25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
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Myrtle Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
6
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
10
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Manchester

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Myrtle Beach is minus 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in May, with highs in Myrtle Beach at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Alligator Adventure
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Alligator Adventure ©
Alligator Adventure

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Angel Oak Tree. Get a sense of the local culture at Nathaniel Russell House and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Change things up with a short trip to Boneyard Beach in Moores Landing (about 48 minutes away). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Charleston online travel planner .

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Charleston are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Folly Beach Public Beach, Angel Oak Tree, Boneyard Beach
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Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. There's still lots to do: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a memorable tour with Tours, and see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head online vacation planner .

Getting from Charleston to Hilton Head by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Speed Boats Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Savannah Historic District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Pulaski National Monument and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, delve into the mystery of Olde Pink House, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Savannah trip planner .

You can drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savannah are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Tybee Island
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Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, then get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and then take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Grotto Falls Trail, admire the sheer force of Baskins Creek Falls, and then hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park day trip site .

You can fly from Savannah to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Savannah in June since evenings lows in Great Smoky Mountains National Park dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Trails Nature
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Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, then stop by Bass Pro Shop, and finally browse the different shops at The Outlet Shops of Grand River. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at First United Methodist Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, then view the masterpieces at Naked Art Gallery, and finally take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Birmingham road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Birmingham in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Birmingham due to the time zone difference. In June in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Leeds
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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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.
On the 10th (Mon), try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter Catholic Church, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then gain insight at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip planner .

You can drive from Birmingham to Memphis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Lotz House Museum and Downtown Franklin. Museum-lovers will appreciate Carnton and Cheekwood. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Franklin (Franklin Glassblowing Studio, Carter House, & more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at RCA Studio B, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nashville day trip site .

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Franklin
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

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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 some historical perspective at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Garden District. You'll explore and learn at The National WWII Museum and Whitney Plantation. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Slidell to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church.

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

Fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in June, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (33°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 18th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Center for Civil and Human Rights, then admire the majestic nature at Stone Mountain Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with HomeGrown Decatur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Your Dekalb Farmers Market.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Atlanta attractions planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from New Orleans to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New Orleans in June since evenings lows in Atlanta dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Decatur, Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights