16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Austin
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 2 nights

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Take a break from the city and head to Chimney Tops Trail and Cades Cove. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, look for all kinds of wild species at Quiet Walkways, and appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park day trip planning tool.

Manchester, UK to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Traveling from Manchester in March, expect nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, and finally shop like a local with Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): stroll around Forsyth Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at North Beach, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Savannah attractions planner.

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Savannah in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in March; daily highs in Savannah reach 24°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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nights
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faith Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Clam Creek Picnic Area, kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Jekyll Island visit planner.

Getting from Savannah to Jekyll Island by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Jekyll Island Trail System ©
Jekyll Island Trail System
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©

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 14th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then visit Garden District. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Royal Street, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans road trip planning app.

Getting from Jekyll Island to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Jekyll Island to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Jekyll Island in March, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 19°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve & Learning Center, then stroll through Port Aransas Beach, and then kick back and relax at Whitecap Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Texas Sealife Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Corpus Christi trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Corpus Christi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Corpus Christi, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall ©
Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion ©
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion

1
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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then shop like a local with Blue Star Contemporary, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planner.

You can drive from Corpus Christi to San Antonio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Corpus Christi in March since evenings lows in San Antonio dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Turkey Creek Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and finally take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Austin sightseeing planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
Turkey Creek Trail ©
Turkey Creek Trail

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Nashville

Nashville ©

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 20th (Sat): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip app.

You can fly from Austin to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in March, things will get slightly colder in Nashville: highs are around 19°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trip

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

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