17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Jackson
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Lafayette
— 2 nights
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
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Austin
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights

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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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, browse the exhibits of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, sample the fine beverages at Smith Creek Moonshine, and get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Nashville is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -16 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in January; daily highs in Nashville reach 10°C and lows reach -1°C. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Highlights from your trip
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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
4.9

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Memphis online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. You'll set off for Jackson on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Memphis

Highlights from your trip
Specialty Museum
Graceland
4.4
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Historic Site
Sun Studio
4.7

1
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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson trip maker.

Drive from Memphis to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Memphis in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your trip

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Faulkner House Books, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and then stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip tool.

Getting from Jackson to New Orleans by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Jackson in January, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
French Quarter
4.1
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Historic Walking Area
Jackson Square
4.6

2
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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village, appreciate the history behind Urns of Justice, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, and finally stroll the grounds of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lafayette trip planning app.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Lafayette takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lafayette, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Vermilionville
4.6
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Historic Walking Area
Acadian Village
4.3

1
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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
On the 20th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Old City Cemetery, then examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Galveston attractions planning app.

Drive from Lafayette to Galveston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Lafayette in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Galveston, with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
The Seawall
4.2
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Cemetery
Old City Cemetery
4.6

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at The Driskill.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Austin sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Galveston to Austin in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Galveston in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Austin, with lows around 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Fri) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Government Building
Texas State Capitol
4.7
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Architectural Building
The Driskill
4.5
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History Museum
LBJ Presidential Library
4.6

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Petersen Automotive Museum, Downtown LA Walking Tours and Autry Museum of the American West. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): gain interesting insight with Downtown LA Walking Tours, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then examine the collection at Hollyhock House, and finally take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in January, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Highlights from your trip
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Observatory
Griffith Observatory
4.6
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8

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