17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Vicksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): experience rural life at Beck Brothers blueberries U-Pick, revel in the low prices at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue, and then make a trip to International Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Timothy's Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, then discover the magic at World of Disney, and finally laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Orlando road trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Orlando is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for little chillier nights in Orlando, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Winter Park, Beck Brothers blueberries U-Pick
Highlights from your plan
International Drive ©
International Drive
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets ©
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 8th (Fri), wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at E Shaver Bookseller, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Savannah route builder tool .

Getting from Orlando to Savannah by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in March, with highs in Savannah at 24°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Speed Boats Tours
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Alabama Safari Park, then pause for some photo ops at Hank Williams Statue, then admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, and finally try your luck at Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Montgomery trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Savannah to Montgomery in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Savannah to Montgomery, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Montgomery sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Montgomery

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
Alabama Safari Park ©
Alabama Safari Park
Hank Williams Statue ©
Hank Williams Statue

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 11th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park, then examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, then look for gifts at Country View Market, then view the masterpieces at Gallery 202, and finally do a tasting at Arrington Vineyards.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Nashville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Montgomery in March, with highs in Nashville at 19°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Franklin, Country View Market, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): 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, then stop by The Peanut Shoppe, and finally admire the striking features of The Orpheum Theatre.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis journey maker tool .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, examine the collection at The Old Depot Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Attic Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Anchuca Mansion, then pause for some serene contemplation at First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson, then steep yourself in history at Windsor Ruins, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Gulf Military Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vicksburg trip planner .

Getting from Memphis to Vicksburg by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. When traveling from Memphis in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Vicksburg, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Port Gibson
Highlights from your plan
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins
Anchuca Mansion ©
Anchuca Mansion

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National WWII Museum and Garden District. For shopping fun, head to Royal Street or Jamie Hayes Gallery. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Whitney Plantation in Wallace, about 52 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans attractions tool .

Getting from Vicksburg to New Orleans by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vicksburg in March: highs in New Orleans hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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