11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Arlington
— 1 night
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
3
Jackson
— 1 night
4
Birmingham
— 1 night
5
Nashville
— 2 nights
6
Knoxville
— 2 nights

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 5th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Little Library, thenpause for some photo ops at Air Force Memorial, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and then make a splash at Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Arlington travel planner.

New York City to Arlington is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and subway; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole, Little Library
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans attractions planner.

You can fly from Arlington to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Arlington to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Arlington in July, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around °F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Ghost & Vampire Tours
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. On the 10th (Fri), get outside with Trustmark Park, contemplate the long history of Original First Baptist Church, thenview the masterpieces at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, and finally stop by Lemuria Books.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Jackson using our trip planner.

You can drive from New Orleans to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Jackson are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Jackson

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Trustmark Park
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Original First Baptist Church ©
Original First Baptist Church
Trustmark Park ©
Trustmark Park

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night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 11th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, thenget to know the fascinating history of Kelly Ingram Park, thenexamine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Birmingham tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Jackson to Birmingham in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Alabama Veterans Memorial Park ©
Alabama Veterans Memorial Park

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 12th (Sun), have fun at Royal Range USA, thentest your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), thensee a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League. On the next day, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then take in the history at Lotz House Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Nashville road trip site.

Drive from Birmingham to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
On the 14th (Tue), stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, and then learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Knoxville online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Nashville to Knoxville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Nashville to Knoxville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Knoxville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Trails Wineries

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee Homemade Wines
Highlights from your plan
East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

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