12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Orlando
— 1 night
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Natchez
— 1 night
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Vicksburg
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Jackson
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Tupelo
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Franklin
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Pigeon Forge
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Asheville
— 1 night
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Little Switzerland
— 1 night
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Augusta
— 1 night
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Orlando
— 1 night
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Orlando

— 1 night

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.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico to Orlando is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Juan to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Juan in March: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. You'll set off for Natchez on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

Natchez

— 1 night
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Natchez trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Orlando to Natchez in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Natchez is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in March: high temperatures in Natchez hover around 24°C and lows are around 10°C. You'll set off for Vicksburg on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Vicksburg

Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 26th (Fri), don't miss a visit to McRaven House.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vicksburg trip planner.

Getting from Natchez to Vicksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for Jackson.
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Jackson

Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Old Capitol Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Mississippi State Capitol, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Greyhound Bus Station.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jackson tour planner.

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Jackson takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Jackson

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Tupelo

— 1 night
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tupelo trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Jackson to Tupelo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Jackson in March; daily highs in Tupelo reach 20°C and lows reach 6°C. You will leave for Memphis on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Memphis

— 2 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
On the 27th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally stop by Lansky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Graceland and then try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Memphis journey site.

You can drive from Tupelo to Memphis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Franklin.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

Franklin

More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
On the 29th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum and then take in the exciting artwork at Franklin Glassblowing Studio.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Franklin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Franklin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Franklin

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Nashville

— 2 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nashville road trip planning website.

Nashville is very close to Franklin. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Pigeon Forge

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge and then do a tasting at Mill Bridge Winery.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip builder website.

You can drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge. March in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Wineries

Asheville

— 1 night

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and finally shop like a local with Lexington Glassworks.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Asheville driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Asheville takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Little Switzerland.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Little Switzerland

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stop by Little Switzerland Books & Beans, then take in the awesome beauty at Emerald Village, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Crabtree Falls.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Little Switzerland trip planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Little Switzerland in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Little Switzerland are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Augusta.

Things to do in Little Switzerland

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Augusta

— 1 night
Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia, and located on the Savannah River, at the head of its navigable portion. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, take an in-depth tour of Augusta Museum of History, and then take an in-depth tour of Augusta Canal Discovery Center.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Augusta trip planner.

You can drive from Little Switzerland to Augusta in 4 hours. In April, Augusta is a bit warmer than Little Switzerland - with highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Augusta

Museums · Historic Sites

Orlando

— 1 night

Theme Park Capital of the World

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner.

Drive from Augusta to Orlando in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Augusta in April, with highs in Orlando at 34°C and lows at 21°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

United States travel guide

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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.