15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Nashville
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 1 night
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Atlanta
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Chincoteague Island
— 1 day
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
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Arlington
— 1 night
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Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

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 7th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville holiday planner.

London, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Memphis

— 1 night

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
On the 9th (Mon), contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, make a trip to Beale Street, then see the interesting displays at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Memphis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Memphis when traveling from Nashville in September, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites · Museums

New Orleans

— 1 night

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.
On the 10th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Escape My Room New Orleans. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Royal Street.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Memphis in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then explore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and then stroll through Sope Creek Trail.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Atlanta trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from New Orleans to Atlanta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Atlanta. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip builder app.

You can fly from Atlanta to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the galleries of Nathaniel Russell House and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Folly Beach Public Beach. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, identify plant and animal life at The Center for Birds of Prey, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Charleston, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Chincoteague Island

— 1 day
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chincoteague Island trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Charleston to Chincoteague Island by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Charleston in September since evenings lows in Chincoteague Island dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Williamsburg

— 1 night

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Colonial National Historical Park, contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg day trip planning site.

Getting from Chincoteague Island to Williamsburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Shenandoah National Park

— 1 night
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bearfence Mountain and then hike along Old Rag Mountain Hike.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Shenandoah National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Shenandoah National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Shenandoah National Park when traveling from Williamsburg in September, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Arlington

— 1 night

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then grab your bike and head to Mount Vernon Trail, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Arlington trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Arlington in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and subway. In September in Arlington, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Georgia travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Aquariums
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.