15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
3
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Louisville
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
8
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
train + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Manchester

1
night
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker website .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In August, New York City is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 6th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 8th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, contemplate the long history of The Old Mill, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg online holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Garden District and Oak Alley Plantation. Change things up with a short trip to Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site in Vacherie (about 58 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans tour itinerary app .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Gatlinburg to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Gatlinburg in August, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Vacherie, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
day
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.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter Catholic Church, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Memphis takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Memphis to be slightly colder, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul 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 14th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of The Parthenon, then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nashville holiday builder tool .

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Nashville sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel, see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally try your luck at Churchill Downs.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Louisville online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Nashville to Louisville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Louisville is 1 hour. In August in Louisville, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then trek along Niagara Gorge Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Louisville to Niagara Falls in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, Niagara Falls is little chillier than Louisville - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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