17 days in New Orleans, Memphis & Atlanta Itinerary

17 days in New Orleans, Memphis & Atlanta Itinerary

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17 days in New Orleans, Memphis & Atlanta Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Atlanta
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

5
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and stroll through New Orleans City Park.

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Manchester, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New Orleans is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Manchester in March, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (19°C), and nights are much hotter (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
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.
When in Memphis, make a side trip to see Horseshoe Casino in Tunica, approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Graceland, meet the residents at Memphis Zoo, try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, and appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

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Getting from New Orleans to Memphis by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in April, Memphis is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Horseshoe Tunica, Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

5
nights
Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore Atlanta's surroundings by going to Build an Ark Animal Rescue (in Ellijay), Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville) and Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta, contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park, and stroll through Zoo Atlanta.

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Traveling by flight from Memphis to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Atlanta is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Build an Ark Animal Rescue, Booth Western Art Museum, Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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