6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Nashville
— 1 night
Drive
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Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive
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Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly
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Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive
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Durham
— 1 night

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Nashville — 1 night

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 7th (Fri), wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nashville sightseeing planner.

Durham to Nashville is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Birmingham.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Birmingham — 1 night

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 9th (Sun), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting and then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Birmingham tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Nashville to Birmingham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Atlanta.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums

Atlanta — 1 night

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

Plan my day in Atlanta using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Birmingham to Atlanta in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Atlanta is 1 hour. In October in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Raleigh.
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Tours · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Parks

Raleigh — 1 night

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 11th (Tue), get curious at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, stroll through Neuse River Trail, and then stroll around Pullen Park.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Raleigh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Raleigh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Raleigh can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Durham.
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Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Durham — 1 night

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): deepen your understanding at Duke University, take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Durham route planner.

Durham is just a stone's throw from Raleigh. In October in Durham, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Parks

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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Alabama travel guide

4.3
Military Museums · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.
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