21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tucson
shuttle + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Arlington
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Williamsburg
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Norfolk
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
6
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
9
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
13
Lafayette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Lake Charles
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
15
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
End: Tucson

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Museum of African American History and Culture as well as Ford's Theatre. Explore hidden gems such as Tomb of the Unknowns and Dobbin House Tavern. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Art and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip itinerary planner .

Tucson to Washington DC is an approximately 9-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Tucson to Washington DC. When traveling from Tucson in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Arlington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Dobbin House Tavern
Highlights from your plan

1
day
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
You've now added Arlington National Cemetery to your itinerary. On the 5th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Arlington trip planner.

Arlington is just a short distance from Washington DC. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Church Creek.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

1
night
Richmond

Richmond
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Richmond trip tool .

Getting from Arlington to Richmond by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in April, and nighttime lows around 47°F. You'll set off for Williamsburg on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Parks Museums

few
hours
Williamsburg

Williamsburg
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg online travel planner .

Getting from Richmond to Williamsburg by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. On the 6th (Sat), you're off toNorfolk.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

1
night
Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio as well as Hermitage Museum and Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Hermitage Museum and Gardens and then examine the collection at The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio.

Make your Norfolk itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Norfolk in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Norfolk can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Norfolk

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio ©
Hermitage Museum and Gardens ©
Hermitage Museum and Gardens

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Wilmington trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Norfolk to Wilmington in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. April in Wilmington sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 53°F at night. You will leave for Charleston on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Wilmington

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): steep yourself in history at St. Michael's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, then appreciate the history behind Fort Moultrie, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston sightseeing site .

Drive from Wilmington to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in Charleston sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fort Moultrie
Highlights from your plan
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 9th (Tue), make a trip to City Market, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, and finally stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, take an in-depth tour of Old Fort Jackson, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah tour planner .

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. You've now added National Memorial for Peace and Justice to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and then take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Montgomery trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Montgomery takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In April in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Rides Museum ©
Freedom Rides Museum

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, browse the exhibits of Richards DAR House Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Church Street Historic District.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mobile online holiday planner .

Drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Richards DAR House Museum ©
Richards DAR House Museum
Church Street Historic District ©
Church Street Historic District

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The National WWII Museum and Whitney Plantation. Popular historic sites such as French Quarter and Garden District are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Presbytere, stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, and make a trip to Jackson Square.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans route builder app .

You can drive from Mobile to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Mobile in April, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 71°F, while days are slightly colder, around 71°F. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Natchez.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Mount Locust Inn & Plantation.

Plan a Natchez trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from New Orleans to Natchez in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Natchez when traveling from New Orleans in April, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
First Presbyterian Church ©
First Presbyterian Church

1
night
Lafayette

Lafayette
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lafayette online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Lafayette takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. April in Lafayette sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. On the 19th (Fri), you're off toLake Charles.

Things to do in Lafayette

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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hours
Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is a brackish lake located on the Calcasieu River in Southwest Louisiana, United States, situated almost entirely within the Lake Charles city limits. For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Charles trip planner .

You can take a bus from Lafayette to Lake Charles in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Lake Charles are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Charpentier Historic District ©
Charpentier Historic District
Veteran's Memorial Park ©
Veteran's Memorial Park

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, see the interesting displays at Briscoe Western Art Museum, and then contemplate the long history of King William Historic District.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Lake Charles to San Antonio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. April in San Antonio sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. On the 21st (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum

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