38 days in Continental USA Itinerary

38 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 5 nights
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Savannah
— 4 nights
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Miami
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Chattanooga
— 1 night
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Atlanta — 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Georgia State Capitol, then stroll around Piedmont Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta day trip planning site.

Perth, Australia to Atlanta is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Atlanta, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in April, expect nights in Atlanta to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Myrtle Beach.
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Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Myrtle Beach — 3 nights

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Go for a jaunt from Myrtle Beach to Murrells Inlet to see Brookgreen Gardens about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Harrelson's Seafood Market, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Myrtle Beach fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Myrtle Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Charleston.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Side Trip

Charleston — 5 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Charleston road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Charleston sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Savannah.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Savannah — 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to Heyward House Museum & Welcome Center (in Bluffton) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Hilton Head). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Savannah tour site.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Savannah are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Miami.
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Side Trips

Miami — 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Key Largo (John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's lots more to do: walk around Lincoln Road, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls, and take a stroll through Espanola Way.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Miami day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Savannah in April: high temperatures in Miami hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Key West.
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Shopping · Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites
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Key West — 5 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for sightseeing, wildlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Key West tour planner.

You can fly from Miami to Key West in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Key West are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Orlando.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Orlando — 5 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 7th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, discover the magic at Epcot, pause for some serene contemplation at St. James Catholic Cathedral, and cool off at Discovery Cove.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Orlando fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Key West to Orlando in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in May, plan for little chillier nights in Orlando, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Montgomery.
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Side Trip

Montgomery — 2 nights

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. On the 13th (Sat), make a trip to Civil Rights Memorial Center, then pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Hank Williams Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): make a trip to Jackson Lake Island, get to know the resident critters at Montgomery Zoo, then take an in-depth tour of Hank Williams Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Montgomery online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Montgomery. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in May; daily highs in Montgomery reach 33°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Birmingham.
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Birmingham — 2 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park, browse the exhibits of Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, then grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Negro Southern League Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and then learn the secrets of beer at Red Clay Tours.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Chattanooga.
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Chattanooga — 1 night

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 17th (Wed), Head underground at Ruby Falls, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium, and then take in the views from Walnut Street Bridge. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mash & Hops.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chattanooga travel route planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Chattanooga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Chattanooga due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Georgia travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Aquariums
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.
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South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Historic Sites · Beaches
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.
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Florida travel guide

4.3
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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Alabama travel guide

4.3
Military Museums · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Historic Sites
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.
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Tennessee travel guide

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Distilleries · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.
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