16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Atlanta
— 3 nights
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Chattanooga
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Booth Western Art Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Swan House, then examine the collection at Carter Center, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Michael C. Carlos Museum, examine the collection at David J. Sencer CDC Museum, then see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atlanta First United Methodist Church.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta travel itinerary planner.

Los Angeles to Atlanta is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Atlanta is 3 hours. In October, Atlanta is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): wander the streets of Bluff View Art District. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Chattanooga National Cemetery, learn about winemaking at The Georgia Winery, and then see the interesting displays at Expedition:BIGFOOT!.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Chattanooga trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Chattanooga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Memphis.

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Memphis

Memphis ©

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.
On the 13th (Sun), try to win big at Southland Casino Racing, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and finally stop by Lansky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Memphis visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Chattanooga to Memphis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Memphis are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Capitol Hill and Old Town. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to U.S. Naval Academy (in Annapolis), Baltimore (Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine & The Walters Art Museum) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, steep yourself in history at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, take an in-depth tour of Smithsonian American Art Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

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You can fly from Memphis to Washington DC in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Washington DC. When traveling from Memphis in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore hidden gems such as The Nethercutt Collection and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Hollywood Walk of Fame. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Broad, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

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You can fly from Washington DC to Los Angeles in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 82°F and lows are around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

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