16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner
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Fly to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Drive to Chapel Hill
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Chapel Hill
— 1 night
Drive
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Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly
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Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly

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Chapel Hill — 1 night

Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): deepen your understanding at University of North Carolina.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chapel Hill road trip planning tool.

London, UK to Chapel Hill is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Chapel Hill due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, expect Chapel Hill to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 66°F. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Raleigh.
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Raleigh — 1 night

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Raleigh trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Chapel Hill to Raleigh in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Raleigh can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Charleston.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip

Charleston — 3 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Michael's Church and Photography Tours. Step out of Charleston with an excursion to The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Edmondston-Alston House.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Charleston trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Raleigh to Charleston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Charleston when traveling from Raleigh in June, with lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly to Atlanta.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Side Trips

Atlanta — 3 nights

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piedmont Park and Centennial Olympic Park. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get advice or help at Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, examine the collection at High Museum of Art, and admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta trip maker site.

You can fly from Charleston to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Atlanta are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Nashville.
Parks · Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Nashville — 3 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like RCA Studio B and Lotz House Museum. Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nashville online day trip planner.

Getting from Atlanta to Nashville by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to New Orleans.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trip

New Orleans — 4 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA and Walking tours. The adventure continues: make a trip to French Quarter, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, walk around Audubon Park, and stroll through New Orleans Musical Legends Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in June: highs in New Orleans hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.