12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Knoxville
— 3 nights
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 3 nights

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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.
Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of American History, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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New York City to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Escape the urban bustle at Roaring Fork and Mount LeConte. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Knoxville: Sugarlands Distilling Company (in Gatlinburg) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cades Cove, &more). It doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at Navitat Knoxville and stroll around High Ground Park & River Bluff Wildlife Area.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Knoxville trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Knoxville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Knoxville sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Roaring Fork
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Cades Cove
4.4

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 15th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Ruffner Mountain, see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, then grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail, and finally learn the secrets of beer at Red Clay Tours.

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You can drive from Knoxville to Birmingham in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Knoxville to Birmingham. In April, daytime highs in Birmingham are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Birmingham

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums · Parks
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Wildlife Area
Ruffner Mountain
4.6
Biking Trail
Rotary Trail
4.6

3
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New Orleans

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like French Quarter and Jackson Square. You'll explore and learn at The National WWII Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, see the interesting displays at Backstreet Cultural Museum, get a dose of the wild on Happiness Bayou Tours, and take a stroll through Frenchmen Street.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Drive from Birmingham to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Birmingham in April since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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Garden District
4.7
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French Quarter
4.1

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