42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  16​h 30​min
New York City
— 16 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Atlanta
— Few hours
car:  4​h 30​min
Muscle Shoals
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Baton Rouge
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Mobile
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  25​h
End: Canberra

15
days
New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bryant Park, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planner.

Tokyo, Japan to New York City is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Tokyo to New York City, you'll gain 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in February; daily highs in New York City reach 8°C and lows reach -1°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn
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Photography Tours
Broadway ©
Broadway
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

few
hours
Atlanta

Atlanta
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Atlanta online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Atlanta takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 17°C and lows are around 4°C. On the 18th (Sun), you're off toMuscle Shoals.

Things to do in Atlanta

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

2
days
Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals ©
Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Ivy Green and then contemplate the long history of Muscle Shoals Sound Studios.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Muscle Shoals online trip itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Atlanta to Muscle Shoals with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Muscle Shoals is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Atlanta in February since evenings lows in Muscle Shoals dip to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for Tupelo.

Things to do in Muscle Shoals

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Ivy Green
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studios ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studios

1
day
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center as well as Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tupelo road trip app .

Drive from Muscle Shoals to Tupelo in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Tupelo can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Tupelo

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
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Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center ©

1
day
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Delta Blues Museum, The Crossroad and The Rock & Blues Museum. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Crossroad.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Oxford travel planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Oxford in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Oxford

#Museums, #Shopping

Side Trip

Clarksdale
Highlights from your plan
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel as well as Sun Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis travel route planner .

Drive from Tupelo to Memphis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Memphis sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Memphis

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

1
day
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. You've now added Vicksburg National Military Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vicksburg National Military Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vicksburg trip planning site .

You can drive from Memphis to Vicksburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Vicksburg

#Historic Sites, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park

few
hours
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Houmas House Plantation and Gardens has been added to your itinerary.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Baton Rouge online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Baton Rouge takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vicksburg in February, with highs in Baton Rouge at 21°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

#Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes French Quarter Bike Tours, Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral and appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip maker website .

You can take a bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Baton Rouge, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 15°C. You will leave for Mobile on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in New Orleans

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

2
days
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum and then learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mobile tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Mobile takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mobile when traveling from New Orleans in March, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Mobile

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Pensacola, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home

0
days
Atlanta

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Atlanta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mobile to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in Atlanta

#Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games

5
days
New York City

New York City ©
See even more of New York City: go for a walk through Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and stroll through The High Line.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, New York City is little chillier than Atlanta - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Top of the Rock ©
Top of the Rock

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