16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  5​h
1
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Miramar Beach
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Dandridge
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

2
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.
Visit Garden District and Jackson Square for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like French Quarter and Frenchmen Street. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, admire the striking features of Pontalba Buildings, stop by Faulkner House Books, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our New Orleans online itinerary planner .

Washington DC to New Orleans is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 70°F, while days are slightly colder, around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miramar Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

1
day
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach ©
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. On the 8th (Wed), kick back and relax at Crystal Sands Beach, then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Zone 60, Destin, and then immerse yourself in nature at Henderson Beach State Park.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Miramar Beach sightseeing planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Miramar Beach in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in May: highs in Miramar Beach hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Dandridge.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Destin
Highlights from your plan
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Escape Zone 60, Destin ©
Escape Zone 60, Destin

1
night
Dandridge

Dandridge is a town in Jefferson County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades, and then steep yourself in history at Glenmore Mansion. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Tinsley-Bible Drugstore, admire the sheer force of Hen Wallow Water Falls, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dandridge day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Miramar Beach to Dandridge. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Miramar Beach in May, expect little chillier with lows of 57°F in Dandridge. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Dandridge

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Glenmore Mansion, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Hen Wallow Water Falls ©
Hen Wallow Water Falls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), then contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nashville driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Dandridge to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dandridge to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In May in Nashville, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah Historic District and Mickve Israel Temple will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Olde Pink House. There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, stroll through Forsyth Park, and get engrossed in the history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

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You can fly from Nashville to Savannah in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Savannah, with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

2
nights
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hilton Head day trip site .

You can drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get a sense of the local culture at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Charleston History Tours. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Center for Birds of Prey. There's still lots to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get interesting insight from Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square, and contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hilton Head to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Wildlife Tours Parks

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, The Center for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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