19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 2 nights
2
Nashville
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + train:  11​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  11​h
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
5
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: Montreal

2
nights
New York City

New York City
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New York City road trip app .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. On the 7th (Wed), you'll travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and Loretta Lynn's Ranch. Visit Lotz House Museum and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Burgess Falls State Park (in Sparta), Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro) and Cummins Falls State Park (in Cookeville). And it doesn't end there: witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Donelson National Battlefield, immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nashville route planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Burgess Falls State Park, Fort Donelson National Battlefield, Cummins Falls State Park, Loretta Lynn's Ranch
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The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Fort Donelson National Battlefield ©

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.
Get in touch with nature at Global Wildlife Center and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Explore hidden gems such as Royal Street and Whitney Plantation. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum in Covington, about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street, stop by Boutique du Vampyre, and examine the collection at The National WWII Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans day trip planning website .

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nashville in August, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 32°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Global Wildlife Center, Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Whitney Plantation, Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Savannah Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Savannah trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from New Orleans to Savannah by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Savannah: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 27°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Philadelphia.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 20th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Brandywine River Museum of Art, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then take in the exciting artwork at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Savannah to Philadelphia by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Philadelphia when traveling from Savannah in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Brandywine River Museum of Art
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Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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