17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h
1
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Tybee Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

3
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 4th (Fri): make a trip to Historic Downtown Senoia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bear Hollow Zoo.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Atlanta day trip app .

London, UK to Atlanta is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from London to Atlanta, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Atlanta is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cartersville, Athens, Senoia Welcome Center
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State Botanical Garden of Georgia ©
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Senoia Welcome Center ©
Senoia Welcome Center
Booth Western Art Museum
Booth Western Art Museum

2
nights
Tybee Island

Tybee Island ©
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Tybee Island Marine Science Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Back River Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at North Beach, then make a trip to Cockspur lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Savannah River Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tybee Island travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Atlanta to Tybee Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cockspur lighthouse ©
Cockspur lighthouse
Tybee Island Marine Science Center ©

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like RCA Studio B and Lost River Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to Franklin (McGavock Confederate Cemetery & Balloon Rides), Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro) and George Dickel Distillery (in Tullahoma). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Radnor Lake State Park, stop by Hatch Show Print, admire the masterpieces at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, and see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Nashville vacation planner.

Getting from Tybee Island to Nashville by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tybee Island to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nashville when traveling from Tybee Island in May, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Lost River Cave, George Dickel Distillery, Stones River National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and then admire all the interesting features of FedExForum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at AutoZone Park, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, and then try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Memphis online driving holiday planner .

Fly from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Mud Island ©
Mud Island
AutoZone Park ©
AutoZone Park
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Whitney Plantation (in Edgard). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the masterpieces at Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, and see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Orleans online vacation planner .

Fly from Memphis to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Memphis in May, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie
Food Tours

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