56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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Dallas
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Hot Springs
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Memphis
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Nashville
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Panama City Beach
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Savannah
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Orlando
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Tampa
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New Orleans
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Lafayette
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Houston
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San Antonio
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Austin
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Dallas

Big D

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.
Let the collections at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and Dallas Museum of Art capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (in Glen Rose), Wiseman House (in Hico) and Kimbell Art Museum (in Fort Worth). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dallas driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to Dallas. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Dallas to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Hot Springs

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Get some cultural insight at Fordyce Bathhouse and Bathhouse Row. Your inner history buff will appreciate Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site and Anthony Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Hot Springs side-trips: Petit Jean State Park (in Morrilton) and William J. Clinton Presidential Library (in Little Rock). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Hot Springs National Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, view the masterpieces at Artists' Workshop Gallery, and learn about winemaking at The Winery of Hot Springs.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hot Springs trip maker app.

You can fly from Dallas to Hot Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Dallas in April, Hot Springs is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum and Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid and Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Memphis: The Delta Blues Museum (in Clarksdale) and Tupelo (Tupelo Automobile Museum & Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, examine the collection at Railroad & Trolley Museum, browse the exhibits of Graceland, and don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Memphis trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Cheekwood will appeal to history buffs. Head to The Copper Fox Gallery and David Arms Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: National Corvette Museum (in Bowling Green) and Franklin (Carter House & Carnton). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin, and steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nashville online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Panama City Beach

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Andrews State Park and Santa Rosa Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Swim with Dolphins. Change things up with a short trip to Grayton Beach State Park in Grayton Beach (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Panama City Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nashville in April, with highs in Panama City Beach at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Pulaski National Monument and Colonial Park Cemetery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. Venture out of the city with trips to Jekyll Island Historic District (in Jekyll Island), Butler Island Plantation (in Darien) and Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation (in Brunswick). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, get engrossed in the history at Davenport House Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Savannah trip planner.

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Savannah sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Marine Science Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stetson Mansion and SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach), St. Augustine (High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, Lightner Museum, &more) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Melbourne). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, kick back and relax at Ormond Beach, and see the interesting displays at American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Orlando tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Savannah to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Savannah in April, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Tampa

Big Guava

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Honeymoon Island State Park and Pass-a-Grille. Visiting Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center and Circle B Bar Reserve will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Jon Hair Monumental Sculpture (in St. Petersburg), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Clearwater) and Tarpon Springs (St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral & Fred Howard Park). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Bradenton Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Caspersen Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Siesta Key Rum.

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Traveling by car from Orlando to Tampa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Tampa sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Let the collections at The National WWII Museum and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Whitney Plantation. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Mike the Tiger's Habitat (in Baton Rouge) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner.

Fly from Tampa to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tampa to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tampa in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

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Lafayette

Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Shadows on the Teche, then contemplate the long history of Konriko Company Store, and then get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Conrad Rice Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jungle Gardens, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bird City.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lafayette trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from New Orleans to Lafayette in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Lafayette to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Houston.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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Houston

Bayou City

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.
Let the collections at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and The Menil Collection capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and 1892 Bishop's Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: Blue Bell Creameries (in Brenham), Battleship Texas State Historic Site (in La Porte) and George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (in College Station). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Museum Houston, browse the exhibits of Moody Mansion, get your game on at Escape Hunt, and admire the sheer force of Water Wall.

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You can drive from Lafayette to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Visit Mission San Jose and Gruene Historic District for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of the Pacific War and McNay Art Museum. Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Wildseed Farms & Grape Creek Vineyards). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Mission Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Briscoe Western Art Museum, and take in the history at Mission Concepcion.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Antonio road trip app.

You can drive from Houston to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Let the collections at LBJ Presidential Library and Bullock Texas State History Museum capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Hamilton Pool Preserve. Go for a jaunt from Austin to Fredericksburg to see Enchanted Rock State Natural Area about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of SoCo District, get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and get a taste of the local shopping with South Congress Avenue.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Austin trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Austin sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.