19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Monroeville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Memphis
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
7
Tupelo
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Lynchburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Austin
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
12
South Padre Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Atlanta


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1
night
Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stroll around The Carrollton GreenBelt.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta day trip planner.

London, UK to Atlanta is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Atlanta, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Atlanta to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Atlanta

Tours Parks

Side Trip

The Carrollton GreenBelt
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 14th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park, identify plant and animal life at Alabama Safari Park, then make a trip to Jackson Lake Island, and finally ponder the design of Court Square Fountain.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Montgomery trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Atlanta to Montgomery in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Montgomery. In May, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Monroeville.

Things to do in Montgomery

Parks Wildlife Nightlife

Side Trip

Jackson Lake Island
Highlights from your plan
Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park ©
Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park
Alabama Safari Park ©
Alabama Safari Park
Court Square Fountain ©
Court Square Fountain

1
night
Monroeville

Monroeville ©
Monroeville is a city in Monroe County, Alabama, United States, the county seat of Monroe County. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Old Monroe County Courthouse and Heritage Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Monroeville online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Monroeville takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Monroeville

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Longue Vue House and Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tammany Trace, and then grab your bike and head to Tammany Trace. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Gallier House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Augustine Church, then pause for some photo ops at Our Sacred Stories, and finally identify plant and animal life at Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New Orleans tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Monroeville to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Monroeville in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Covington, Tammany Trace
Highlights from your plan
Tammany Trace ©
Tammany Trace
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
Tammany Trace ©
Tammany Trace

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 18th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Stratton Chapel Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Natchez road trip app .

Getting from New Orleans to Natchez by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Natchez: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Natchez

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
First Presbyterian Church ©
First Presbyterian Church
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery

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 19th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, look for gifts at Lansky, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then explore the world behind art at Dixon Gallery & Gardens, and finally walk around Shelby Farms Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then steep yourself in history at Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Orpheum Theatre.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Memphis route builder tool .

You can drive from Natchez to Memphis in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and flight. In May, daytime highs in Memphis are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Tupelo.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Shelby Farms Park ©
Shelby Farms Park
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Oren Dunn City Museum, have fun and explore at Healthworks!, then contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and finally make a trip to Vietnam Memorial Replica Wall.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tupelo driving holiday website .

Traveling by bus from Memphis to Tupelo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Tupelo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Tupelo

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Oren Dunn City Museum ©
Oren Dunn City Museum
Healthworks! ©
Healthworks!

2
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 22nd (Fri), examine the collection at Patsy Cline Museum, get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, then sample the fine beverages at Prichard's Distillery at Fontanel, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the next day, hike along Stones River Greenway, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stones River National Cemetery, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville journey planner .

You can fly from Tupelo to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Nashville are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Murfreesboro
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
Patsy Cline Museum ©
Patsy Cline Museum

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night
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is a city in the south-central region of the U.S. On the 24th (Sun), walk around Stone Bridge Park, explore the activities along The Elk River, don't miss a visit to Diamond Gusset Jean Company, then stroll the grounds of Lynchburg City Cemetery, and finally look for gifts at Nina's Taste of Tennessee.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lynchburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Lynchburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Lynchburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fayetteville
Highlights from your plan
Stone Bridge Park ©
Stone Bridge Park
Diamond Gusset Jean Company ©
Diamond Gusset Jean Company

2
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): ponder the design of Coolidge Park, then see the interesting displays at Creative Discovery Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock City Gardens.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chattanooga online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Lynchburg to Chattanooga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Rock City Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Coolidge Park ©
Coolidge Park
Creative Discovery Museum
Creative Discovery Museum
Rock City Gardens ©
Rock City Gardens

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night
Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, then have some family-friendly fun at TopGolf Austin, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the next day, have fun and explore at McKenna Children's Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Exotic Resort Zoo, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Austin tour planning site .

Traveling by flight from Chattanooga to Austin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Austin. Traveling from Chattanooga in May, Austin is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Austin

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

McKenna Children's Museum, Exotic Resort Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Exotic Resort Zoo ©
Exotic Resort Zoo
McKenna Children's Museum ©
McKenna Children's Museum

2
nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
On the 28th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum, then make a trip to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Madre Nature Trail, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard, then explore the striking landscape of Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Sabal Palm Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the South Padre Island trip planner .

Getting from Austin to South Padre Island by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Austin in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in South Padre Island, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brownsville, Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum ©
Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum
Spas

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