10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Roanoke
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Springfield

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Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. On the 16th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at National D-Day Memorial, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Natural Bridge of Virginia, and then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Virginia Museum of Transportation and then make a trip to Mill Mountain Star and Park.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Roanoke online visit planner .

Springfield to Roanoke is an approximately 4-hour car ride. September in Roanoke sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Roanoke

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Natural Bridge, National D-Day Memorial
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National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
Mill Mountain Star and Park ©
Mill Mountain Star and Park
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 18th (Tue), snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chattanooga day trip tool .

Getting from Roanoke to Chattanooga by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. September in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Chattanooga

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Walnut Street Bridge ©
Walnut Street Bridge

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Birmingham day trip planning tool .

Drive from Chattanooga to Birmingham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Birmingham. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 66°F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Birmingham

#Museums
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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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New Orleans

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.
On the 20th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Garden District. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the New Orleans vacation planner .

You can fly from Birmingham to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Birmingham in September, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta, meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, and then admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park and then examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Atlanta by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Atlanta, with lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Atlanta

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 24th (Mon), examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame, get lost in a book at Billy Graham Libary, and then get in on the family fun at Carowinds.

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Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Charlotte takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Charlotte

#Theme Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Billy Graham Libary ©
Billy Graham Libary
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and then experience rural life at Carter Mountain Orchard.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Charlottesville trip planner .

Getting from Charlotte to Charlottesville by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello ©
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard

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