12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Irondale
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Laurel
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  7​h
End: New York City

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Visit Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and McGavock Confederate Cemetery for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stones River National Battlefield and Frist Center for Visual Arts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: President James K. Polk Home & Museum (in Columbia), Downtown Franklin (in Franklin) and George Dickel Distillery (in Tullahoma). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Arrington Vineyards, take in nature's colorful creations at Belmont Mansion, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, and contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip maker .

New York City to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Nashville are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are about the same (67°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Irondale.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Franklin, Arrington Vineyards, George Dickel Distillery, President James K. Polk Home & Museum, Stones River National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards

3
nights
Irondale

Irondale ©
Irondale is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. Ave Maria Grotto and Alabama National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament and St. Bernard Abbey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Irondale: Noccalula Falls Park & Campground (in Gadsden) and Jules J. Berta Vineyards (in Albertville). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Train Watching Platform.

Planning Irondale trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Nashville to Irondale in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Irondale can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Laurel.

Things to do in Irondale

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cullman, Noccalula Falls Park & Campground, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Jules J. Berta Vineyards, Alabama National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Train Watching Platform ©
Train Watching Platform
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©
Ave Maria Grotto ©
Ave Maria Grotto

1
night
Laurel

Laurel ©
Laurel is a city in and the second county seat of Jones County, Mississippi, United States. On the 29th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Landrum's Homestead & Village.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Laurel route planner .

You can drive from Irondale to Laurel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Laurel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Landrum's Homestead & Village ©
Landrum's Homestead & Village

3
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Blue Bell Creameries and Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Houston: Battleship Texas State Historic Site (in La Porte), Washington-on-the-Brazos (in Washington) and Bonfire Memorial (in College Station). There's more to do: examine the collection at Houston Museum District and explore and take pictures at Water Wall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Houston trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Laurel to Houston with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Laurel in June since evenings lows in Houston dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

La Porte, College Station, Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site, Blue Bell Creameries
Highlights from your plan
Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District
Blue Bell Creameries ©
Blue Bell Creameries

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