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:  13​h
1
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Vicksburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Natchez
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Lafayette
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Audubon Zoo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Oak Alley Plantation. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old St. Patrick's Church, wander the streets of Royal Street, and look for gifts at Faulkner House Books.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans online trip maker .

London, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to New Orleans, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Vicksburg.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Vacherie, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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4
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vicksburg National Military Park and Natchez Trace Pkwy. Explore hidden gems such as U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. Get out of town with these interesting Vicksburg side-trips: Port Gibson (Windsor Ruins & Grand Gulf Military Park) and Jackson (Mississippi Children's Museum & Medgar Evers Home). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Anchuca Mansion, see the interesting displays at The Old Depot Museum, take an in-depth tour of Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, and get a taste of the local shopping with Attic Gallery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vicksburg trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Vicksburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in March, Vicksburg is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Jackson, Port Gibson, Natchez Trace Pkwy
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U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum

3
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Get some cultural insight at Longwood and First Presbyterian Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Clark Creek Natural Area and Rosalie Mansion. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Stratton Chapel Gallery, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Natchez tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lafayette.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Clark Creek Natural Area
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Longwood ©
Longwood
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

3
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Bird City, look for all kinds of wild species at Jungle Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Martin de Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Acadian Village, get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, and then engage your brain at Lafayette Science Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lafayette road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Lafayette takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Natchez in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lafayette, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Avery Island, Church of St Martin de Tours
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Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Lafayette Science Museum ©
Lafayette Science Museum
Church of St Martin de Tours ©
Church of St Martin de Tours

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mission San Jose and Natural Bridge Caverns. Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of the Pacific War and Mount Bonnell. Change things up with a short trip to San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral in San Antonio (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, identify plant and animal life at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, and contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lafayette to Austin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. April in Austin sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

San Antonio, National Museum of the Pacific War
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Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©

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