11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Richmond
1
Richmond
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Richmond

1
day
Richmond

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Maymont, admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Richmond. In August, daytime highs in Richmond are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Richmond

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Maymont ©
Maymont

1
night
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville online day trip planner .

You can fly from Richmond to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mohave Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 80°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planning app .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
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.
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, walk around New Orleans City Park, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and take a stroll through Royal Street.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans sightseeing tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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