Nature Fun & Games

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Checotah

Checotah ©
Checotah is a town in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stop by Our Favorite Place and then immerse yourself in nature at Lake Eufaula State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Checotah trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Russellville to Checotah takes 2.5 hours. May in Checotah sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Clinton.

Things to do in Checotah

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Our Favorite Place
Highlights from your plan
Lake Eufaula State Park ©
Lake Eufaula State Park
Our Favorite Place ©
Our Favorite Place

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Clinton

Clinton ©
Clinton is a city in Custer and Washita counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Cherokee Trading Post, then get curious at Stafford Air & Space Museum, and then make a trip to Wind Energy Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Clinton road trip planner.

Getting from Checotah to Clinton by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Clinton

Childrens Museums Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Weatherford
Highlights from your plan
Stafford Air & Space Museum ©
Stafford Air & Space Museum
Cherokee Trading Post ©
Cherokee Trading Post
Wind Energy Park ©
Wind Energy Park

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 7th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and then examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Amarillo route tool.

Getting from Clinton to Amarillo by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums

Side Trip

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Albuquerque trip simple and quick.

Getting from Amarillo to Albuquerque by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe ©
Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 9th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at West of the Moon Gallery, see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert.

Plan a trip to Flagstaff easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Flagstaff in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Albuquerque in May, with highs in Flagstaff at 65°F and lows at 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Needles.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Painted Desert
Highlights from your plan
Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
West of the Moon Gallery ©
West of the Moon Gallery

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Needles

Needles ©
Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. On the 10th (Fri), try to win big at Avi Casino.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Needles trip planning website.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Needles in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Flagstaff in May, things will get much warmer in Needles: highs are around 94°F and lows about 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Needles

Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Avi Casino
Highlights from your plan
Avi Casino ©
Avi Casino

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, wander the streets of Art District, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, and make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles journey site.

You can drive from Needles to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Needles in May, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around 75°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Needles.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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Needles

Needles ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): go for a walk through Riverwalk and then examine the collection at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Needles road trip website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Needles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in May, with highs in Needles at 94°F and lows at 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Needles

Museums

Side Trip

Laughlin
Highlights from your plan
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
On the 21st (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Walnut Canyon National Monument, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Historic Brewing Company, and then take a stroll through Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Flagstaff journey maker site.

Getting from Needles to Flagstaff by car takes about 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Needles to Flagstaff. In May, Flagstaff is cooler than Needles - with highs of 65°F and lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Historic Downtown and Railroad District
Historic Downtown and Railroad District
Historic Brewing Company ©
Historic Brewing Company

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Albuquerque sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Flagstaff to Albuquerque by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Flagstaff in May, expect Albuquerque to be somewhat warmer, temps between 77°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
On the 23rd (Thu), view the masterpieces at American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum and then take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Amarillo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Amarillo due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Clinton.

Things to do in Amarillo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District ©
American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum ©

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Clinton

Clinton ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): try your luck at Lucky Star Casino Clinton and then take an in-depth tour of Heartland of America Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Clinton tour planner.

You can drive from Amarillo to Clinton in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Checotah.

Things to do in Clinton

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Heartland of America Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lucky Star Casino Clinton ©
Lucky Star Casino Clinton
Heartland of America Museum ©
Heartland of America Museum

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Checotah

Checotah ©
On the 25th (Sat), witness the site of a historic battle at Honey Springs Battlefield.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Checotah road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Clinton to Checotah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Russellville.

Things to do in Checotah

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Honey Springs Battlefield ©
Honey Springs Battlefield

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Russellville

Russellville ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Lake Dardanelle State Park and then identify plant and animal life at Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Russellville day trip site.

You can drive from Checotah to Russellville in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Russellville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Dardanelle
Highlights from your plan
Lake Dardanelle State Park ©
Lake Dardanelle State Park
Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge ©
Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge

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Memphis

Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then stop by Memphis Music, and finally get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip planner.

Getting from Russellville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Memphis

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Memphis Music ©
Memphis Music

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, get to know the resident critters at Birmingham Zoo, and then grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Birmingham takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Zoo ©
Birmingham Zoo
Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art
Rotary Trail
Rotary Trail

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