12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  18​h
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cherokee
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Jackson
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip app .

Jerusalem, Israel to Washington DC is an approximately 18-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Washington DC. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in September, with highs in Washington DC at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Asheville route planning site .

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Washington DC to Asheville in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in September, Asheville is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lexington Glassworks ©
Lexington Glassworks

1
night
Cherokee

The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 5th (Wed), take a memorable tour with Tours and then take a memorable drive along Newfound Gap Road.

To plan Cherokee vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Asheville to Cherokee by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Cherokee

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Newfound Gap Road
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River Rafting & Tubing
Newfound Gap Road ©
Newfound Gap Road

3
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and examine the collection at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville road trip app .

Drive from Cherokee to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cherokee to Nashville. Traveling from Cherokee in September, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
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 10th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, then don't miss a visit to McRaven House, then examine the collection at Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jackson trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nashville to Jackson in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Jackson, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vicksburg
Highlights from your plan
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum

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