8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner
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Miami
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Orange Beach
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Nashville
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Columbus
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Miami — 1 night

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 1st (Sun), explore and take pictures at Deering Estate, visit Wynwood, and then admire the masterpieces at Perez Art Museum Miami. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Cape Florida Lighthouse, admire the majestic nature at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami tour builder tool.

Newark to Miami is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newark in August, expect Miami to be somewhat warmer, temps between 91°F and 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Orange Beach.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Orange Beach — 1 night

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Holmes Medical Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Orange Beach travel route site.

Fly from Miami to Orange Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Orange Beach, with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to fly to Nashville.
Outdoors · Beaches · Nature · Parks
Side Trips

Nashville — 3 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get in touch with nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Museum-lovers will appreciate Cheekwood and Madame Tussauds Nashville. Step out of Nashville with an excursion to Carter House in Franklin--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, and get a taste of local nightlife at The George Jones.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

You can fly from Orange Beach to Nashville in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Columbus.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Adventure
Side Trip

Columbus — 2 nights

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): engage your brain at COSI (Center of Science and Industry), stop by Short North Arts District, then see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of German Village. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Columbus Museum of Art, view the masterpieces at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and then take a stroll through Easton Town Center.

You can plan Columbus trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Columbus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nashville in August; daily highs in Columbus reach 84°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

United States travel guide

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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.