30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 6 nights
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Austin
— 6 nights
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Raleigh
— 5 nights
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Dallas
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 8 nights

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Old Glory Distilling Co. (in Clarksville), Casey Jones Distillery (in Hopkinsville) and Mammoth Cave National Park (Mammoth Cave & Tall Man's Misery). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville day trip site.

Los Angeles to Nashville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Nashville. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nashville, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Casey Jones Distillery ©
Casey Jones Distillery
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Austin: San Antonio (McNay Art Museum, The Alamo, &more). There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Austin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Nashville in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Austin, with highs around 98°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Austin

Side Trips

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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

5
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Raleigh

Raleigh ©

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Get out of town with these interesting Raleigh side-trips: Durham (Golden Belt Historic District, Urban Axes Durham, &more) and Carolina Tiger Rescue (in Pittsboro). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Neuse River Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Apex Community Park, and get curious at Marbles Kids Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Raleigh trip maker app.

Fly from Austin to Raleigh in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Raleigh is 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in August, expect Raleigh to be slightly colder, temps between 88°F and 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Urban Axes Durham ©
Urban Axes Durham
Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail

4
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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Fort Worth (Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Kimbell Art Museum, &more), Eagle Gun Range (in Lewisville) and NRH2O Family Water Park (in North Richland Hills). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, get to know the fascinating history of Grapevine Historic Main Street District, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas trip planner.

You can fly from Raleigh to Dallas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Raleigh to Dallas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Raleigh in August: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 96°F and lows are around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Baltimore (Power Plant, Horseshoe Casino, &more) and Gettysburg (Monument to Major General George Gordon Meade, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC holiday maker website.

You can fly from Dallas to Washington DC in 6 hours. Other options are to 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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in August, with highs in Washington DC at 87°F and lows at 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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