21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Roanoke
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Raleigh
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Oslo

1
night
Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. On the 5th (Thu), get curious at Science Museum of Western Virginia & Hopkins Planetarium and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Mountain Lake State Park. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the water at your own pace with Twin River Outfitters.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Roanoke trip planner .

Oslo, Norway to Roanoke is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Oslo in July, expect Roanoke to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 23°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Twin River Outfitters, Smith Mountain Lake State Park
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Smith Mountain Lake State Park ©
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Twin River Outfitters ©
Twin River Outfitters

6
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sylvan Heights Bird Park and JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University. Explore Raleigh's surroundings by going to Wet'n Wild Emerald Pointe (in Greensboro) and Durham (Duke Lemur Center & American Tobacco Historic District). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Johnson Park, get a sense of history and politics at North Carolina State Capitol, look for gifts at Lafayette Village, and find something for the whole family at Frankie's Fun Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Raleigh tour planner .

Traveling by car from Roanoke to Raleigh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Raleigh, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Durham, Sylvan Heights Bird Park, Wet'n Wild Emerald Pointe
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Sylvan Heights Bird Park ©
Sylvan Heights Bird Park
Duke Lemur Center ©
Duke Lemur Center

6
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beach at Daytona Beach and Cocoa Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet), Ron Jon Surf Shop (in Cocoa Beach) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Crystal River). Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to World of Disney, get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue, stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Raleigh to Orlando takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 18th (Wed), you're off toNew Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Cocoa Beach, Beach at Daytona Beach, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
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Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The LEGO Store ©
The LEGO Store

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site in Vacherie--about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon Zoo, explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, and look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by car from Orlando to New Orleans takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan

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 22nd (Sun): have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Memphis, meet the residents at Memphis Zoo, and then sample the fine beverages at Pyramid Vodka. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Pink Palace Museum and then explore and take pictures at AutoZone Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Memphis trip site .

Getting from New Orleans to Memphis by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Memphis, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Pink Palace Museum ©
Pink Palace Museum
The Children's Museum of Memphis ©
The Children's Museum of Memphis
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

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