43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Atlanta
— 3 nights
2
Montgomery
— 3 nights
3
Birmingham
— 2 nights
4
Nashville
— 4 nights
5
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
6
Asheville
— 5 nights
7
Savannah
— 3 nights
8
Charleston
— 5 nights
9
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
10
Orlando
— 5 nights
11
Miami
— 2 nights
12
Key West
— 5 nights

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain) and Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, admire the striking features of Fox Theatre, and steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta visit planner.

Thomaston to Atlanta is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Stone Mountain Park, Booth Western Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Booth Western Art Museum ©
Booth Western Art Museum
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Step out of Montgomery to go to Auburn and see Toomer's Corner, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, see the interesting displays at Hank Williams Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, and get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Montgomery vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Atlanta to Montgomery in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Montgomery is minus 1 hour. In September in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Toomer's Corner
Highlights from your plan
Rosa Parks Museum ©
Rosa Parks Museum
Toomer's Corner
Toomer's Corner
Hank Williams Museum ©
Hank Williams Museum

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kelly Ingram Park, then test your team's savvy at Breakout Games - Birmingham, and finally take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, then learn about winemaking at Morgan Creek Vineyards, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Birmingham tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Birmingham sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Breakout Games - Birmingham, Morgan Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Morgan Creek Vineyards ©
Morgan Creek Vineyards
Breakout Games - Birmingham ©
Breakout Games - Birmingham

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step out of Nashville with an excursion to McLemore House in Franklin--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, examine the collection at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and let your taste buds guide you at Franklin on Foot.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nashville attractions planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Change things up with a short trip to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Gatlinburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee Shine Co.
Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse ©
Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse

5
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asheville: Dry Falls (in Highlands), Falls Park on the Reedy (in Greenville) and French Broad Adventures (in Marshall). There's lots more to do: stroll through Biltmore, sample some tasty brews at BREW-ed, take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Asheville holiday website.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Asheville in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, Dry Falls, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Falls Park on the Reedy, French Broad Adventures
Highlights from your plan
BREW-ed ©
BREW-ed
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Hilton Head (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, make a trip to Historic River Street, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Savannah trip planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Asheville in September, with highs in Savannah at 85°F and lows at 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

5
nights
Charleston

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 shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens, contemplate the long history of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and make a trip to Drayton Hall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Charleston tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Charleston are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, Elite Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 30th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtle Beach. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Harrelson's Seafood Market, then sample some tasty brews at East Coast BrewBoat, then kick back and relax at Litchfield Beach, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Myrtle Beach are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

5
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.
Have a day of magic on the 2nd (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 3rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Myrtle Beach to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 85°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
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.
On the 7th (Wed), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, then admire the striking features of Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Miami travel planner.

Getting from Orlando to Miami by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Miami sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

5
nights
Key West

Key West ©
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 wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, look for gifts at Peppers of Key West, and view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Key West trip planning tool.

Getting from Miami to Key West by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Key West sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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