18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Flat Rock
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Chestnut Hill
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
6
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
7
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Center for Puppetry Arts has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): listen to music at Center for Puppetry Arts.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Atlanta day trip planner.

San Francisco to Atlanta is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in March since evenings lows in Atlanta dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Nightlife
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Center for Puppetry Arts ©
Center for Puppetry Arts

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You've now added Oatland Island Wildlife Center to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Oatland Island Wildlife Center and then steep yourself in history at Savannah Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church and then get engrossed in the history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip maker.

You can fly from Atlanta to Savannah in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in March, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Flat Rock.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
First African Baptist Church ©
First African Baptist Church
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District

3
nights
Flat Rock

Flat Rock ©
Flat Rock is a village in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States. Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site has been added to your itinerary.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Flat Rock day trip planning app.

You can drive from Savannah to Flat Rock in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Savannah in March, things will get little chillier in Flat Rock: highs are around 58°F and lows about 36°F. You'll set off for Asheville on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Flat Rock

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site ©
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Western North Carolina Nature Center, Downtown Asheville Art District and The Folk Art Center. On the 9th (Mon), view the masterpieces at St.Claire Art, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Western North Carolina Nature Center, and then shop like a local with Downtown Asheville Art District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): do a tasting at Biltmore, then view the masterpieces at New Morning Gallery, and then get lost in a book at The Folk Art Center.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Asheville trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Flat Rock to Asheville in an hour. In March, daytime highs in Asheville are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Chestnut Hill.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
The Folk Art Center ©
The Folk Art Center
Downtown Asheville Art District ©
Downtown Asheville Art District

2
nights
Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bush's Beans Visitor Center. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): examine the collection at Bush's Beans Visitor Center.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chestnut Hill route planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Chestnut Hill takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Chestnut Hill can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Memphis.

Things to do in Chestnut Hill

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bush's Beans Visitor Center ©
Bush's Beans Visitor Center

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.
You've now added Metal Museum to your itinerary. On the 13th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, steep yourself in history at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then see the interesting displays at Metal Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Memphis trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Chestnut Hill to Memphis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chestnut Hill to Memphis. March in Memphis sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 43°F at night. You will leave for New Orleans on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
Metal Museum ©
Metal Museum

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Frenchmen Street, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The Presbytere, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Lalaurie Mansion.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans day trip planning tool.

Drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Memphis in March, with lows around 61°F. You will leave for home on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The Presbytere ©
The Presbytere

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