16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Biloxi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Dauphin Island
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
7
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
9
Luray
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Rochester

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Zachary Taylor National Cemetery and then explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Louisville trip site .

Rochester to Louisville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rochester in June, expect Louisville to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Cathedral of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of the Assumption

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Stones River National Battlefield, browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nashville holiday planner.

Getting from Louisville to Nashville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Stones River National Battlefield
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Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Stones River National Battlefield ©
Stones River National Battlefield

1
night
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. You've now added The Delta Blues Museum to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at The Delta Blues Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, then make a trip to The Crossroad, and finally see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, then examine the collection at The Rock & Blues Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Jim Henson Exhibit, and finally see the interesting displays at Highway 61 Blues Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Clarksdale online itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Luray to Clarksdale. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Luray to Clarksdale due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Clarksdale can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping
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The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the New Orleans travel route planning website .

You can drive from Clarksdale to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Clarksdale in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 80°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Biloxi.

Things to do in New Orleans

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

1
night
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Catholic Church and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Biloxi holiday site .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Biloxi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Biloxi are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (76°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Biloxi

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum ©

1
night
Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island ©
Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico. For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dauphin Island tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Biloxi to Dauphin Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary ©

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nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 7th (Sun), get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah trip builder site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Dauphin Island to Savannah in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dauphin Island to Savannah due to the time zone difference. July in Savannah sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Washington Square.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Charleston sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Luray.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Fort Moultrie
Highlights from your plan
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

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nights
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at The Edinburg Mill. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Cooter's in Luray, stroll through White Oak Canyon Trail, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hawksbill Mountain.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Luray trip planner .

Do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Charleston to Luray in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Luray when traveling from Charleston in July, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

White Oak Canyon Trail, New Market State Historical Park, Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at The Edinburg Mill, Hawksbill Mountain
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