22 days in United States Itinerary

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San Antonio
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Austin
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New Orleans
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Nashville
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Memphis
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Charleston
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Atlanta
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Orlando
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San Antonio — 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden and then let little ones run wild at Brackenridge Park. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, take in the history at Mission Espada, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio day trip planning tool.

Brisbane, Australia to San Antonio is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Brisbane to San Antonio. In April, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Austin.
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Austin — 2 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then take in the exciting artwork at Harry Ransom Center, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and finally stop by Waterloo Records. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then explore the world behind art at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin day trip tool.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to fly to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 3 nights

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans road trip tool.

You can fly from Austin to New Orleans in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in April, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Nashville.
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Nashville — 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nashville road trip planning website.

Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in April since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Memphis.
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Memphis — 1 night

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
On the 15th (Mon), contemplate the long history of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and finally stop by Lansky.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Memphis holiday site.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Memphis are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Charleston.
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Charleston — 2 nights

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 16th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Old St. Andrew's Parish Church, admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers. On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, then contemplate the long history of Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3, and finally go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Charleston planning site.

Fly from Memphis to Charleston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in Charleston sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly to Atlanta.
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Atlanta — 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 18th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, don't miss a visit to National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of William Root House, then examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and finally walk around Piedmont Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Atlanta online attractions planner.

You can fly from Charleston to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 4 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Have a day of magic on the 20th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Atlanta to Orlando by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Atlanta in April, with highs in Orlando at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can fly to Key West.
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Key West — 4 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for sightseeing, wildlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in April, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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Louisiana travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Historic Walking Areas · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.
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South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Historic Sites · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.
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Georgia travel guide

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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.
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Florida travel guide

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Disney Parks & Activities · Theme Parks · Beaches
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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