36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
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Asheville
— 5 nights
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Savannah
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 4 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Orange Beach
— 2 nights
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Natchez
— 2 nights
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Heber Springs
— 1 night
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Eureka Springs
— 2 nights

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at RCA Studio B and Lane Motor Museum. Get outdoors at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Centennial Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Cummins Falls State Park (in Cookeville) and Franklin (Carter House & Carnton). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin, see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nashville online attractions planner.

Denver to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around 85°F and lows about 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Escape the urban bustle at Clingmans Dome and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Tuckaleechee Caverns. Step out of Pigeon Forge to go to Bryson City and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery, and find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge sightseeing planner.

Getting from Nashville to Pigeon Forge by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge due to the time zone difference. September in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Get some cultural insight at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park and Woolworth Walk. Step out of the city life by going to Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park and French Broad Adventures. Venture out of the city with trips to Grandfather Mountain (in Linville), Bobby McLean Memorial Park (in Newland) and Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum (in Maggie Valley). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum, view the masterpieces at Lexington Glassworks, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, and admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Asheville trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Asheville in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
French Broad Adventures ©
French Broad Adventures
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Olde Pink House. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Hilton Head Heli Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Sea Pines Forest Preserve (in Hilton Head) and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Savannah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Asheville in October; daily highs in Savannah reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Angel Oak Tree and Drayton Hall. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at The Charleston Museum, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, contemplate the long history of Aiken-Rhett House, and take an in-depth tour of Nathaniel Russell House.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park ©
Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church, admire the masterpieces at Brookgreen Gardens, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: get some thrills out on the water with Crazy Sister Marina, then immerse yourself in nature at Huntington Beach State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Myrtle Beach State Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach tour itinerary app.

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Crazy Sister Marina ©
Crazy Sister Marina
Huntington Beach State Park ©
Huntington Beach State Park

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and then trek along Stone Mountain Park. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium and then admire the masterpieces at Booth Western Art Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Atlanta online journey planner.

Fly from Myrtle Beach to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Atlanta sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site ©
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Booth Western Art Museum ©
Booth Western Art Museum

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Alabama Point East, and then take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Morgan State Historic Site and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Orange Beach trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Orange Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Atlanta to Orange Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site

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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Galveston Water Adventures, then steep yourself in history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then get engrossed in the history at 1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Moody Mansion, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Cathedral Basilica.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Orange Beach to Galveston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Galveston, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Galveston

Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Galveston Water Adventures ©
Galveston Water Adventures
1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 Bishop's Palace

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Whitney Plantation. Get some cultural insight at The National WWII Museum and Jackson Square. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell), Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, take a stroll through Garden District, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans online vacation planner.

You can fly from Galveston to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Galveston in October, things will get little chillier in New Orleans: highs are around 66°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in New Orleans

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, don't miss a visit to Longwood, then take an in-depth tour of Rosalie Mansion, and finally contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Melrose.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Natchez trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from New Orleans to Natchez by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Natchez to be slightly colder, around 57°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Heber Springs.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Melrose ©
Melrose
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Longwood ©
Longwood

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Heber Springs

Heber Springs
Heber Springs is a city in Cleburne County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): trek along Mossy Bluff Buckeye Trail, stroll through Collins Creek Cascade, and then see what you can catch with Bud Lady Fishing Guide Service.

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Drive from Natchez to Heber Springs in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Natchez in October, Heber Springs is little chillier at night with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Heber Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©

Little Switzerland of America

Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and then pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks. Keep things going the next day: stop by Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, whizz through the canopy at Ozark Mountain Ziplines, then take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs day trip planning app.

Getting from Heber Springs to Eureka Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October in Eureka Springs, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Ozark Mountain Ziplines ©
Ozark Mountain Ziplines
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

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