18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Austin
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 5 nights

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New Orleans

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: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and take a stroll through Frenchmen Street.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary planning website.

London, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are much hotter (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
French Quarter
4.1
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Ghost / Vampire Tour
Ghost & Vampire Tours
4.4

1
night
San Antonio

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): let your taste buds guide you at Cottonwood Wine Tours, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Antonio travel website.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you will find days in San Antonio are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are a bit cooler (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
The Alamo
4.4

3
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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
When in Austin, make a side trip to see Lake Travis Zipline Adventures in Volente, approximately Volente away. There's lots more to do: let the river carry you with ATXcursions, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum.

For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Austin online road trip planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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River Rafting / Tubing
ATXcursions
5.0
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Government Building
Texas State Capitol
4.7

2
nights
Memphis

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.
On the 22nd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Graceland, admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally look for gifts at Lansky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis road trip tool.

You can fly from Austin to Memphis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Austin in August: highs in Memphis hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Specialty Museum
Graceland
4.4

3
nights
Nashville

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.
Go for a jaunt from Nashville to Franklin to see Soar Adventure Tower about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and stop by Downtown Nashville.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Nashville trip builder tool.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Lotz House Museum
4.8
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Theater
Grand Ole Opry
4.6

5
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Christiane David Gallery (in Lancaster), Belmar Parasail (in Belmar) and Silverball Pinball Museum (in Asbury Park). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Old Windmill Farm, see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute, stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, and take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Philadelphia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville to Philadelphia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Old Windmill Farm
4.7
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Parasailing / Paragliding
Belmar Parasail
4.8
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Fountain
Longwood Gardens
4.8

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