30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h
1
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Savannah
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Charleston
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Asheville
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Amarillo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Dallas
— 5 nights
End: Dallas

4
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.
Visit Downtown Franklin and Lotz House Museum for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at National Corvette Museum and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Franklin (Carnton & Carter House), South Union Shaker Village (in South Union) and Sumner Crest Winery (in Portland). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, get to know the fascinating history of Franklin on Foot, look for gifts at Salon Ya Ya Hillsboro Village, and stroll through Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nashville custom trip planner.

Dallas to Nashville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December in Nashville, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Sumner Crest WInery, National Corvette Museum, South Union Shaker Village
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Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wild Animal Safari and Little White House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Apex Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Arabia Mountain in Lithonia (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at High Museum of Art, meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, and explore the galleries of Center for Civil and Human Rights.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Atlanta, with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Arabia Mountain, Wild Animal Safari, Little White House
Highlights from your plan
Little White House ©
Little White House
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights

5
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Pulaski National Monument and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum. Head to Savannah Historic District and The Olfactory Companyfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Savannah: Hilton Head (Spas & Wellness, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Olde Pink House, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, and get to know the fascinating history of City Market.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Savannah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Atlanta in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Savannah, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan

5
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon and Edmondston-Alston House. Get some cultural insight at Nathaniel Russell House and Aiken-Rhett House. Change things up with these side-trips from Charleston: The Center for Birds of Prey (in Awendaw) and Caw Caw Interpretive Center (in Ravenel). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Drayton Hall, stop by Lowcountry Olive Oil, take in nature's colorful creations at Battery & White Point Gardens, and contemplate the long history of Fort Moultrie.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Asheville.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Caw Caw Interpretive Center, Fort Moultrie, The Center for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
The Center for Birds of Prey ©
The Center for Birds of Prey
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

5
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Shop till you drop at Smoky Mountain Knife Works and Christmas Place. Get a sense of the local culture at Biltmore Estate and Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. When in Asheville, make a side trip to see Wheels Through Time Transportation in Maggie Valley, approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: deepen your understanding at Folk Art Center, stop by Battery Park Book Exchange, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and browse the exhibits of River Arts District.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Asheville vacation planner.

Getting from Charleston to Asheville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In December, Asheville is a bit cooler than Charleston - with highs of 50°F and lows of 30°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Thu) before leaving for Amarillo.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Smoky Mountain Knife Works, Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Christmas Place
Highlights from your plan
Grovewood Village ©
Grovewood Village

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 29th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Amarillo Museum of Art, then explore the stunning scenery at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lighthouse Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland and then take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Amarillo online itinerary creator.

Getting from Asheville to Amarillo by combination of bus, taxi, and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Asheville in December, Amarillo is slightly colder at night with lows of 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and Mineola Nature Preserve. Get a sense of the local culture at Perot Museum of Nature and Science and Dallas Museum of Art. Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Wiseman House (in Hico), Beauweevils (in Winnsboro) and Fort Worth (Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, & more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at George W. Bush Presidential Center and look for all kinds of wild species at Meridian State Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas trip planner.

You can fly from Amarillo to Dallas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo in December, things will get a bit warmer in Dallas: highs are around 59°F and lows about 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Beauweevils, Wiseman House, Meridian State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum

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