19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
train + Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Georgetown
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 15​min
End: Cardiff


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3
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, and examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nashville trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Cardiff, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Cardiff in August: highs in Nashville hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

2
nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire all the interesting features of NCM Motorsports Park, explore the activities along Green River, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to 1921 Standard Oil Station, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then hike along Fat Man's Misery.

Find out how to plan Mammoth Cave National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Mammoth Cave National Park are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bowling Green
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
NCM Motorsports Park ©
NCM Motorsports Park

3
nights
Louisville

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Louisville: Civil War Fort Duffield (in West Point) and Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum (in Elizabethtown). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire all the interesting features of Louisville Slugger Field, and try to win big at Churchill Downs.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Louisville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Georgetown.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Civil War Fort Duffield, Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum ©

1
night
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is a home rule-class city in Scott County, Kentucky, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, then relax in the rural setting at Godolphin at Jonabell Farm, home of the Darley stallions, and then try your luck at Keeneland.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Georgetown trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Louisville to Georgetown takes 1.5 hours. In September in Georgetown, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Georgetown

Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Lexington
Highlights from your plan
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Keeneland ©
Keeneland

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Change things up with a short trip to Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and explore and take pictures at Centennial Olympic Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Georgetown to Atlanta. Traveling from Georgetown in September, Atlanta is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Food Tours

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, take a stroll through Garden District, make a trip to Jackson Square, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip maker .

Getting from Atlanta to New Orleans by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Atlanta in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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