17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Atlanta
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Nashville
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Orange Beach
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
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Austin
— 2 nights
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Lahaina
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Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 15th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with National Center for Civil and Human Rights and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip maker.

London, UK to Atlanta is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Atlanta. In August, Atlanta is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours · Nightlife

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Graceland and then try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Memphis holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at Bodenhamer Recreation Center, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Orange Beach trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Memphis to Orange Beach in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. August in Orange Beach sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans journey planner.

You can drive from Orange Beach to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Orange Beach, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

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San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 24th (Tue), awaken your taste buds at Cottonwood Wine Tours, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio journey maker app.

Fly from New Orleans to San Antonio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in San Antonio: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, then stop by Central Market, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of The Driskill, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and then deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Austin online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Austin, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

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Lahaina

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Lahaina takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Austin in August: highs in Lahaina hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Alabama travel guide

4.2
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.

Louisiana travel guide

4.1
Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.

Texas travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

Maui travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Luaus
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.