30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  22​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Thibodaux
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Breaux Bridge
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
Lafayette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Eunice
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Indianola
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Greenwood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Waynesville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Gatlinburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Franklin
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
Sydney

4
days
New Orleans

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, and get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: highs in New Orleans hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Thibodaux.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter
Garden District

1
day
Thibodaux

Thibodaux is a city in and the parish seat of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States, along the banks of Bayou Lafourche in the northwestern part of the parish. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Oak Alley Plantation and then explore and take pictures at Nicholls State University.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thibodaux travel itinerary creator.

Getting from New Orleans to Thibodaux by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in December, Thibodaux is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Breaux Bridge.

Things to do in Thibodaux

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oak Alley Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Nicholls State University
Oak Alley Plantation

1
day
Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge a small city in St. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Lagniappe Antiques Etc..

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Breaux Bridge trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Thibodaux to Breaux Bridge in 2 hours. Traveling from Thibodaux in December, Breaux Bridge is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Breaux Bridge

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Lake Martin
Lagniappe Antiques Etc.

1
day
Lafayette

Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 16th (Sat), contemplate the long history of LARC's Acadian Village, then get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Acadiana.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lafayette trip itinerary maker.

Lafayette is just a short distance from Breaux Bridge. In December in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Eunice.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vermilionville
LARC's Acadian Village
Children's Museum of Acadiana

1
day
Eunice

Eunice is a city in Acadia and St. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Cajun Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Prairie Acadian Cultural Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Eunice itinerary planner.

Getting from Lafayette to Eunice by car takes about an hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lafayette in December: high temperatures in Eunice hover around 19°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Eunice

Museums

1
day
Natchez

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 18th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Jefferson College, make a trip to Longwood, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Natchez sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Eunice to Natchez takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Indianola.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica
Longwood
Jefferson College

1
day
Indianola

Indianola is a city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta. On the 19th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Highway 61 Blues Museum, take an in-depth tour of Jim Henson Exhibit, then look for gifts at Indianola Pecan House Inc, and finally see the interesting displays at B B King Museum & Delta.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Indianola travel planner.

Getting from Natchez to Indianola by car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Natchez, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Indianola, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Greenwood.

Things to do in Indianola

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Leland
Highlights from your plan
B B King Museum & Delta
Highway 61 Blues Museum
Jim Henson Exhibit

1
day
Greenwood

Greenwood is a city in and the county seat of Leflore County, Mississippi, located at the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta, approximately 96 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, and 130 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum of the Mississippi Delta and then look for gifts at Mississippi Gift Co.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Greenwood travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Indianola to Greenwood by car takes about an hour. In December in Greenwood, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Greenwood

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Mississippi Delta

1
day
Clarksdale

Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Rock & Blues Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Delta Blues Museum.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Clarksdale sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Greenwood to Clarksdale takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Greenwood, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Clarksdale, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Blues Museum
Delta Blues Museum

3
days
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.
Memphis is known for historic sites, museums, zoos & aquariums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Graceland, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, hunt for treasures at Memphis Farmers Market, and look for gifts at Saint Blues Guitar Workshop.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Clarksdale to Memphis takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tupelo.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio.
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum

few
hours
Tupelo

Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tupelo online itinerary creator.

Getting from Memphis to Tupelo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in December, plan for little chillier nights in Tupelo, with lows around 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Waynesville.

Things to do in Tupelo

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tupelo Hardware Company

1
day
Waynesville

Waynesville is a town in and the county seat of Haywood County, North Carolina, United States. On the 26th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Waterrock Knob, then take in the exciting artwork at Mahogany House, and then stop by The Chocolate Bear.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Waynesville travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Waynesville takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Tupelo to Waynesville is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Waynesville when traveling from Tupelo in December, with lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Waynesville

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Waterrock Knob
Highlights from your plan
Waterrock Knob
The Chocolate Bear

6
days
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Gatlinburg is known for breweries, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, get outside with The Sinks, admire all the interesting features of Little River Road, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Tops.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Waynesville to Gatlinburg takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Waynesville in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gatlinburg, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Franklin.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte
Newfound Gap Road
Chimney Tops

1
day
Franklin

More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Franklin on Foot, then contemplate the long history of Winstead Hill Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Franklin travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Franklin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Franklin are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Franklin

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum
Franklin on Foot
Winstead Hill Park

3
days
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville holiday planner.

Nashville is just a stone's throw from Franklin. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville

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