37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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Dallas
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Fort Worth
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Austin
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Bandera
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San Antonio
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New Braunfels
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Austin
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Nashville
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Blue Ridge
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Atlanta
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Savannah
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Charleston
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Myrtle Beach
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Charlotte
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Asheville
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Nashville
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New York City
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Dallas — 2 nights

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 17th (Thu): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, contemplate the long history of Old Red Museum, and then trek along Katy Trail. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then immerse yourself in nature at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the Dallas driving holiday planner.

San Francisco to Dallas is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Dallas, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Dallas are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fort Worth.
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Fort Worth — 2 nights

Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Log Cabin Village. Get in touch with nature at Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site and Granbury Hike & Bike Trail. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Park and make a trip to Exchange Avenue.

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Getting from Dallas to Fort Worth by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. November in Fort Worth sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Austin.
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Austin — 3 nights

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Step off the beaten path and head to Barton Springs Pool and Texas State Capitol. Escape the urban bustle at Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge and Barton Creek Greenbelt. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, make a trip to Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Watching, admire the striking features of The Driskill, and see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin trip planner.

You can fly from Fort Worth to Austin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Austin sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bandera.
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Bandera — 2 nights

Bandera is the county seat of Bandera County, Texas, United States, in the Texas Hill Country, which is part of the Edwards Plateau. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): trek along Lost Maples East Trail, admire the majestic nature at Lost Maples State Natural Area, and then stop by The Tinsmith's Wife. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then hike along Bandera City Park.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bandera online route planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to Bandera takes 2 hours. Traveling from Austin in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bandera, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Antonio.
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San Antonio — 1 night

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 27th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and finally tee off at Palmer Course at La Cantera.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Antonio day trip site.

Drive from Bandera to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. In November, San Antonio is a bit warmer than Bandera - with highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to New Braunfels.
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New Braunfels — 2 nights

Built upon the back of an older cotton-producing town called Gruene, New Braunfels pays tribute to its heritage by maintaining part of the historical town--its post office, general store, and dance hall among other buildings--inside the city limits.
On the 28th (Mon), walk around Landa Park, then get a dose of the wild on Canyon Lake Gorge Tour, and then trek along Jacob's Well Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): savor the flavors at Cypress Creek Reserve, then immerse yourself in nature at Lockhart State Park, and then snap pictures at Faust Street Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New Braunfels trip tool.

You can drive from San Antonio to New Braunfels in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In November in New Braunfels, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.
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Austin

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Austin sightseeing planner.

You can drive from New Braunfels to Austin in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 29th (Tue), you're off to Nashville.
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Nashville — 3 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Visiting Radnor Lake State Park and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Smith Creek Moonshine, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Austin to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Austin in November, with highs in Nashville at 19°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Blue Ridge.
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Blue Ridge — 2 nights

A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): cast your line with a fishing tour and then take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Branch Falls.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Blue Ridge visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Blue Ridge takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Blue Ridge is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in December, expect Blue Ridge to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 6°C. You will leave for Atlanta on the 4th (Sun).
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Atlanta — 2 nights

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta day trip tool.

You can drive from Blue Ridge to Atlanta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Savannah.
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Savannah — 3 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Visiting Wormsloe Historic Site and Skidaway Island State Park will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Congregation Mickve Israel and Webb Military Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Savannah: Hilton Head (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Folly Field Beach Park). There's lots more to do: settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, get engrossed in the history at Pin Point Heritage Museum, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Savannah trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Atlanta to Savannah in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Atlanta in December: highs in Savannah hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can take a train to Charleston.
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Charleston — 3 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Edisto Beach State Park and Isle of Palms Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Sullivan's Island Beach. Step out of Charleston with an excursion to Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area in Edisto Island--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston route planner.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.
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Myrtle Beach — 2 nights

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 12th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stroll through Ocean Drive Beach, and then tee off at Mt. Atlanticus. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Grand Strand, then kick back and relax at Litchfield Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Hollywood Wax Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach route planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Charlotte.
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Charlotte — 2 nights

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 14th (Wed), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve, and then sample the tasty concoctions at NoDa Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with The Green and then stroll through Kings Mountain Gateway Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte trip planner.

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Charlotte by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Charlotte when traveling from Myrtle Beach in December, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Asheville.
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Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Charlotte to Asheville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You'll set off for Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the 16th (Fri).
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park — 1 night

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): hike along Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and then admire the sheer force of The Sinks.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Explore your travel options from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with the Route module. In December in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.
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Nashville — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nashville itinerary builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Nashville. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Nashville. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
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New York City — 3 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Photography Tours. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nashville in December: highs in New York City hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Georgia travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Aquariums · Parks
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.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens · 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.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.