17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h
1
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Asheville
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
6
Atlanta
— 2 nights
End: Atlanta

3
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Popular historic sites such as Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and Fort Pulaski National Monument are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Olde Pink House and City Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Hilton Head (Spas & Wellness & Speed Boats Tours) and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, and take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

Plan my day in Savannah using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Atlanta to Savannah is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Explore hidden gems such as Angel Oak Tree and Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nathaniel Russell House and Fort Moultrie. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Aiken-Rhett House, cast your line with a fishing tour, admire the striking features of Drayton Hall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Charleston road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Charleston sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Fort Moultrie, Angel Oak Tree, Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Step out of the city life by going to Clingmans Dome and Roaring Fork. Step off the beaten path and head to Tennessee Homemade Wines and Spas & Wellness. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asheville: Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum (in Maggie Valley) and Gatlinburg (Ole Smoky Distillery - Barrelhouse & Sugarlands Distilling Company). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center, and take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville trip builder .

You can drive from Charleston to Asheville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charleston in April: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 69°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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.
On the 8th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Franklin Glassblowing Studio, then explore the galleries of Carter House, and finally browse the exhibits of Carnton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Downtown Franklin, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral.

Plan my day in Nashville using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Asheville to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House
Carnton ©
Carnton

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.
Visit Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Jackson Square for their historical value. The National WWII Museum and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Garden District, make a trip to French Quarter, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip tool .

Getting from Nashville to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in April, New Orleans is warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and then see the interesting displays at College Football Hall of Fame. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Silver Comet Trail, explore the world behind art at Center for Civil and Human Rights, then see the interesting displays at High Museum of Art, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Jackson Street Bridge.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from New Orleans to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in April since evenings lows in Atlanta dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Silver Comet Trail
Highlights from your plan
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights

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