8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Knoxville
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Seattle

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, then don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip planner .

Seattle to Birmingham is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Birmingham, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Birmingham reach 90°F and lows reach 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, and then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Atlanta day trip app .

You can drive from Birmingham to Atlanta in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Atlanta are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Food Tours

3
nights
Knoxville

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Knoxville: Gatlinburg (Sugarlands Distilling Company & Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies), River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Dollywood (in Pigeon Forge). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte and don't miss a visit to Market Square.

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Fly from Atlanta to Knoxville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Knoxville sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Knoxville

Theme Parks Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Mount LeConte, River Rafting & Tubing, Dollywood
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Monument Circle, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing.

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Fly from Knoxville to Indianapolis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Indianapolis sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Fun & Games Childrens Museums Museums
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Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
Room Escape Games
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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