20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen
Fly:  16​h
1
Miami
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Knoxville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
8
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
9
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Aberdeen

1
day
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami road trip site .

Aberdeen, UK to Miami is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Aberdeen to Miami. Traveling from Aberdeen in May, expect Miami to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Atlanta trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Miami to Atlanta in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in May, with highs in Atlanta at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
SKYVIEW Atlanta ©
SKYVIEW Atlanta

2
nights
Pigeon Forge

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.
On the 25th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Dollywood. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, and finally learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Atlanta to Pigeon Forge in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Knoxville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sugarlands Distilling Company
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction

2
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Change things up with a short trip to Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking in Townsend (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Market Square, take in the pleasant sights at Strong Alley (Graffiti Alley), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Knoxville, and appreciate the history behind First Baptist Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Knoxville planning tool .

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Knoxville by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Knoxville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking
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Zoo Knoxville ©
Zoo Knoxville
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©
East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Experience - Chattanooga, then explore the engaging exhibits at Wayne-O-Rama, then take in panoramic vistas at Ruby Falls, and finally meet the residents at Tennessee Aquarium. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mash & Hops, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chattanooga trip planner.

You can drive from Knoxville to Chattanooga in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mash & Hops, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see a show at Grand Ole Opry, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Nashville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May in Nashville, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Nightlife

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
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then don't miss a visit to Graceland, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, stop by Lansky, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Memphis online itinerary maker .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary and then get to know the resident critters at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Fort Clinch State Park, then learn about all things military at The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Marlin & Barrel Distillery, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jacksonville planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Memphis to Jacksonville in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Amelia Island
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Room Escape Games
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens ©
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then browse the different shops at Dolphin Mall. Keep things going the next day: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, admire all the interesting features of American Airlines Arena, and then admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Miami tour itinerary site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Jacksonville to Miami in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Miami when traveling from Jacksonville in June, with lows around 29°C. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lincoln Road
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Mall ©
Dolphin Mall
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
American Airlines Arena ©
American Airlines Arena

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