24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Atlanta
— 6 nights
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Knoxville
— 3 nights
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Chattanooga
— 1 night
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Mobile
— 1 night
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Natchez
— 1 night
Drive
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Lafayette
— 1 night
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Baton Rouge
Drive
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Jacksonville
— 2 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 1 night
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Atlanta

— 6 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Visiting Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park and Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at National Center for Civil and Human Rights and Ponce City Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Bellevue (in LaGrange), Columbus (The Gertrude MA Rainey House & Blues Museum & National Civil War Naval Museum) and Museum of Aviation (in Warner Robins). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take an in-depth tour of Margaret Mitchell House, and admire the masterpieces at Michael C. Carlos Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Atlanta trip builder website.

Hamburg, Germany to Atlanta is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Hamburg to Atlanta, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hamburg in April, things will get a bit warmer in Atlanta: highs are around 27°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Knoxville

— 3 nights

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Roaring Fork and Museum of Appalachia. Get outdoors at Alum Cave Trail and Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking. Change things up with these side-trips from Knoxville: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Rainbow Falls Trail & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail) and Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse (in Gatlinburg). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Market Square, take in the pleasant sights at Strong Alley (Graffiti Alley), pause for some photo ops at First Baptist Church, and explore the world behind art at Knoxville Museum of Art.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Knoxville attractions planning website.

You can drive from Atlanta to Knoxville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta in April, plan for little chillier nights in Knoxville, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Chattanooga

— 1 night

Dynamo of Dixie

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and then take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Chattanooga trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Knoxville to Chattanooga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In April, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mobile.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Mobile

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Magnolia Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Conde-Charlotte Museum, then see the interesting displays at Richards DAR House Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Mobile Museum of Art.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mobile trip planner.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Mobile in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chattanooga in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mobile, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Historic Sites

Natchez

— 1 night
Natchez is a village in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Melrose Plantation, stop by Natchitoches Pecans, then steep yourself in history at Oakland Plantation, and finally take a peaceful walk through Kisatchie National Forest.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read Natchez trip planner.

You can drive from Mobile to Natchez in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Natchez when traveling from Mobile in April, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Lafayette

— 1 night
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Acadian Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, then have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Acadiana, and finally stroll the grounds of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

Before you visit Lafayette, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Natchez to Lafayette takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Natchez in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lafayette, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, then contemplate the long history of St. Joseph Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Port Hudson State Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lafayette to Baton Rouge in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Jacksonville

— 2 nights

The River City

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Big Talbot Island State Park, then get engrossed in the history at Amelia Island Museum of History, and then contemplate the long history of Amelia Island Historic District. Keep things going the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Seaside Park, then get a new perspective on nature at Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum, and finally look for gifts at Sweet Pete's Candy.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jacksonville tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville by car takes about 10 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Jacksonville can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Jekyll Island

— 1 night
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, then pause for some serene contemplation at Faith Chapel, and finally identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jekyll Island holiday website.

You can drive from Jacksonville to Jekyll Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Wildlife · Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors

Savannah

— 1 night

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at American Prohibition Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then brush up on your military savvy at Old Fort Jackson, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Savannah online road trip planner.

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Savannah in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

New Orleans

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New Orleans trip simple and quick.

Drive from Savannah to New Orleans in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Savannah, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Charleston

— 1 night
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 27th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Heyward-Washington House, get a new perspective on nature at The Charleston Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, then pause for some serene contemplation at Circular Congregational Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Principle Gallery Charleston.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Charleston route site.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Charleston takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Charleston is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Charleston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.