13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  6​h
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Ontario

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Memphis Zoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then see the interesting displays at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Gold Strike Casino and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Village Creek State Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis online tour itinerary builder .

Los Angeles to Memphis is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Memphis. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Memphis at 90°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gold Strike Casino, Village Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Village Creek State Park ©
Village Creek State Park
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Nashville online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Charleston.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Stones River National Battlefield, Lotz House Museum, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 14th (Tue), settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, examine the collection at Edmondston-Alston House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, appreciate the history behind Fort Moultrie, and then take an in-depth tour of Fort Sumter National Monument.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Charleston trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Nashville to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Charleston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Charleston, with lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Fort Moultrie
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): learn about all things military at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, then admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Savannah driving holiday planner.

Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Savannah, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Hilton Head, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 18th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Stone Mountain Park. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, and then grab your bike and head to Silver Comet Trail.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Atlanta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Tellus Science Museum, Stone Mountain Park, Silver Comet Trail
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Tellus Science Museum ©
Tellus Science Museum
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta ©

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