21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h
1
Huntsville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Clearwater
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Vacherie
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Pensacola Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Tallahassee
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
10
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Dog Spot dog park, identify plant and animal life at Land Trust of North Alabama, and then engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Huntsville sightseeing planner .

Manchester, UK to Huntsville is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Huntsville due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in October; daily highs in Huntsville reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

High Falls Park
Highlights from your plan
Land Trust of North Alabama ©
Land Trust of North Alabama
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
High Falls Park ©
High Falls Park

3
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for nature, trails, wildlife, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, trek along Fighting Creek Trail, appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Walker Sisters' Cabin.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip maker site .

You can fly from Huntsville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. October in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

4
nights
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clearwater: Orlando (Disney's Animal Kingdom, Avatar Flight of Passage, & more), Sarasota (Just/Because & Siesta Key Rum) and Tampa (Room Escape Games & Busch Gardens). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Clearwater Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Clearwater trip maker site .

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Clearwater in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, Clearwater is somewhat warmer than Great Smoky Mountains National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Clearwater

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Hollywood Studios ©
Disney's Hollywood Studios
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Busch Gardens ©
Busch Gardens

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 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Graceland, take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, look for gifts at Lansky, don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Memphis road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Clearwater to Memphis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Clearwater in October, with highs in Memphis at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vicksburg.

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
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 18th (Fri), stroll around Vicksburg National Military Park, cruise along Vicksburg Campaign Trail, then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Trinity.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg online trip builder .

Drive from Memphis to Vicksburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
The Church of the Holy Trinity ©
The Church of the Holy Trinity

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Longwood, then admire the natural beauty at Natchez Garden Club, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Natchez trip planner .

Getting from Vicksburg to Natchez by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Natchez sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vacherie.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez Garden Club ©
Natchez Garden Club
Longwood ©
Longwood

1
night
Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at Whitney Plantation, contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then steep yourself in history at St. Joseph Plantation, and finally steep yourself in history at Oak Alley Plantation.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vacherie trip planner.

Drive from Natchez to Vacherie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In October in Vacherie, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

1
night
Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Islands National Seashore, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pensacola Beach attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Vacherie to Pensacola Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and flight. October in Pensacola Beach sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area

1
night
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): walk around Dorothy B Oven Park, ride a horse along JR Alford Greenway, then take a peaceful walk through Lake Talquin State Forest, and finally walk around Lichgate on High Road.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tallahassee trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Pensacola Beach to Tallahassee by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Pensacola Beach to Tallahassee is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Tallahassee can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
JR Alford Greenway ©
JR Alford Greenway
Dorothy B Oven Park ©
Dorothy B Oven Park
Lichgate on High Road ©
Lichgate on High Road

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Get out of town with these interesting Atlanta side-trips: Hills & Dales Estate (in LaGrange) and Build an Ark Animal Rescue (in Ellijay). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from Tallahassee to Atlanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tallahassee in October: highs in Atlanta hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trips

Hills & Dales Estate, Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Food Tours

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