60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey maker

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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Helen
— 5 nights
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Birmingham
— 7 nights
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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Key West
— 6 nights
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Marathon
— 5 nights
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Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Key Largo
— 5 nights
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Everglades National Park
— 4 nights
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Miami
— 3 nights
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Savannah
— 5 nights
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Charleston
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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: Cartersville (Booth Western Art Museum & Pine Mountain Recreation Area), Old Car City (in White) and Fort Oglethorpe (Chickamauga Battlefield & Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park). The adventure continues: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of Biblical History Center, admire the natural beauty at Hills & Dales Estate, and stroll the grounds of Oakland Cemetery.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta road trip planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Atlanta. In October, daytime highs in Atlanta are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helen.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Helen

— 5 nights

Georgia's Alpine Village

A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clayton (Chattahoochee National Forest & Bartram Trail), Blairsville (Meeks Park & Brasstown Bald) and Dawsonville (Burt's Farm & Base of the Falls Trail). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at VIP Southern Tours, relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, hike along Appalachian Trail, and stop by Sunrise Grocery.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Helen travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Helen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, Helen is a bit cooler than Atlanta - with highs of 70°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Helen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Birmingham

— 7 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Get out of town with these interesting Birmingham side-trips: Clear Creek (in Jasper), Wheeler Lake (in Decatur) and Montgomery (Legacy Museum & National Memorial for Peace and Justice). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Red Clay Tours, stroll around Birmingham's Railroad Park, take an in-depth tour of U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helen to Birmingham in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Traveling from Helen to Birmingham, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Helen in October; daily highs in Birmingham reach 78°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Orlando

— 6 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.
Have a day of magic on the 18th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 19th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Animal Kingdom, cool off at Discovery Cove, and explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planning website.

Getting from Birmingham to Orlando by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Birmingham in October: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 85°F and lows are around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Key West

— 6 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.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, and steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Key West trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Orlando in October, with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Marathon

— 5 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Venture out of the city with trips to Everglades National Park (in Florida City) and SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort (in Little Torch Key). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, stroll through Sombrero Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, and experience rural life at Grimal Grove.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marathon online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Islamorada

— 2 nights

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at Island Flow Yoga, then cast your line with a fishing tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Florida Keys Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Alligator Reef Light House, then head outdoors with Contagious Charters, and then immerse yourself in nature at Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Islamorada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in November, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Key Largo

— 5 nights

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Key Largo is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see what you can catch with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, step aboard SS Benwood, admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and explore the gorgeous colors at Grecian Rocks.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo online tour builder.

Key Largo is very close to Islamorada. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in November, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Everglades National Park

— 4 nights

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Everglades National Park is known for wildlife, trails, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see what you can catch with Everglades City Fishing Charters, trek along Old Ingraham Highway, explore the activities along Slough Slog, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pineland Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Everglades National Park online tour itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Key Largo to Everglades National Park in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Miami.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Miami

— 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Go for a jaunt from Miami to Hollywood to see JP Outfitters Inc. about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through South Beach, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Miami tour planner.

Getting from Everglades National Park to Miami by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Savannah

— 5 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 & Carolina Tasting Room), Bluffton (The Church of the Cross & May River Excursions) and Beaufort (Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours & Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, don't miss a visit to Savannah College of Art and Design, and walk around Forsyth Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Savannah road trip planning website.

Getting from Miami to Savannah by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in November, expect nights in Savannah to be much colder, around 49°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Charleston

— 7 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step out of Charleston with an excursion to The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Middleton Place, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at Nathaniel Russell House.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Charleston online trip maker.

Drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Charleston sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Georgia travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Aquariums
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.

Alabama travel guide

4.4
Dolphin & Whale Watching · 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.

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.