23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Ducktown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Tupelo
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
8
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
9
South Padre Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Milan

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 11th (Sun): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then admire the masterpieces at Michael C. Carlos Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Silver Comet Trail, and finally walk around McFarlane Nature Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Delta Flight Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, examine the collection at Carter Center, then find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and finally contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Atlanta online trip itinerary planner .

Milan, Italy to Atlanta is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Atlanta is minus 6 hours. August in Atlanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ducktown.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

McFarlane Nature Park, Silver Comet Trail
Highlights from your plan
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta ©
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta

2
nights
Ducktown

Ducktown is a city in Polk County, Tennessee, United States. On the 13th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc., then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then make a trip to Fields of the Wood. On your second day here, examine the collection at Cherokee County Museum, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Helton Creek Falls.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ducktown tour planner.

Getting from Atlanta to Ducktown by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in August, with highs in Ducktown at 33°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Ducktown

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Murphy, Blairsville, Ocoee Outdoors, Inc.
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Horseback Riding Tours
Fields of the Wood ©
Fields of the Wood

2
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield, then take in the history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Cloudland Canyon State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, examine the collection at Coker Museum, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally get outside with High Point Climbing.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chattanooga trip planner .

Getting from Ducktown to Chattanooga by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ducktown in August; daily highs in Chattanooga reach 37°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, Cloudland Canyon State Park, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
Highlights from your plan
Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield
Cloudland Canyon State Park ©
Cloudland Canyon State Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, stroll the grounds of McGavock Confederate Cemetery, and then take in the history at Stones River National Battlefield.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Nashville journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Nashville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Nashville are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stones River National Battlefield, McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Stones River National Battlefield ©
Stones River National Battlefield

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then stop by Lansky, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of Memphis, then examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Memphis using our trip planner.

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in Memphis, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Tupelo.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music

3
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. On the 21st (Wed), examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum. On your second day here, look for gifts at Tupelo Hardware Company, take an in-depth tour of Oren Dunn City Museum, then learn about all things military at Tupelo Veteran's Museum, then contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and finally make a trip to Vietnam Memorial Replica Wall.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tupelo trip site .

Take a bus from Memphis to Tupelo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tupelo

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum

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.
On the 24th (Sat), head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, take a stroll through Garden District, and then see the interesting displays at Escape My Room New Orleans. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of St. Joseph Plantation, then see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Tupelo to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Tupelo in August, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in New Orleans

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Ultimate Swamp Adventures, St. Joseph Plantation, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Kayaking & Canoeing
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

2
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, then see the interesting displays at Pioneer Museum Complex, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): do a tasting at Narrow Path Winery, explore the landscape on two wheels at Kerrville River Trail, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Without a Name, and finally do a tasting at Fiesta Vineyard & Winery.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg travel itinerary planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Fredericksburg by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Fredericksburg to be a bit cooler, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Kerrville River Trail, Cave Without a Name
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

2
nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
On the 29th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., then admire all the interesting features of Laguna Madre Nature Trail, then observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, and finally explore and take pictures at Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then immerse yourself in nature at Isla Blanca Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to South Padre Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Fredericksburg in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in South Padre Island, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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