18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h
1
Atlanta
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
2
Franklin
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Memphis
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h
4
Fort Worth
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Bandera
— 1 night
drive:  5​h
6
Galveston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
9
Dahlonega
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: London

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Atlanta

Atlanta
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Atlanta travel planner .

London, UK to Atlanta is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Atlanta. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Atlanta reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel to Franklin.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

5
nights
Franklin

Franklin
More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Franklin trip website .

Getting from Atlanta to Franklin by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Franklin are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for Memphis.

Things to do in Franklin

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

few
hours
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.
To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Memphis trip planner .

Getting from Franklin to Memphis by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Nightlife

3
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, then browse the different shops at Grapevine Mills, and then stop by The Plaid Peacock.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fort Worth trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Memphis to Fort Worth takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bandera.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dallas, Grapevine Mills, Watters Creek, The Plaid Peacock
Highlights from your plan
Grapevine Mills ©
Grapevine Mills
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

1
night
Bandera

Bandera ©
Bandera is the county seat of Bandera County, Texas, United States, in the Texas Hill Country, which is part of the Edwards Plateau. On the 31st (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Kerr Arts & Cultural Center Inc., then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Western Art, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally explore and take pictures at Silver Spur Ranch.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bandera travel route planner .

Explore your travel options from Fort Worth to Bandera with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bandera when traveling from Fort Worth in October, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Bandera

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Kerrville
Highlights from your plan
Kerr Arts & Cultural Center Inc. ©
Kerr Arts & Cultural Center Inc.
The Museum of Western Art ©
The Museum of Western Art
Silver Spur Ranch ©
Silver Spur Ranch

1
night
Galveston

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
On the 1st (Thu), browse the exhibits of Moody Mansion, get a taste of the local shopping with MiArt Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then wander the streets of The Strand, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Galveston online driving holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Bandera to Galveston with the Route module. Traveling from Bandera in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Galveston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strand ©
The Strand
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion

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nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Jungle Gardens, then browse the different shops at Acadiana Mall, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Acadian Cultural Center, get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village, then look for gifts at Candyland Cottage & Ice Cream Shoppe, then look for gifts at The Best Stop Supermarket, and finally steep yourself in history at Konriko Company Store.

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You can drive from Galveston to Lafayette in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Galveston in November, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Lafayette. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Konriko Company Store, Candyland Cottage & Ice Cream Shoppe, Jungle Gardens, Church of St Martin de Tours, The Best Stop Supermarket
Highlights from your plan
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©

2
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.
On the 4th (Sun), stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then wander the streets of Royal Street, then stop by Louisiana Music Factory, and finally hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bourbon Street, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planning tool .

Drive from Lafayette to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Lafayette in November, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 19°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Dahlonega.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

2
nights
Dahlonega

Dahlonega ©
The city of Dahlonega is the county seat of Lumpkin County, Georgia, United States. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls, look for gifts at Hansel and Gretel Candy Kitchen, then do a tasting at Habersham Winery, then steep yourself in history at Hurricane Shoals Park & Historical Heritage Village, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau Elan Winery.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dahlonega online vacation maker .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from New Orleans to Dahlonega takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Dahlonega, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahlonega

Wineries Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Helen, Chateau Elan Winery, North Georgia Premium Outlets, Hurricane Shoals Park & Historical Heritage Village
Highlights from your plan
Habersham Vineyards & Winery ©
Habersham Vineyards & Winery
North Georgia Premium Outlets ©
North Georgia Premium Outlets

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