60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 5 nights
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Huntsville
— 4 nights
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Key West
— 7 nights
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Miami
— 6 nights
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
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Hilton Head
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 6 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
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Raleigh
— 5 nights
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Asheville
— 6 nights
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Montgomery

— 2 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Take a break from Montgomery with a short trip to Toomer's Corner in Auburn, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, admire the local landmark of Court Square Fountain, pause for some photo ops at Hank Williams Statue, and take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Montgomery online driving holiday planner.

Jekyll Island to Montgomery is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jekyll Island to Montgomery due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jekyll Island in December, with highs in Montgomery at 62°F and lows at 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Birmingham

— 5 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Morgan Creek Vineyards (in Harpersville) and Ozan Winery & Cellars (in Calera). Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours, sample the tasty concoctions at Cahaba Brewing Company, take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Birmingham sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Huntsville

— 4 nights

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Change things up with these side-trips from Huntsville: Franklin (Carter House, Lotz House Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Journey Therapeutic Massage, stroll around Dog Spot dog park, immerse yourself in nature at Monte Sano State Park, and get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Huntsville route tool.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Huntsville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Birmingham in January, you will find days in Huntsville are little chillier (48°F), and nights are about the same (32°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Key West

— 7 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Explore Key West's surroundings by going to National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key) and Marathon (Crane Point Museum & Nature Center & Sombrero Beach). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, make a trip to Duval Street, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Key West road trip planner.

Getting from Huntsville to Key West by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Huntsville to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Key West is warmer than Huntsville - with highs of 76°F and lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami

— 6 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Step out of Miami with an excursion to Shark Valley Visitor Center in Everglades National Park--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, make a trip to Collins Avenue, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and stroll around Matheson Hammock Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Miami trip maker website.

Getting from Key West to Miami by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. January in Miami sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Orlando

— 6 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 25th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, pause for some serene contemplation at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, and cool off at Discovery Cove.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando vacation builder tool.

Getting from Miami to Orlando by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, Orlando is a bit cooler than Miami - with highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. St. Augustine is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, take an in-depth tour of Medieval Torture Museum, stroll through St. Augustine Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Marcos National Monument.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine route builder app.

You can drive from Orlando to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, you will find days in St. Augustine are slightly colder (65°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Hilton Head

— 3 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hilton Head: Beaufort (Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Pat Conroy Literary Center, &more). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery, view the masterpieces at The Silver Garden Gallery, examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Hilton Head takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from St. Augustine in February, with highs in Hilton Head at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Charleston

— 6 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Sumter National Monument, stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Charleston are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Myrtle Beach

— 2 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 13th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Litchfield Beach, and then look for gifts at Harrelson's Seafood Market. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Sacred Willow Spa, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Raleigh

— 5 nights

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: Destination Downtown (in Mebane), Durham (Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Duke University Chapel, &more) and Old Town Cemetery (in Hillsborough). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Conservators Center, get curious at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, head outdoors with Capital Area Greenway, and walk around Pullen Park.

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Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Raleigh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In February, Raleigh is slightly colder than Myrtle Beach - with highs of 55°F and lows of 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Asheville

— 6 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asheville: Hillside Winery (in Sevierville), Gatlinburg (Fowler's Clay Works, Ole Smoky, &more) and Pigeon Forge (Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, Titanic Museum Attraction, &more). There's much more to do: sample some tasty brews at BREW-ed, shop like a local with Lexington Glassworks, look for gifts at New Morning Gallery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Highland Brewing Company.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip itinerary site.

Getting from Raleigh to Asheville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. In February in Asheville, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenville

— 3 nights

Textile Center of the World

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Greenville: City Scape Winery (in Pelzer) and Campbell's Covered Bridge (in Landrum). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery, take in the awesome beauty at Whiteside Mountain, look for gifts at M.Judson Booksellers & Storytellers, and visit West End.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Greenville journey builder app.

You can drive from Asheville to Greenville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Greenville, with lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Trails

Side Trips

Alabama travel guide

4.4
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Military Museums · Historic Sites
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.

Florida travel guide

4.4
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.