48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Tampa
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
10
Fort Lauderdale
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
11
Everglades National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
12
Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
13
Orlando
— 21 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Edinburgh

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lane Motor Museum and The District. You'll explore and learn at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum and The George Jones. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Patsy Cline Museum, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville travel planner.

New York City to Nashville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Nashville, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, thenbrowse the exhibits of Stax Museum of American Soul Music, thenstroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, thenget to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, thenexamine the collection at Metal Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Memphis itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Memphis. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 2nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Bill's Backyard Classics, thenexamine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, thenstop by U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District, and finally look for gifts at Cavender's Boot City.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amarillo tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Amarillo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Memphis in October, Amarillo is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Bill's Backyard Classics ©
Bill's Backyard Classics

2
nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 3rd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Old Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, thenlearn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and finally pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at 99s Museum of Women Pilots, get engrossed in the history at Harn Homestead, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Pauls Episcopal Cathedral, and finally stop by Bricktown.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Oklahoma City trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Amarillo to Oklahoma City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Amarillo in October since evenings lows in Oklahoma City dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City Museum of Art ©
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): learn about all things military at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, thenexamine the collection at Houston Museum District, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rothko Chapel. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Houston road trip website.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Houston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Oklahoma City in October, with highs in Houston at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum ©
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then take a stroll through Faubourg Marigny. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, thensee the interesting displays at The Historic New Orleans Collection, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Jamie Hayes Gallery, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New Orleans trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Houston in October, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Jamie Hayes Gallery ©
Jamie Hayes Gallery
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum ©
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

2
nights
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 9th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, stop by Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream, and then browse the different shops at Pier Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Bay Point Golf Club, kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park, thenstep off the mainland to explore Shell Island, and finally make a trip to SkyWheel Panama City Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach vacation planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Panama City Beach to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Pier Park ©
Pier Park

1
night
Tampa

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Tampa Bay History Center, take a tour of SS American Victory Mariners' Memorial and Museum Ship, and then take in the pleasant sights at Tampa Riverwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Henry B. Plant Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, thenhave fun and explore at Glazer Children's Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bayshore Boulevard.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tampa trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Panama City Beach to Tampa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tampa, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Tampa

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tampa Bay History Center ©
Tampa Bay History Center
Henry B. Plant Museum ©
Henry B. Plant Museum
Sacred Heart Catholic Church ©
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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.
Head to Britto Central and Lincoln Roadfor some retail therapy. Visiting South Beach and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Florida Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at 12th Street Beach, make a trip to Port of Miami, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tampa to Miami takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Key Biscayne, Surfside Beach, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park

3
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, examine the collection at International Swimming Hall of Fame, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally browse the different shops at E Las Olas Blvd. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at New River, thenidentify plant and animal life at Anne Kolb Nature Center, thentake an in-depth tour of Stranahan House, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fort Lauderdale day trip tool.

You can drive from Miami to Fort Lauderdale in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Anne Kolb Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports
E Las Olas Blvd ©
E Las Olas Blvd

1
night
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): wander the streets of Flamingo, thentake a leisurely stroll along West Lake Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail. On your second day here, hike along Pineland Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail, and then head off the coast to Long Pine Key.

Plan my Everglades National Park trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Take a train from Fort Lauderdale to Everglades National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Flamingo ©
Flamingo
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail ©
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail

2
nights
Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Daytona, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, thendon't miss a visit to Lillian Place Heritage Center, and finally stroll through Beach at Daytona Beach. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: join the crowd at Daytona International Speedway, admire the natural beauty at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, thensee the interesting displays at MOAS - Museum of Arts and Sciences, and finally contemplate the long history of Mary Bethune Home.

To find out how to plan a trip to Daytona Beach, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Everglades National Park to Daytona Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Everglades National Park in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Daytona Beach. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Lillian Place Heritage Center ©
Lillian Place Heritage Center
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens ©
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens

21
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.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe and Cocoa Village. Head to International Drive and The Florida Mallfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Fishing Charters & Tours (in Port Canaveral), Apopka (Lake Apopka Wildlife Trail & West Orange Trail) and Clermont (Lake Louisa State Park & Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sebastian Inlet State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Rainbow Springs State Park, revel in the low prices at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, and learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Daytona Beach to Orlando by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Apopka, Clermont, Winter Park, Kissimmee, Melbourne
Highlights from your plan
International Drive ©
International Drive
Fishing Charters & Tours
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach

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