51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner
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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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New Orleans
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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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Durham
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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 — 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and Ray Roberts Lake State Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, steep yourself in history at Old Red Museum, and trek along Katy Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dallas trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. October in Dallas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Fort Worth.
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Fort Worth — 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Log Cabin Village. Escape the urban bustle at Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site and Trinity Park. When in Fort Worth, make a side trip to see Granbury Hike & Bike Trail in Granbury, approximately Granbury away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Exchange Avenue.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fort Worth trip builder.

Drive from Dallas to Fort Worth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Fort Worth can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Austin.
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Austin — 5 nights

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Texas State Capitol and Colorado Bend State Park. Visiting Barton Springs Pool and Gorman Falls will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Sweet Berry Farm (in Marble Falls), Buescher State Park (in Smithville) and Inks Lake State Park (in Burnet). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, don't miss a visit to Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Watching, squeeze the most out of the city with Bike and Brew ATX, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Fort Worth to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Austin are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive 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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Hill Country State Natural Area and then trek along Bandera City Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bandera holiday maker.

You can drive from Austin to Bandera in 2 hours. Traveling from Austin in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Bandera. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and finally tee off at Palmer Course at La Cantera.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Antonio day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bandera to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bandera in November; daily highs in San Antonio reach 27°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New Braunfels.
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New Braunfels — 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Canyon Lake Gorge Tour and Jacob's Well Natural Area. Take a break from the city and head to The Bandit Golf Club and Lockhart State Park. Take a break from New Braunfels with a short trip to Cypress Creek Reserve in Wimberley, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Gruene Historic District, make a trip to New Braunfels, contemplate the waterfront views at Landa Park, and snap pictures at Faust Street Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Braunfels online attractions planner.

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, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can fly to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 3 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New Orleans City Park and Old New Orleans Rum Distillery. Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Ultimate Swamp Adventures. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and take in the exciting artwork at Jamie Hayes Gallery.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip app.

You can fly from New Braunfels to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New Braunfels in November: highs in New Orleans hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can fly to Nashville.
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Nashville — 4 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beer Tastings & Tours and Radnor Lake State Park. Get outdoors at Diamond Caverns and Fishing Charters & Tours. Go for a jaunt from Nashville to Mammoth Cave National Park to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Smith Creek Moonshine, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for cooler nights in Nashville, with lows around 5°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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).
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm, hike along Raven Cliff Falls, and then stroll through Dukes Creek Falls Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Blue Ridge trip planning app.

You can drive from Nashville to Blue Ridge in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Blue Ridge due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Blue Ridge are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Atlanta.
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Atlanta — 2 nights

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Silver Comet Trail, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Golf Cart Paths, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Blue Ridge to Atlanta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In November in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can fly to Savannah.
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Savannah — 3 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to May River Excursions and Webb Military Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Wormsloe Historic Site and Folly Field Beach Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Old Fort Jackson, admire the majestic nature at Skidaway Island State Park, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip planning site.

Getting from Atlanta to Savannah by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the 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 discover tucked-away gems like The Center for Birds of Prey and Photography Tours. Visiting Edisto Beach State Park and Charleston Fossil Adventures will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Charleston: Kiawah Island (in Kiawah Island) and Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area (in Edisto Island). Next up on the itinerary: settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.
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Myrtle Beach — 3 nights

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ocean Drive Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cherry Grove Beach and Litchfield Beach. Step out of Myrtle Beach with an excursion to Fishing Charters & Tours in Pawleys Island--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Hollywood Wax Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Strand.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach itinerary planning app.

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Durham.
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Durham — 2 nights

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
On the 28th (Mon), stroll through Duke Lemur Center and then immerse yourself in nature at Eno River State Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through American Tobacco Trail and then stroll through Neuse River Trail.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Durham road trip site.

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Durham in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Durham, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Asheville.
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Asheville — 2 nights

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Tumblestone Tours and Transportation and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks, delve into the lush surroundings at Pearson's Falls and Glen, and then take in panoramic vistas at Jump Off Rock.

Discover how to plan a Asheville trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Durham to Asheville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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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.
For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 1st (Thu), you're off to Nashville.
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Nashville — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and then take in the views from John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Belmont Mansion, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and then admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Nashville. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 5 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 Photography Tours and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online travel route planner.

You can fly from Nashville to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to New York City. While traveling from Nashville, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 2°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back 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

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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.