60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Montgomery
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Huntsville
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 8 nights
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Miami Beach
— 6 nights
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Orlando
— 7 nights
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St. Augustine
— 6 nights
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Hilton Head
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 6 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Raleigh
— 5 nights
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Asheville
— 6 nights
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Greenville
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Montgomery

— 1 night
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and then admire the local landmark of Court Square Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then get engrossed in the history at Equal Justice Initiative, and finally get engrossed in the history at Legacy Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Montgomery driving holiday planner.

Atlanta to Montgomery is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Montgomery, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. December in Montgomery sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums

Birmingham

— 2 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours and then get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and then stop by Bass Pro Shop.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham vacation planner.

Getting from Montgomery to Birmingham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in January, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

Huntsville

— 2 nights

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take a stroll through Twickenham, engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Journey Therapeutic Massage, and then walk around Big Spring Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Huntsville attractions planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Huntsville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Birmingham in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Huntsville: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to fly to Key West.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Key West

— 8 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Venture out of the city with trips to Crane Point Museum & Nature Center (in Marathon) and Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, make a trip to Southernmost Point, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Huntsville to Key West in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Huntsville to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Huntsville in January, expect Key West to be much warmer, temps between 76°F and 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach

— 6 nights

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami Beach: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Mahogany Hammock, &more), Key Largo (Island Dolphin Care & Key Largo Baptist Church) and Cypress Outdoor Adventures (in Everglades Wildlife Management Area). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, get a taste of the local shopping with Collins Avenue, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Miami Beach road trip planner.

Getting from Key West to Miami Beach by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. January in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Orlando

— 7 nights

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.
Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to DeLand (Stetson Mansion, Stetson University, &more). Have a day of magic on the 20th (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Sat) at Discovery Cove. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, tee off at Grande Vista Golf Club, and make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Miami Beach to Orlando takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Miami Beach in January; daily highs in Orlando reach 71°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Golf · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Augustine

— 6 nights
St. Venture out of the city with trips to Spas (in Flagler Beach) and Ormond Beach (Andy Romano Beachfront Park & Tomoka Christian Church). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, appreciate the history behind Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, take an in-depth tour of Medieval Torture Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Bog Brewing Company.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Orlando to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in January: highs in St. Augustine hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 4 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Venture out of the city with trips to Beaufort (Spanish Moss Trail, The Point, &more). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hilton Head Distillery, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Cross, indulge your senses at Carolina Tasting Room, and hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head day trip planning app.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Hilton Head in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from St. Augustine in February, with highs in Hilton Head at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Charleston

— 6 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, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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

You can drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Charleston, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 3 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Venture out of the city with trips to Litchfield Beach (in Litchfield Beach), Off-Road Tours (in North Myrtle Beach) and Brookgreen Gardens (in Murrells Inlet). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Sacred Willow Spa, learn about winemaking at Duplin Winery, take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meher Spiritual Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Myrtle Beach driving holiday planner.

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in February, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Raleigh.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Raleigh

— 5 nights

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Raleigh: Tanglewood Park (in Clemmons), Durham (Duke University, Duke University Chapel, &more) and Home Moravian Church (in Winston Salem). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Conservators Center, make a trip to Destination Downtown, take an in-depth tour of Marbles Kids Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Historic Oakwood.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Raleigh online trip maker.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Raleigh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in February, expect Raleigh to be a bit cooler, temps between 55°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Raleigh

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Asheville

— 6 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asheville: Jump Off Rock (in Laurel Park), Blowing Rock (Moses H. Cone Memorial Park & Zipline) and Hendersonville (Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, Acu-Na Wellness Center, &more). The adventure continues: go all around town with BREW-ed, do a tasting at Biltmore Winery at Antler Hill Village, explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, and take a memorable tour with Tumblestone Tours and Transportation.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Asheville itinerary maker.

You can drive from Raleigh to Asheville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Greenville

— 3 nights

Textile Center of the World

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Get out of town with these interesting Greenville side-trips: City Scape Winery (in Pelzer), Tryon (Overmountain Vineyards & Mountain Brook Vineyards) and Russian Chapel Hills Winery (in Columbus). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Corner Distillery, wander the streets of West End, explore the world behind art at Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, and take in the views from Campbell's Covered Bridge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Greenville planning site.

Getting from Asheville to Greenville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Asheville in February since evenings lows in Greenville dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Wineries · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Alabama travel guide

4.4
Military Museums · Historic Sites · 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.

Florida travel guide

4.4
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
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
Historic Sites · 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.