15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  23 h
1
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Tupelo
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Sydney

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 1st (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, thenlook for gifts at Faulkner House Books, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally contemplate the long history of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip site.

Sydney, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 16 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

2
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On your second day here, stop by Chocolate Corner, thentake in the history at Fort Morgan State Historic Site, and then immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gulf Shores day trip planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Gulf Shores takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Gulf Shores: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy, and then steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tupelo trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Gulf Shores to Tupelo by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Gulf Shores in October, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Tupelo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Tupelo

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy

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.
On the 7th (Sun), examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, thentake in the history at Lotz House Museum, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Copper Fox Gallery. On your second day here, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, see the interesting displays at Carnton, and then stop by Downtown Franklin.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tupelo to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Nashville sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Charleston Tea Garden, explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree, thenget engrossed in the history at Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon, and finally look for gifts at One Of A Kind. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House and then stroll through Folly Beach Public Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston road trip planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Charleston in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Charleston due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Charleston when traveling from Nashville in October, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Charleston Tea Garden, Angel Oak Tree, Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, thenget to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Savannah online route planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thenzoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head trip planner.

Getting from Savannah to Hilton Head by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Speed Boats Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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