21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Atlanta
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: London

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lotz House Museum and National Corvette Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to RCA Studio B and Room Escape Games. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Franklin (McLemore House, Carter House, & more) and South Union Shaker Village (in South Union). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Park, admire the striking features of Fontanel Mansion, and admire all the interesting features of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nashville road trip planner .

London, UK to Nashville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in February, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Franklin, Room Escape Games, National Corvette Museum, South Union Shaker Village
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows. Discover out-of-the-way places like Saint Louis Art Museum and St. Charles Historic District. Get out of town with these interesting Saint Louis side-trips: Fort de Chartes (in Prairie du Rocher), Wood Hat Spirits Distillery (in New Florence) and Hermann (Deutschheim State Historic Site & Martin Brothers Winery). There's much more to do: stroll through Forest Park, contemplate the long history of Missouri Mines State Historic Site, and do a tasting at Watertower Winery.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Saint Louis day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville in February, expect Saint Louis to be little chillier, temps between 8°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Hermann, Fort de Chartes, Wood Hat Spirits Distillery, St. Charles Historic District, Watertower Winery
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Deutschheim State Historic Site ©
Deutschheim State Historic Site
Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Whitney Plantation and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Patterson (Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum & Wedell-Williams Memorial Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Museum), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum (in Houma). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon Zoo.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans tour planning tool .

You can fly from Saint Louis to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saint Louis in February, you will find days in New Orleans are somewhat warmer (15°C), and nights are warmer (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum ©
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
New Orleans Museum of Art ©
New Orleans Museum of Art

6
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Anna Ruby Falls and High Museum of Art. Little White House and Memorial Hill Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Mercier Orchards (in Blue Ridge), Big Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge (in Gay) and Warm Springs Winery (in Warm Springs). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Atlanta, stroll through Piedmont Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cedar Lane Cemetery.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta journey builder site .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Atlanta. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Atlanta when traveling from New Orleans in February, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Warm Springs, Milledgeville, LaGrange, Memory Lane Classic Cars, Big Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Little White House ©
Little White House
Memory Lane Classic Cars ©
Memory Lane Classic Cars

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