20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
9
Augusta
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Milan

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary website .

Milan, Italy to Nashville is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Milan to Nashville. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then stroll through Memphis Zoo, then examine the collection at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter Catholic Church, make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, explore the world behind art at Withers Collection Museum & Gallery, then gain insight at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at High Cotton Brewing Company.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Memphis road trip site .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, then appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and finally see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Dallas tour website .

Fly from Memphis to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in August, you will find days in Dallas are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites
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.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, then wander the streets of Royal Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old St. Patrick's Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Dallas to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Dallas in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 17th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, experience rural life at St. Joseph Plantation, and then steep yourself in history at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Pete Maravich Assembly Center, steep yourself in history at Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site, and then steep yourself in history at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Baton Rouge visit planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Baton Rouge by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Baton Rouge: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saint Francisville, Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): trek along Midland Trail Scenic Highway, then contemplate the long history of Craik-Patton House, and then admire the sheer force of Cathedral Falls. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Capitol Market, explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Hill Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at West Virginia State Museum, and finally grab your bike and head to Little Creek Park.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Charleston online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Baton Rouge to Charleston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Baton Rouge to Charleston is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Baton Rouge in August: high temperatures in Charleston hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Midland Trail Scenic Highway, Cathedral Falls, Little Creek Park
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Falls ©
Cathedral Falls
Craik-Patton House ©
Craik-Patton House
Spring Hill Cemetery ©
Spring Hill Cemetery

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, and then get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia online trip maker .

Getting from Charleston to Philadelphia by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Independence National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel route tool .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Augusta.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is the capital of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Swan Island Wildlife Management Area and Mount Battie. Get outdoors at Pitcher Pond and Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island. Get out of town with these interesting Augusta side-trips: The Wilson Memorial Chapel (in East Boothbay) and Boothbay Region Land Trust (in Boothbay Harbor). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Maine State Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Augusta online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Augusta. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Augusta to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Camden, Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island, The Wilson Memorial Chapel, Boothbay Region Land Trust, Swan Island Wildlife Management Area
Highlights from your plan
Maine State Museum ©
Maine State Museum
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

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