38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
1
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Tampa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
7
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
College Station
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Austin
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Albuquerque
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
12
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
13
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
14
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
15
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
16
Tuscaloosa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Get out of town with these interesting Atlanta side-trips: Build an Ark Animal Rescue (in Ellijay) and Monastery of the Holy Spirit (in Conyers). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Center for Civil and Human Rights, and have some family-friendly fun at Bad Axe Throwing.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Atlanta. In July, daytime highs in Atlanta are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Food Tours

3
nights
Tampa

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampa: St. Petersburg (Outerlife Studios - Escape Room St. Pete & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Clearwater) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Madeira Beach). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial, explore the different monuments and memorials at Sarasota National Cemetery, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tampa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Tampa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Tampa, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Tampa

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Parasailing & Paragliding, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Step out of Orlando to go to Anaheim and see The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens, and get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip maker website .

Drive from Tampa to Orlando in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Step out of Miami with an excursion to Shark Valley Visitor Center in Everglades National Park--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District, head outdoors with Venetian Pool, and contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Miami trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Miami, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center

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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: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, stop by Faulkner House Books, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Miami, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 11th (Sun), examine the collection at USS Kidd, steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation, and then admire the striking features of Oak Alley Plantation. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at State Capitol Welcome Center, then explore and take pictures at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Madewood Plantation, and finally explore the world behind art at Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Baton Rouge tour planner .

Traveling by bus from New Orleans to Baton Rouge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Baton Rouge to be slightly colder, around 73°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 92°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Arlington.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nottoway Plantation, Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery, Madewood Plantation, Oak Alley Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
The popular saying goes, "Everything's bigger in Texas!" and Arlington exemplifies that maxim.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Log Cabin Village, examine the collection at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, then admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace.

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Getting from Baton Rouge to Arlington by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August in Arlington, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Arlington

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Worth
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum
Amon Carter Museum of American Art ©
Amon Carter Museum of American Art

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and then take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Frisco RoughRiders, get your game on at iFLY Dallas, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip itinerary planner.

Dallas is just a short distance from Arlington. In August in Dallas, expect temperatures between 96°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to College Station.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Frisco, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
iFLY Dallas ©
iFLY Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

1
night
College Station

College Station ©
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): head outdoors with Lone Star Trapeze Academy, then get engrossed in the history at George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the College Station trip builder .

Drive from Dallas to College Station in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 96°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in College Station

Outdoors Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lone Star Trapeze Academy
Highlights from your plan
Lone Star Trapeze Academy ©
Lone Star Trapeze Academy
Room Escape Games

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nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Austin: The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours (in Stonewall), San Antonio (The Alamo, The San Antonio River Walk, & more) and Fredericksburg (Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus & Grape Creek Vineyards on Main). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, and steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Austin online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from College Station to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Austin, expect temperatures between 98°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

San Antonio, Fredericksburg, The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

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Traveling by flight from Austin to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Austin in August, with highs in Albuquerque at 88°F and lows at 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, take in nature's colorful creations at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, then get a taste of the local shopping with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and finally view the masterpieces at Keshi.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Albuquerque in August since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Museums Adventure

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Keshi ©
Keshi

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 25th (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours and then examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix holiday planner .

You can fly from Santa Fe to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In August, Phoenix is much hotter than Santa Fe - with highs of 105°F and lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
River Rafting & Tubing

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Salt Lake City

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 27th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Kindig It Design, then cruise along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Phoenix to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in August, with highs in Salt Lake City at 92°F and lows at 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Nashville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa ©
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). On the 1st (Sun), look for gifts at The Makers Market, examine the collection at Paul W. Bryant Museum, then see the interesting displays at Tuscaloosa Museum of Art, and finally stroll around Tuscaloosa Riverwalk.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tuscaloosa road trip planning site .

You can drive from Nashville to Tuscaloosa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Paul W. Bryant Museum ©
Paul W. Bryant Museum
The Makers Market ©
The Makers Market
Tuscaloosa Riverwalk ©
Tuscaloosa Riverwalk

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