22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  12​h 45​min
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Fly + bus + train:  4​h
Fort Worth
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Houston
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  14​h 30​min
Manchester

2
days
Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stop by Gruhn Guitars Inc. On your second day here, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nashville online tour itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in October: highs in Nashville hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Beer Tastings & Tours

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. and then make a trip to Graceland. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Dinstuhl's Fine Candies, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis online itinerary maker .

You can fly from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Memphis, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio. ©
Sun Studio.
Graceland ©
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum ©
National Civil Rights Museum

1
day
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then stop by Bathhouse Soapery, and then see the interesting displays at The Galaxy Connection.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hot Springs day trip planner .

You can drive from Memphis to Hot Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)
Bathhouse Soapery
Bathhouse Soapery
The Galaxy Connection ©
The Galaxy Connection

1
day
Fort Worth

Fort Worth
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
On the 19th (Fri), explore and take pictures at AT&T Stadium, steep yourself in history at Top O' Hill Terrace, and then steep yourself in history at Thistle Hill.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fort Worth trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Hot Springs to Fort Worth takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Fort Worth are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Top O' Hill Terrace
Top O' Hill Terrace
AT&T Stadium
AT&T Stadium
Thistle Hill
Thistle Hill

1
day
Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Dallas vacation app .

You can drive from Fort Worth to Dallas in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

2
days
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.
On the 21st (Sun), trek along San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando Cathedral, and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Friedrich Park, take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, then contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of the Americas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in October, you will find days in San Antonio are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

few
hours
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from San Antonio to Houston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Houston are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

4
days
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and take a stroll through Royal Street.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Houston in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Bank of America Stadium.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Charlotte holiday planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Orleans to Charlotte in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Charlotte due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Charlotte to be a bit cooler, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.
Highlights from your plan
Bank of America Stadium ©
Bank of America Stadium

5
days
Pigeon Forge

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.
Explore Pigeon Forge's surroundings by going to Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Mount LeConte, Chimney Tops, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, cool off at Dollywood, steep yourself in history at Little Greenbrier School, and get in on the family fun at Ripley’s Haunted Adventure.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Charlotte to Pigeon Forge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimney Tops ©
Chimney Tops

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