28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then engage your brain at McWane Science Center, and then take an in-depth tour of Vulcan Park and Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Birmingham holiday site .

Thomaston to Birmingham is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 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
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Graceland and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

Discover how to plan a Memphis trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Birmingham to Memphis in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Russellville.

Things to do in Memphis

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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Lake Dardenelle State Park.

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

Traveling by car from Memphis to Russellville takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Checotah.

Things to do in Russellville

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Dardenelle State Park ©
Lake Dardenelle State Park

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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 admire the majestic nature at Lake Eufaula State Park.

Find out how to plan Checotah trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Russellville to Checotah by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Checotah can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Clinton.

Things to do in Checotah

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Our Favorite Place
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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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Cherokee Trading Post, get curious at Stafford Air & Space Museum, and then make a trip to Wind Energy Park.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Clinton online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Checotah to Clinton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. May in Clinton sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 54°F at night. 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), take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and then see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Amarillo day trip tool .

You can drive from Clinton to Amarillo in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Amarillo can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 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 ©
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.
Start off your visit 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.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amarillo to Albuquerque is minus 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Albuquerque can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at West of the Moon Gallery, look and learn at Lowell Observatory, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff online day trip planner .

You can fly from Albuquerque to Flagstaff in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Albuquerque in May: high temperatures in Flagstaff hover around 65°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Needles.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Museums Childrens Museums Nature

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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): try to win big at Avi Casino.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Needles online tour builder .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Needles takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in May; daily highs in Needles reach 94°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica). Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, take a stroll through NoHo Arts District, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning website .

You can drive from Needles to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Needles in May, expect Los Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Needles.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

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Needles

Needles ©
On the 20th (Mon), go for a walk through Riverwalk and then see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Needles attractions planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to Needles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect Needles to be a bit warmer, temps between 94°F and 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Needles

Museums

Side Trip

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

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, then sample the tasty concoctions at Historic Brewing Company, and then take a stroll through Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Flagstaff travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from Needles to Flagstaff takes 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Needles to Flagstaff due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Needles in May, with highs in Flagstaff at 65°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Historic Brewing Company ©
Historic Brewing Company

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Flagstaff to Albuquerque takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, Albuquerque is a bit warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of 77°F and lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Amarillo.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum and then take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Amarillo itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Albuquerque to Amarillo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Albuquerque to Amarillo is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Clinton.

Things to do in Amarillo

Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan

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Clinton

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

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Clinton day trip website .

Drive from Amarillo to Clinton in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can 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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the history at Honey Springs Battlefield.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Checotah trip builder tool .

Drive from Clinton to Checotah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Checotah

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

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Russellville

Russellville ©
Start 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.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Russellville trip maker app .

You can drive from Checotah to Russellville in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Russellville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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Memphis

On the 27th (Mon), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then make a trip to Beale Street, then look for gifts at Memphis Music, and finally examine the collection at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Memphis travel route planning website .

You can drive from Russellville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Fun & Games Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Beale Street ©
Beale Street

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, meet the residents at Birmingham Zoo, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Birmingham online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Memphis to Birmingham in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Zoo ©
Birmingham Zoo
Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art

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