22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h
1
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Charleston
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Raleigh
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte online itinerary creator.

London, UK to Charlotte is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from London to Charlotte, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Charlotte, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. You will leave for Asheville on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums
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NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Asheville travel itinerary creator.

Drive from Charlotte to Asheville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Charlotte in December, with highs in Asheville at 11°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours

5
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step out of Nashville to go to Franklin and see Lotz House Museum, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nashville travel planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Asheville to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Asheville in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nashville, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Franklin
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Graceland, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio., and then make a trip to The Peabody Ducks. On the next day, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, see the interesting displays at National Civil Rights Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally look for gifts at Center For Southern Folklore.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Memphis trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of The Fox Theatre, then admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): find something for the whole family at SkyView Atlanta, then stroll through Centennial Olympic Park, and then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Atlanta trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Memphis to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nightlife
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Room Escape Games
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden

6
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, and go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Atlanta to Charleston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Charleston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Raleigh.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mount Pleasant
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Walking tours
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

3
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 6th (Sat), learn more about the world around you at North Carolina: Museum of Natural Sciences, then explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, and then admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Marbles Kids Museum, contemplate the long history of Joel Lane Museum House, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pullen Park.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Raleigh travel planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Raleigh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Charleston in January, with highs in Raleigh at 12°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Sarah P. Duke Gardens
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
North Carolina Museum of Art ©
North Carolina Museum of Art

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