30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Richmond
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h
1
Phoenix
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Jackson
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Tallulah Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Southern Pines
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Midlothian
— 6 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Richmond

8
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phoenix: Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler), Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield) and Scottsdale (Taliesin West & Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Old Town Scottsdale, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and immerse yourself in nature at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix day trip app .

Richmond to Phoenix is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Richmond in May: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 93°F and lows are around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Chandler, Shamrock Farms, Superstition Mountains, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Horseback Riding Tours

5
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Jackson side-trips: B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center (in Indianola), Natchez (Natchez City Cemetery, St. Mary Basilica, & more) and Vicksburg (Vicksburg National Military Park, Martha Vick House, & more). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Ridgeland Bike Trail, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Mississippi History, ponder the world of politics at Mississippi Governor's Mansion, and browse the exhibits of Old Capitol Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jackson road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Jackson takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Jackson. In May, Jackson is little chillier than Phoenix - with highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Tallulah Falls.

Things to do in Jackson

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Natchez, Flowood, B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, Canton Christmas Festival
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum

2
nights
Tallulah Falls

Tallulah Falls ©
Tallulah Falls is a town in Habersham and Rabun counties in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tallulah Falls: Westminster (Chau Ram River Park & Villas of Foxwood Hills). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Tallulah Gorge State Park, hike along Shortline Trail (Tallulah Falls Rail-Trail), explore and take pictures at Chattooga Belle Farm, and identify plant and animal life at Panther Creek Recreation Area.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tallulah Falls trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Jackson to Tallulah Falls takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jackson to Tallulah Falls due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tallulah Falls when traveling from Jackson in May, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Southern Pines.

Things to do in Tallulah Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Westminster, Long Creek
Highlights from your plan
Tallulah Gorge State Park ©
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

5
nights
Southern Pines

Southern Pines ©
Southern Pines is a town in Moore County, North Carolina, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Southern Pines: Seagrove (Uwharrie Crystalline & Seagrove Creations Pottery Gallery), North Carolina Zoo (in Asheboro) and Williamson Park (in Darlington). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Carolina Horse Park, let the kids burn off some steam at Camelot Playground, play a few rounds at Pinehurst Course Number 2, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hawk Manor Falconry.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Southern Pines trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Tallulah Falls to Southern Pines in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Midlothian.

Things to do in Southern Pines

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Pinehurst, Seagrove, North Carolina Zoo, Carolina Horse Park, Hawk Manor Falconry
Highlights from your plan
North Carolina Zoo ©
North Carolina Zoo
Southern Pines Brewing Company ©
Southern Pines Brewing Company
Carolina Horse Park ©
Carolina Horse Park

6
nights
Midlothian

Midlothian ©
Midlothian, Virginia is an unincorporated town in Chesterfield County, Virginia, U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Charlottesville (Monticello & Mulberry Row), Williamsburg (Colonial Williamsburg, Governor's Palace, & more) and Kings Dominion (in Doswell). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Robious Landing Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Midlothian trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Southern Pines to Midlothian takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Midlothian sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Midlothian

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Richmond, Charlottesville, Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge, Kings Dominion
Highlights from your plan
Robious Landing Park ©
Robious Landing Park
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Monticello ©
Monticello

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