11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Savannah
— 1 day
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Atlanta
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— 1 night
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Natchez
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): hit the best photo ops around with Capturing Savannah - Photography Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then walk around Forsyth Park, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah driving holiday planning site.

New York City to Savannah is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Savannah are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Tours

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Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Atlanta are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Tours

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Birmingham

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours and then test your problem-solving skills at Breakout Games - Birmingham.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Birmingham trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Birmingham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Birmingham is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in September, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Birmingham

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Fun & Games

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Hot Springs

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): head outdoors with Cedar Glades, pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hot Springs trip builder website.

You can fly from Birmingham to Hot Springs in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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Natchez

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Stratton Chapel Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, then admire the natural beauty at Natchez Garden Club, and finally make a trip to Choctaw Hall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Natchez online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Natchez takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In September, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, stop by Faulkner House Books, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Natchez to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Natchez in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando travel route builder site.

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in September: highs in Orlando hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

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Key West

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Peppers of Key West, get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, then sample the fine beverages at Papa's Pilar Rum Distillery, then stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and finally view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Key West sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in September, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Shopping · Wildlife · Outdoors

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Alabama travel guide

4.2
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.

Arkansas travel guide

4.4
State Parks · Historic Sites · Art Museums
The Natural State
With a diverse geography including mountains in the north, dense broadleaf forests in the south, and fertile lowlands in the east, Arkansas is aptly nicknamed the "Natural State." Still largely undiscovered by foreign tourists, the state hides a world of little-known lakes and rivers. Arkansas also includes vast state parks, offering visitors on vacation outstanding camping facilities in the middle of pristine natural areas sheltering blue herons, warblers, and bald eagles. Often stereotyped as little more than poor hillbilly country, Arkansas boasts a surprisingly diverse array of cultural attractions, including numerous museums, theaters, and cutting-edge sports venues. To learn about the real culture of Arkansas, explore its outstanding cuisine, traditional festivals, and lively music scene.

Mississippi travel guide

3.5
Casinos · Historic Sites · History Museums
The Magnolia State
Still relatively unspoiled by mass tourism, Mississippi epitomizes rich history and offers warm hospitality to those who vacation here. The Mississippi River forms most of its western border, so it's no surprise that this mighty waterway shapes the lives of people calling the "Magnolia State" their home. The river influences everything from the food they eat to the music they listen to. Perhaps the easiest way to discover Mississippi is to take a drive on the 715 km (444 mi) long national parkway, which follows a route used since pre-colonial times that's famous for its scenic beauty and attractions of historical interest. At the end of the parkway sits a town packed with nearly 600 antebellum homes.

Louisiana travel guide

4.1
Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.

Florida travel guide

4.3
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.