15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h
1
Atlanta
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: London


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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Atlanta day trip planning tool .

London, UK to Atlanta is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Atlanta. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden

3
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dry Tortugas National Park and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West online trip builder .

You can fly from Atlanta to Key West in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Atlanta in August, with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Marathon road trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Pack the 28th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Orlando takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then explore and take pictures at Regions Field, then take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, and finally examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Birmingham trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Birmingham takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Birmingham is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Orlando in August since evenings lows in Birmingham dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and finally see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, then admire the landmark architecture of Fontanel Mansion, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip planner .

You can drive from Birmingham to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens ©
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 3rd (Tue), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum and then stroll through New Orleans City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

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Fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in September, plan for much hotter nights in New Orleans, with lows around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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