60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary builder

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Atlanta
— 4 nights
Fly to Baton Rouge, Drive to Natchez
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Natchez
— 3 nights
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 5 nights
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Louisville
— 4 nights
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Cincinnati
— 4 nights
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Cleveland
— 3 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 5 nights
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Savannah
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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
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Asheville
— 5 nights
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Williamsburg
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
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Atlanta

— 4 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Ducktown). There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Atlanta is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in August: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Atlanta

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Natchez

— 3 nights
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Natchez side-trips: Vicksburg (Texas Monument & U.S.S. Cairo Museum). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, sample the tasty concoctions at Natchez Brewing Company, contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, and admire the natural beauty at Natchez Garden Club.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Natchez road trip planning app.

Getting from Atlanta to Natchez by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Natchez due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trip

Birmingham

— 2 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 23rd (Tue), examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and then take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum and then learn the secrets of beer at Red Clay Tours.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Birmingham driving holiday planner.

Drive from Natchez to Birmingham in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In August in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

Nashville

— 5 nights

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.
Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Mammoth Cave National Park (Tall Man's Misery & Mammoth Cave) and Bowling Green (NCM Motorsports Park & National Corvette Museum). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nashville road trip planning website.

You can drive from Birmingham to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Nashville are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Louisville

— 4 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Explore Louisville's surroundings by going to Brashears Creek (in Taylorsville), Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm (in Georgetown) and Lexington (Bluegrass Distillers & James E. Pepper Distillery). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Louisville travel planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Louisville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Louisville. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Cincinnati

— 4 nights

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
Explore Cincinnati's surroundings by going to Little Miami Scenic Trail (in Springfield), Morgan's Outdoor Adventures (in Oregonia) and National Museum of the US Air Force (in Dayton). There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, stroll around Smale Riverfront Park, get outside with Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cincinnati journey maker app.

You can drive from Louisville to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Louisville in September, Cincinnati is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Cleveland

— 3 nights

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cleveland: Fellows Riverside Gardens (in Youngstown), F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (in Akron) and Cedar Point (in Sandusky). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, walk around Rocky River Reservation, take an in-depth tour of Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, and admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cleveland driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Cleveland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Cincinnati in September, expect nights in Cleveland to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 4 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Take a break from Myrtle Beach with a short trip to Sacred Willow Spa in Calabash, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Barefoot Landing, get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach, and meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Cleveland to Myrtle Beach in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Cleveland in September, expect Myrtle Beach to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Charleston

— 5 nights
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, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, get engrossed in the history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston day trip planning website.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Charleston sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Savannah

— 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails & Dolphin & Whale Watching). Next up on the itinerary: go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum, make a trip to Historic River Street, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Savannah trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can fly to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Pigeon Forge

— 4 nights

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Explore Pigeon Forge's surroundings by going to Hartford (Zipline & River Rafting & Tubing). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get in on the family fun at The Island in Pigeon Forge, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge itinerary builder site.

Getting from Savannah to Pigeon Forge by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pigeon Forge when traveling from Savannah in September, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Asheville

— 5 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Venture out of the city with trips to Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours (in Rosman), Zipline (in Lake Lure) and Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards (in Hendersonville). There's still lots to do: cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy, learn the secrets of beer at BREW-ed, take a peaceful walk through DuPont State Recreational Forest, and explore the striking landscape of Pisgah National Forest.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Asheville vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Asheville by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Asheville

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 4 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Venture out of the city with trips to Newport News (The Mariners' Museum & Park & The Noland Trail). Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Colonial National Historical Park. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Colonial Williamsburg, make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take an in-depth tour of Historic Jamestowne.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Williamsburg day trip website.

You can fly from Asheville to Williamsburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Asheville in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Williamsburg, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 8 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Kitchen Kettle Village (in Intercourse), Old Windmill Farm (in Ronks) and The Amish Farm and House (in Lancaster). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, and stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip maker.

You can fly from Williamsburg to Philadelphia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Williamsburg in October: highs in Philadelphia hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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.

Mississippi travel guide

3.4
Casinos · Historic Sites · History Museums
The Magnolia State
Still relatively unspoiled by mass tourism, Mississippi epitomizes rich history and offers warm hospitality to those who vacation here. The Mississippi River forms most of its western border, so it's no surprise that this mighty waterway shapes the lives of people calling the "Magnolia State" their home. The river influences everything from the food they eat to the music they listen to. Perhaps the easiest way to discover Mississippi is to take a drive on the 715 km (444 mi) long national parkway, which follows a route used since pre-colonial times that's famous for its scenic beauty and attractions of historical interest. At the end of the parkway sits a town packed with nearly 600 antebellum homes.

Alabama travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
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.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theme Parks
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.

Kentucky travel guide

4.5
Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.

Ohio travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Casinos · Water Parks
The Buckeye State
Nicknamed the "Heart of It All" because of its heart-like shape, Ohio is perhaps best described as a mosaic of big cities and small towns, with vast tracts of farmland in between. Always a major industrial and political player in the country, the state was the home to eight American presidents and the Wright brothers, inventors of the airplane. The first man to walk on the Moon came from Ohio, as did 23 other astronauts. More than just an overachiever in science, industry, and politics, the state is also a serious holiday destination, featuring both traditional Amish farms and bustling cities with a great selection of things to do.

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

4.4
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.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Casinos · Specialty Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.