18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Manchester

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 5th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Memphis road trip planning site .

Manchester, UK to Memphis is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Memphis, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, expect Memphis to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park, then pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and finally ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then stop by Waterloo Records, and finally stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

Before you visit Austin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Memphis to Austin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In May in Austin, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Trails
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The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©

4
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and stroll through New Orleans City Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Austin to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Anhinga Trail, & more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, browse the different shops at Village of Merrick Park, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and shop like a local with Lincoln Road.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Miami trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from New Orleans to Miami by combination of flight and tram takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you will find days in Miami are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Coral Gables
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

5
nights
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.
Pack the 17th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 19th (Sun) at Magic Kingdom Park. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, look for gifts at World of Chocolate Museum and Cafe, and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando vacation planning tool .

Getting from Miami to Orlando by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Miami in May, plan for little chillier nights in Orlando, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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