11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  13​h
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Paris

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Atlanta road trip planner .

Paris, France to Atlanta is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in June: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
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Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta ©

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.
On the 14th (Fri), wander the streets of Garden District, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old St. Patrick's Church. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

To see ratings and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Atlanta to New Orleans in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Atlanta in June, with lows around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Whitney Plantation
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of St. Joseph Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Port Hudson State Historic Site, examine the collection at USS Kidd, then identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger Habitat, then take an in-depth tour of West Baton Rouge Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Louisiana Memorial Plaza.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Baton Rouge trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from New Orleans to Baton Rouge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Baton Rouge, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

West Baton Rouge Museum, Port Hudson State Historic Site
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USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd
Mike the Tiger Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger Habitat
Port Hudson State Historic Site ©
Port Hudson State Historic Site

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nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, contemplate the long history of Martha Vick House, then witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Trinity. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson vacation builder tool .

Drive from Baton Rouge to Jackson in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Jackson

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vicksburg
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Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Cemetery ©
Vicksburg National Cemetery

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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 19th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip planner .

You can drive from Jackson to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Memphis sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©

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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 20th (Thu), admire the striking features of Downtown Presbyterian Church, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Carter House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Nashville are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Raccoon Mountain Caverns, witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, then take in the history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and finally examine the collection at Coker Museum.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Chattanooga driving holiday planner.

Getting from Nashville to Chattanooga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Raccoon Mountain Caverns ©
Raccoon Mountain Caverns

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