33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly:  4​h
1
Columbus
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Mobile
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
San Antonio
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
5
Cave Creek
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
6
Kitty Hawk
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Norfolk

5
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: Atlanta (Chastain Park, Georgia Aquarium, & more), Montgomery (National Memorial for Peace and Justice, Legacy Museum, & more) and Richland Rum - Richland (in Richland). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maranatha Baptist Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Hills & Dales Estate, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Columbus Fall Line Trace.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Columbus visit planner.

Norfolk to Columbus is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Norfolk in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Columbus, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mobile.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Atlanta, Montgomery, Richland Rum - Richland, Maranatha Baptist Church, Hills & Dales Estate
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Food Tours

5
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Explore Mobile's surroundings by going to Pensacola Beach (Fort Pickens Area, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more), Pensacola (Pensacola Naval Air Station, National Naval Aviation Museum, & more) and Navarre (Navarre Beach & Fly The Boat). Next up on the itinerary: step aboard Battleship USS ALABAMA, don't miss a visit to Fairhope Avenue, take in the waterfront at Gator Alley Boardwalk, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mobile, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Columbus to Mobile in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Columbus to Mobile due to the time zone difference. In October in Mobile, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Mobile

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, Navarre, Gator Alley Boardwalk, Malbis Memorial Church
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore

6
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, meet the residents at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip app .

Getting from Mobile to New Orleans by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mobile in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

6
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg Fudge, Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, & more) and Austin (The Escape Game Austin, Texas State Capitol, & more). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, and enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in November: highs in San Antonio hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Cave Creek.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Austin, Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

5
nights
Cave Creek

Cave Creek ©
Cave Creek is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. Explore Cave Creek's surroundings by going to Ranch At Fossil Creek Llc (in Pine) and Bumble Bee Ranch (in Bumble Bee). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Catch-and-Release Fishing Lake, stroll around Anthem Community Park, identify plant and animal life at Wild at Heart, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spur Cross Ranch.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cave Creek trip website .

Explore your travel options from San Antonio to Cave Creek with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Cave Creek due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Kitty Hawk.

Things to do in Cave Creek

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Anthem, Ranch At Fossil Creek Llc, Bumble Bee Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Wild at Heart ©
Wild at Heart
Anthem Community Park ©
Anthem Community Park
Bumble Bee Ranch ©
Bumble Bee Ranch

4
nights
Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk ©
Kitty Hawk is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, and is a part of what is known as North Carolina's Outer Banks. Get out of town with these interesting Kitty Hawk side-trips: Corolla (Currituck Beach & Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum), Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (in Buxton) and Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum (in Rodanthe). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and see the interesting displays at Jim Catfish Hunter Museum.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kitty Hawk route planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cave Creek to Kitty Hawk. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cave Creek to Kitty Hawk. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cave Creek in November; daily highs in Kitty Hawk reach 61°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kitty Hawk

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Hertford, Corolla, Manteo
Highlights from your plan
Outer Banks Distilling ©
Outer Banks Distilling
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial

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