9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Custer
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Page
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jackson
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
7
Key West
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  6​h
8
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Dallas

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park and then appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Custer trip builder app .

Dallas to Custer is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Custer. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in September, with highs in Custer at 71°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Page road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Page takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in September, expect Page to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

1
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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis vacation planner .

You can fly from Page to Memphis in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to Memphis is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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night
Jackson

Jackson
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jackson trip maker site .

You can drive from Memphis to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Jackson sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 3rd (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and then contemplate the long history of Savannah Historic District.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Savannah trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Jackson to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Savannah, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

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.
For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Charleston road trip planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Charleston are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. You'll set off for Key West on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Outdoors Parks

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Key West

Key West ©
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.
On the 5th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fort Zachary Taylor, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Key West trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Charleston in October; daily highs in Key West reach 86°F and lows reach 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

1
night
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Gatlinburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Key West in October, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Gatlinburg: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Titanic Museum Attraction, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

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