23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
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Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Lafayette
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Greenville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Branson
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Roanoke
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  4​h
10
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Allentown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
New York City
— 2 nights
End: New York City

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kimbell Art Museum and The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and take some stellar pictures from Reunion Tower.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas trip planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas Love Field and Fort Worth Meacham International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fort Worth, A. W. Perry Homestead
Highlights from your plan
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum

1
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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 25th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village, then get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, and then get engrossed in the history at Acadian Cultural Center.

Start your trip to Lafayette by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Dallas to Lafayette in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. September in Lafayette sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village
Acadian Cultural Center ©
Acadian Cultural Center

2
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.
To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip tool .

Getting from Lafayette to New Orleans by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lafayette in September, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are a bit warmer (33°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Greenville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
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Greenville

Greenville ©
Greenville is a small city and the county seat of Washington County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Winterville Mounds and then see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum Mississippi.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Greenville travel route planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Greenville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you will find days in Greenville are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit cooler (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Greenville

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi, Jim Henson Exhibit, Lakeport Plantation, B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Jim Henson Exhibit ©
Jim Henson Exhibit
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi ©
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

2
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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 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, look for gifts at Memphis Music, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then browse the exhibits of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Graceland.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Greenville to Memphis takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

3
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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Get some historical perspective at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and Thorncrown Chapel. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum and The Birdcage. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, head outdoors with Anglers Advantage, ponder the design of Dancing Water Fountain, and contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Branson itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Branson takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Branson is slightly colder than Memphis - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Branson

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church ©
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

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Nashville

Nashville ©
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 4th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, steep yourself in history at Carter House, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of The Parthenon, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and finally get engrossed in the history at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip app .

Fly from Branson to Nashville in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Nashville are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): cool off at Dollywood, then take in the exciting artwork at Fowler's Clay Works, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. On the next day, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, steep yourself in history at Little Greenbrier School, then steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Pigeon Forge takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Roanoke.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Fowler's Clay Works ©
Fowler's Clay Works
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin
Walker Sisters' Cabin ©
Walker Sisters' Cabin

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night
Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Roanoke trip itinerary app .

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Roanoke by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Roanoke can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Roanoke

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Museum of Transportation ©
St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church ©
Taubman Museum of Art ©
Taubman Museum of Art

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and subway from Roanoke to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, bus, and subway. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Allentown.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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night
Allentown

Allentown
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Allentown trip planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Allentown takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Allentown hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 12th (Sat), you're off toNew York City.

Things to do in Allentown

Parks Outdoors Shopping

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New York City online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Allentown to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Allentown in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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