22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nashville
— 2 nights
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
3
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
4
Jekyll Island
— 1 night
5
Savannah
— 4 nights
6
Charleston
— 4 nights
7
Helen
— 1 night

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 20th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take in the history at Lotz House Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, take in the exciting artwork at The Copper Fox Gallery, thentake in the exciting artwork at David Arms Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Cheekwood.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Nashville. Traveling from Manchester in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Whitney Plantation. Popular historic sites such as Houmas House Plantation and Gardens and St. Louis Cathedral are in your itinerary. Step out of New Orleans to go to Slidell and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and get a taste of the local shopping with Hemmerling Gallery of Southern Art.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip website.

Fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in May, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Whitney Plantation, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 27th (Mon), look for gifts at Beach Jerky, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Morgan State Historic Site, take in the exciting artwork at Foley Art Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach day trip app.

You can drive from New Orleans to Orange Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Orange Beach, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Gulf State Park, Foley Art Center, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

1
night
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, and then stroll through Driftwood Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Fort Frederica National Monument, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church, thensee the interesting displays at St. Simons Lighthouse Museum, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jekyll Island visit planner.

Getting from Orange Beach to Jekyll Island by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach to Jekyll Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Saint Simons Island
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll explore and learn at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Old Fort Jackson. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Wormsloe Historic Site will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fort Pulaski National Monument, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, and wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah route planner.

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Savannah in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daytime highs in Savannah are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tybee Island, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Nathaniel Russell House and Fort Moultrie are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Principle Gallery Charleston and The Citadel Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Charleston: Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area (in Edisto Island) and Boneyard Beach (in Moores Landing). Next up on the itinerary: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, cast your line with a fishing tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Charleston trip planning website.

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area, Folly Beach Public Beach, Fort Moultrie, Boneyard Beach, Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
On the 8th (Sat), look for gifts at Old Sautee Store, thentake in the awesome beauty at Brasstown Bald, thentake in the exciting artwork at Skylake Galleries, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Sky Valley Overlook, sample the fine beverages at Moonrise Distillery, thenexplore the striking landscape at Tallulah Gorge State Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Hickory Flat Pottery.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helen trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Helen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Charleston in June, Helen is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Sautee Nacoochee, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Sky Valley Overlook, Moonrise Distillery, Hickory Flat Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Tallulah Gorge State Park ©
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Brasstown Bald ©
Brasstown Bald

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