8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Tunica
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
4
Williamsburg
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Edison
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Austin

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Tunica

Tunica
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tunica driving holiday planner .

Austin to Tunica is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Austin in December, things will get slightly colder in Tunica: highs are around 49°F and lows about 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park, steep yourself in history at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Tunica to Birmingham takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tunica in December: high temperatures in Birmingham hover around 59°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours and then admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then explore the galleries of Fort Sumter National Monument.

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You can fly from Birmingham to Charleston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Charleston. In December in Charleston, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

1
day
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and then contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg.

Plan trip to Williamsburg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Charleston to Williamsburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Charleston in December: high temperatures in Williamsburg hover around 56°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Edison.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

1
night
Edison

Edison ©
Edison is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area, and the Raritan Bayshore subregion of the Jersey Shore. On the 20th (Thu), stroll through Colonial Park, then relax in the rural setting at Duke Farms, and then admire all the interesting features of TD Bank Ballpark Home of Somerset Patriots.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Edison tour planner .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Edison takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Williamsburg in December: highs in Edison hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Edison

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

TD Bank Ballpark Home of Somerset Patriots, Duke Farms, Colonial Park
Highlights from your plan
Duke Farms ©
Duke Farms
Colonial Park ©
Colonial Park

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then take a stroll through Old Town, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC tour website .

Traveling by car from Edison to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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