21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Springfield Branson National Airport, Drive to Osage Beach
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Osage Beach
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lexington
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
Fly
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Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly

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Osage Beach

Osage Beach is a city in Camden and Miller counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Harmy's Cheese Store & More, LLC, then admire the majestic nature at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, and then tee off at Lake Valley Golf & Country Club.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Osage Beach driving holiday app.

Sydney, Australia to Osage Beach is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to Osage Beach. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Osage Beach reach 22°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Osage Beach

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

3
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Louisville

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum and Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle). Let the collections at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and Kentucky Derby Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Louisville to go to Radcliff and see Saunders Springs Nature Preserve, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, look for all kinds of wild species at Jefferson Memorial Forest, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, and learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Louisville trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Osage Beach to Louisville takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Osage Beach to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

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Lexington

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kentucky Horse Park and Mary Todd Lincoln House. Step out of the city life by going to Salato Wildlife Education Center and Coolmore America - Ashford Stud. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lexington: Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility (in Coxs Creek), Sun Valley Farm (in Versailles) and Castle & Key Distillery (in Frankfort). There's still lots to do: bet on a winner at Keeneland and sample the fine beverages at Bluegrass Distillers.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lexington day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Lexington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Lexington, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Lexington

Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Casinos

Side Trips

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Take a break from the city and head to Roaring Fork and Alum Cave Trail. Noah Bud Ogle Cabin and Gatlinburg Wine Cellar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gatlinburg Trail, and admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg road trip planning site.

Getting from Lexington to Gatlinburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Let the collections at Webb Military Museum and Old Fort Jackson capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Tybee Island Beach and Savannah River Beach. Step out of Savannah to go to Tybee Island and see Back River Beach, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Gatlinburg to Savannah takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gatlinburg in April since evenings lows in Savannah dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
For shopping fun, head to Royal Street or Louisiana Music Factory. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National WWII Museum and St. Louis Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Savannah to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Savannah to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Savannah in April: highs in New Orleans hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Kentucky travel guide

4.5
Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.

Tennessee travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.

Georgia travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Aquariums
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.