15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Myers
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Muscle Shoals
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Fort Payne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: Fort Myers

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Gallery 202. Visit Lotz House Museum and Belle Meade Plantation for their historical value. Step out of Nashville to go to Charlotte and see Country View Market, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary maker app .

Fort Myers to Nashville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fort Myers to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Myers in September, expect Nashville to be little chillier, temps between 85°F and 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Franklin, Country View Market
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

3
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.
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Beale Street will appeal to history buffs. Head to Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid and Memphis Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, gain insight at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, sample the fine beverages at Pyramid Vodka, and stroll the grounds of Memphis National Cemetery.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Memphis travel planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Nashville in September, Memphis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Muscle Shoals.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals ©
Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fame Recording Studios, then admire the engineering at Wilson Lock and Dam, and then play a few rounds at The Shoals Golf Club - Fighting Joe Course.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Muscle Shoals trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Muscle Shoals takes 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Memphis in September since evenings lows in Muscle Shoals dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Muscle Shoals

Golf Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wilson Lock and Dam ©
Wilson Lock and Dam
Fame Recording Studios ©
Fame Recording Studios

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Shop till you drop at The Market at Pepper Place and Jim Reed Books. Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and Vulcan Park and Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, tee off at Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf, see the interesting displays at Southern Museum of Flight, and take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church.

Make your Birmingham itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Muscle Shoals to Birmingham takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Shopping Golf
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art

1
night
Fort Payne

Fort Payne ©
Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): browse for treasures at Big Mill Antique Mall, then look for gifts at Orbix Hot Glass, then don't miss a visit to Little River Canyon Center, and finally take in breathtaking views at Little River Canyon National Preserve.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Fort Payne trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Fort Payne takes 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Birmingham in September, with highs in Fort Payne at 82°F and lows at 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Fort Payne

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Little River Canyon National Preserve ©
Orbix Hot Glass ©
Orbix Hot Glass
Big Mill Antique Mall ©
Big Mill Antique Mall

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Popular historic sites such as Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Centennial Olympic Park are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Center for Civil and Human Rights and World of Coca-Cola. There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and examine the collection at Fire Station No. 6.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Fort Payne to Atlanta takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Fort Payne in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Atlanta, with lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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