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:  12​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
2
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
car:  6​h
3
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Jekyll Island
— 1 night
car:  4​h
6
Macon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: London

3
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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville online travel planner .

London, UK to Nashville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Nashville is minus 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Nashville at 31°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Beer Tastings & Tours

3
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Step out of the city life by going to Roaring Fork and Cades Cove. Bring the kids along to Grotto Falls Trail and Laurel Falls. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Cataract Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, and admire the landmark architecture of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip builder tool .

You can fly from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

3
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach, admire the natural beauty at Washington Square, steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and make a trip to Riley Waterfront Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip maker site .

Fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Charleston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Charleston, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Folly Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to River Street Savannah, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip planner .

Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savannah are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©

1
night
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
On the 5th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Driftwood Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Jekyll Island planning tool .

Drive from Savannah to Jekyll Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Jekyll Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Macon.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

1
night
Macon

Macon ©
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. On the 6th (Thu), admire the striking features of Hay House, then examine the collection at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, then brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Aviation, and finally relax in the rural setting at Lane Southern Orchards.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Macon day trip planner .

Getting from Jekyll Island to Macon by combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Jekyll Island in June, Macon is little chillier at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Macon

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Museum of Aviation, Lane Southern Orchards
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Aviation ©
Museum of Aviation
Lane Southern Orchards ©
Lane Southern Orchards
Hay House ©
Hay House

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden and then admire the majestic nature at Stone Mountain Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, and then contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Atlanta road trip planning app .

You can drive from Macon to Atlanta in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Atlanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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