24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Atlanta
— 3 nights
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Knoxville
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jekyll Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Jacksonville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Biloxi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Natchez
— 1 night
Drive
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Lafayette
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Atlanta

— 3 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day by day itinerary now includes World of Coca-Cola. Appreciate the collections at Swan House and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta and Centennial Olympic Park. Take a break from Atlanta with a short trip to Hay House in Macon, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Margaret Mitchell House and examine the collection at Carter Center.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta holiday app.

Hamburg, Germany to Atlanta is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hamburg to Atlanta. In April, Atlanta is somewhat warmer than Hamburg - with highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Knoxville

— 2 nights

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Knoxville trip planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to Knoxville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Knoxville, with lows around 11°C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Charleston

— 2 nights
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 10th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at The Charleston Museum, don't miss a visit to McLeod Plantation Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie, then look for gifts at MoonPie General Store, and finally settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Charleston journey builder app.

Fly from Knoxville to Charleston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Knoxville in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in Charleston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wormsloe Historic Site and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. You'll explore and learn at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and American Prohibition Museum. Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton) and Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge (in Hilton Head). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, take in the exciting artwork at Signature Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip builder site.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Savannah are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Jekyll Island

— 1 night
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
On the 16th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Driftwood Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Faith Chapel, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jekyll Island trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Jekyll Island in 2 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Jacksonville

— 3 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 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Jacksonville Beach, view the masterpieces at High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, and then contemplate the long history of Amelia Island Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take an in-depth tour of Amelia Island Museum of History, then see the interesting displays at The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Marlin & Barrel Distillery.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Jacksonville online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Jekyll Island to Jacksonville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Jacksonville, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biloxi

— 2 nights

Playground of the South

A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
On the 20th (Mon), make a trip to Hurricane Katrina Memorial, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Biloxi Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Beauvoir. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Catholic Church, then see the interesting displays at Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, then take in the waterfront at Biloxi Lighthouse Pier, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Biloxi online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jacksonville to Biloxi in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jacksonville to Biloxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Biloxi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Natchez

— 1 night
Natchez is a village in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Melrose Plantation, look for gifts at Natchitoches Pecans, then contemplate the long history of Oakland Plantation, and finally trek along Kisatchie National Forest.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Natchez day trip planner.

You can drive from Biloxi to Natchez in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Biloxi in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Natchez, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Nature · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Lafayette

— 2 nights
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Acadiana, get curious at Lafayette Science Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Acadian Village, and finally stroll the grounds of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lafayette trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Natchez to Lafayette in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lafayette when traveling from Natchez in April, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

New Orleans

— 3 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Whitney Plantation and Escape My Room New Orleans. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Evergreen Plantation and Immaculate Conception Church. Change things up with a short trip to St. Joseph Plantation in Vacherie (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, make a trip to Jackson Square, and see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner.

Drive from Lafayette to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lafayette in April, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
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.