18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Atlanta
— 9 nights
End: Atlanta

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.
On the 8th (Tue), make a trip to Graceland, then make a trip to Beale Street, then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pyramid Vodka. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Memphis Zoo, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio., and then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis sightseeing planner.

Atlanta to Memphis is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Memphis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Park, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Radnor Lake State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Nashville online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in May, Nashville is little chillier at night with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 12th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Sumter National Monument, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Charleston holiday planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nashville in May since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
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Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then examine the collection at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Coligny Beach and then stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Savannah itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Savannah are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

9
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Popular historic sites such as Hills & Dales Estate and Swan Coach House are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at World of Coca-Cola and High Museum of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlanta: Amicalola Falls State Park (in Dawsonville), Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville) and Little White House (in Warm Springs). Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, stop by Krog Street Market, and steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta itinerary builder.

You can fly from Savannah to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Six Flags Over Georgia, Little White House, Amicalola Falls State Park, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Stone Mountain Park
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Hills & Dales Estate ©
Hills & Dales Estate
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Booth Western Art Museum
Booth Western Art Museum

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