16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Lexington
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Panama City
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Annapolis
Fly to Albany, Bus to Manchester

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Lexington

— 1 night
Home to two prestigious educational institutions, Lexington was founded in 1778.
To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lexington road trip site.

Manchester to Lexington is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You will leave for Nashville on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Lexington

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Nashville

— 2 nights

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.
On the 8th (Tue), brush up on your military savvy at Military Branch of Tennessee State Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Upper Room, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Patsy Cline Museum, get engrossed in the history at Oaklands Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Cannonsburgh Village, and finally stroll the grounds of Stones River National Cemetery.

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Traveling by flight from Lexington to Nashville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lexington to Nashville. Traveling from Lexington in June, things will get a bit warmer in Nashville: highs are around 88°F and lows about 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Memphis

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stroll around Mud Island, then steep yourself in history at Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of Memphis, gain insight at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then see the interesting displays at Metal Museum, then see the interesting displays at Railroad & Trolley Museum, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center.

Before you visit Memphis, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

New Orleans

— 4 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Immaculate Conception Church and Boutique du Vampyre. Get some cultural insight at Evergreen Plantation and The Historic New Orleans Collection. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to St. Joseph Plantation in Vacherie, about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Destrehan Plantation, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old St. Patrick's Church, brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Hall Confederate Civil War Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Our Sacred Stories.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Memphis to New Orleans by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Memphis in June, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 83°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Panama City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Panama City

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Panama City CENTER for the ARTS, take in the exciting artwork at Paul Brent Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at The Panama City Publishing Company Museum & Visitor Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Panama City online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Panama City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 73°F in Panama City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Savannah.

Things to do in Panama City

Museums · Shopping

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 17th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church and then brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Helena's Anglican Church, then take an in-depth tour of Beaufort History Museum, then see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center, and finally wander the streets of The Point.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Savannah day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Panama City to Savannah takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Panama City to Savannah, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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.
On the 19th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at French Huguenot Church, shop like a local with Robert Lange Studios, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can fly to Annapolis.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Annapolis

Capital of the United States for one year from 1783 to 1784, Annapolis has played a vital role in U.S. history.
On the 22nd (Tue), savor the flavors at Fishpaws Marketplace and then see the interesting displays at Hogshead.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Annapolis trip planner.

You can fly from Charleston to Annapolis in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Charleston in June; daily highs in Annapolis reach 81°F and lows reach 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Annapolis

Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.