30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Memphis
— 2 nights
2
Austin
— 5 nights
3
San Antonio
— 5 nights
4
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
5
Buena Vista
— 2 nights
6
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
7
Bryson City
— 3 nights
8
Asheville
— 4 nights

2
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Graceland and Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Memphis trip planner.

Norfolk to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. June in Memphis sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Family-friendly places like Barton Springs Pool and Texas State Capitol will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Austin, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, stroll around Zilker Metropolitan Park, and deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Austin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Austin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Austin can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

5
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The San Antonio River Walk and Natural Bridge Caverns. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, and get in on the family fun at SeaWorld.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Antonio road trip website.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Garden of the Gods and North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Fly from San Antonio to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Colorado Springs. Traveling from San Antonio in June, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be much colder, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

2
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 17th (Wed), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see a world frozen in time at Vicksburg, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Winfield.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Buena Vista trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in June: high temperatures in Buena Vista hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours
Zipline

4
nights
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Pigeon Forge with an excursion to Zipline in Hartford--about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Dollywood, walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge, and examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge road trip tool.

Getting from Buena Vista to Pigeon Forge by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Buena Vista to Pigeon Forge is 2 hours. When traveling from Buena Vista in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Pigeon Forge, with highs around °F, while nights are much warmer with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bryson City.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Hartford, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

3
nights
Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Family-friendly places like River Rafting & Tubing and Carolina Outfitters will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bryson City: Dry Falls (in Highlands), Santeetlah Lake (in Robbinsville) and Macon County Historical Society and Museum (in Franklin). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Jump Off Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sterling, and get engrossed in the history at The Storytelling Center of the Southern Appalachians at Bryson City.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bryson City tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Bryson City in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Pigeon Forge in June; daily highs in Bryson City reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Bryson City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dry Falls, Whiteside Mountain, Carolina Outfitters, Santeetlah Lake
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Jump Off Trail ©
Jump Off Trail
Mount Sterling ©
Mount Sterling

4
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Bring the kids along to Zipline and Blue Ridge Pkwy. Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Crystal Mountain Gem Mine (in Brevard), Pisgah Forest Gem Mine (in Pisgah Forest) and Elijah Mountain Gem Mine (in Hendersonville). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company, don't miss a visit to Brinegar Cabin, and do a tasting at Biltmore.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Asheville day trip planning site.

Drive from Bryson City to Asheville in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, Zipline, Crystal Mountain Gem Mine, Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, Elijah Mountain Gem Mine
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine ©
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine ©
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine

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