10 days in Atlanta, New Orleans & Memphis Itinerary

10 days in Atlanta, New Orleans & Memphis Itinerary

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10 days in Atlanta, New Orleans & Memphis Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h
1
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: London

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Popular historic sites such as Little White House and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Amicalola Falls State Park and Center for Civil and Human Rights. Change things up with these side-trips from Atlanta: Wild Animal Safari (in Pine Mountain), Abernathy Greenway Park (in Sandy Springs) and Anna Ruby Falls (in Helen). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Stone Mountain Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta trip planner .

London, UK to Atlanta is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In June, Atlanta is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Anna Ruby Falls, Abernathy Greenway Park, Amicalola Falls State Park, Wild Animal Safari, Little White House
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Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Little White House ©
Little White House
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. Museum-lovers will get to explore Whitney Plantation and Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes and Culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, get in on the family fun at Carousel Gardens, stop by Boutique du Vampyre, and stroll through Audubon Zoo.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Atlanta to New Orleans by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Atlanta in June since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, Whitney Plantation, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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 8th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, see the interesting displays at Southern Tenant Farmers Museum, then contemplate the long history of Johnny Cash House, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hampson Museum State Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, then examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter Catholic Church.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Memphis trip itinerary site .

Drive from New Orleans to Memphis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you will find days in Memphis are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are a bit cooler (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Johnny Cash House, Hampson Museum State Park, Southern Tenant Farmers Museum
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Southern Tenant Farmers Museum ©
Southern Tenant Farmers Museum

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