19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h
4
Oxford
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Natchez
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: London

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, thenexamine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Plan a Washington DC trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

London, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 37°C and lows are around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial ©
Lincoln Memorial
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, thencozy up to a beverage at Michie Tavern ca. 1784, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Charlottesville attractions planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Charlottesville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Washington DC in July since evenings lows in Charlottesville dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard
Michie Tavern ca. 1784 ©
Michie Tavern ca. 1784

3
nights
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Dollywood, head outdoors with The Sinks, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge road trip site.

Getting from Charlottesville to Pigeon Forge by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In July in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Family-friendly places like Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum and Tupelo Automobile Museum will thrill your kids. Step out of Oxford to go to Tunica and see Tunica Roadhouse Casino, which is approximately 1h 20 min away.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Oxford trip planner.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Oxford in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Pigeon Forge to Oxford, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Oxford, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Tupelo, Tunica Roadhouse Casino
Highlights from your plan
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Rosalie Mansion, stroll around Bluff Park, thensteep yourself in history at Longwood, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, and finally stop by Darby's Famous Fudge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Natchez day trip website.

You can drive from Oxford to Natchez in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Natchez are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

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.
Bring the kids along to The National WWII Museum and Louisiana Children's Museum. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Jackson Square, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and meet the residents at Audubon Zoo.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans tour website.

You can drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Natchez in August, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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