25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + Foot + Tram:  19 h 15 min
1
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Lafayette
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Greenville
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Memphis
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + 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
Bus + Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then steep yourself in history at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum : The Samurai Collection.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas tour builder.

Sydney, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and tram. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Dallas is minus 16 hours. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Dallas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 26°C at night. You will leave for Lafayette on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Acadian Memorial and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Lafayette vacation planning app.

Fly from Dallas to Lafayette in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. 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

Side Trip

Acadian Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and finally wander the streets of Garden District.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

You can drive from Lafayette to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Lafayette, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Greenville.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

1
night
Greenville

Greenville ©
Greenville is a small city and the county seat of Washington County, Mississippi, United States. On the 28th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Lake Chicot State Park, then steep yourself in history at Winterville Mounds, and then take a memorable drive along Mississippi Delta.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Greenville trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from New Orleans to Greenville by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. When traveling from New Orleans in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Greenville: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Greenville

Nature Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Lake Chicot State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Chicot State Park ©
Lake Chicot State Park
Winterville Mounds ©
Winterville Mounds

2
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 29th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then look for gifts at Lansky, and finally let little ones run wild at Overton Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Greenville to Memphis takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Memphis are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Overton Park ©
Overton Park

3
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Thorncrown Chapel. Step out of the city life by going to Blanchard Springs Caverns and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. Step out of Branson to go to Eureka Springs and see Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, take an in-depth tour of Titanic Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and get great views at College of the Ozarks.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Branson planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Memphis to Branson takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Memphis in September: high temperatures in Branson hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Blanchard Springs Caverns, Table Rock Lake, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Lotz House Museum and Belle Meade Plantation are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Change things up with a short trip to National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, admire the striking features of The Parthenon, and see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip site.

You can fly from Branson to Nashville in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, National Corvette Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge and then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Roanoke.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Noah Bud Ogle Cabin
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin
Zipline

1
night
Roanoke

Roanoke
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Roanoke road trip site.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Roanoke in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and flight. October in Roanoke sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), you're off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks Museums Shopping

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and finally gain insight at Georgetown University.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary site.

Do a combination of flight and subway from Roanoke to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, 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) to allow time to drive to Allentown.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

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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Allentown

Allentown ©
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 11th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at The Soldiers Sailors Monument, then examine the collection at America On Wheels Museum, then view the masterpieces at SteelStacks, and finally cool off at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Allentown trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Allentown in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in October; daily highs in Allentown reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Allentown

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

SteelStacks
Highlights from your plan
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom ©
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
America On Wheels Museum ©
America On Wheels Museum
SteelStacks ©
SteelStacks

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and The Pond. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hallett Nature Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City tour planner.

You can drive from Allentown to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Allentown in October, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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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