11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
1
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mobile
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Montgomery
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Murfreesboro
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Jackson
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Houston
— Few hours
End: Houston

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, examine the collection at Houston Museum District, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Houston driving holiday site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Houston. In August, daytime highs in Houston are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, make a trip to Jackson Square, and learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans holiday builder site .

Fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Houston in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 82°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Thu) before leaving for Mobile.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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hours
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Mobile Police History Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Mobile by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Mobile to be slightly colder, around 75°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mobile Police History Museum ©
Mobile Police History Museum

few
hours
Montgomery

Montgomery
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Montgomery sightseeing planning site .

Drive from Mobile to Montgomery in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 72°F at night. You will leave for Birmingham on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Montgomery

Parks Museums Outdoors

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Birmingham road trip planner .

Getting from Montgomery to Birmingham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

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nights
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Hazen Brigade Monument, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Cannonsburgh Village, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Franklin.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Murfreesboro travel route app .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Murfreesboro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Murfreesboro can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Room Escape Games
Carnton ©
Carnton

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night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Natchez Trace Pkwy and then see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tupelo driving holiday planning tool .

Drive from Murfreesboro to Tupelo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In August in Tupelo, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jackson.

Things to do in Tupelo

Trails Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. On the 13th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, and then look for gifts at Lemuria Books.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jackson trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Jackson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©

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hours
Houston

Houston ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo.

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You can fly from Jackson to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

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