25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Lake Charles
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Memphis
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

3
nights
Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rainey Street, The Broken Spoke and Peter Pan Mini Golf. There's more to do: trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Austin trip planner .

London, UK to Austin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Austin. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from London in May: highs in Austin hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 21°C. You'll set off for San Antonio on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Austin

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Driskill ©
The Driskill
The Broken Spoke ©
The Broken Spoke

3
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Japanese Tea Gardens as well as Natural Bridge Caverns. The adventure continues: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read San Antonio holiday app .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for the bus ride to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Japanese Tea Gardens ©
Japanese Tea Gardens

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall and then play a few rounds at Hermann Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston and then find something for the whole family at Kemah Boardwalk.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Houston fast, fun, and easy.

Take a bus from San Antonio to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May in Houston, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Charles.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Golf

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

1
night
Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is a brackish lake located on the Calcasieu River in Southwest Louisiana, United States, situated almost entirely within the Lake Charles city limits. You've now added Cajun Country Swamp Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Cajun Country Swamp Tours.

Plan a trip to Lake Charles easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Houston to Lake Charles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Lake Charles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Cajun Country Swamp Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cajun Country Swamp Tours ©
Cajun Country Swamp Tours

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Chalmette National Historical Park. Get some cultural insight at Garden District and Royal Street. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Lake Charles to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Lake Charles in May, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Birmingham day trip tool .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Birmingham takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or fly. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you will find days in Birmingham are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Memphis.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Kelly Ingram Park ©
Kelly Ingram Park

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Beale Street and Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. There's more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pyramid Vodka.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Memphis tour planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Memphis by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. May in Memphis sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Beale Street ©
Beale Street
Pyramid Vodka ©
Pyramid Vodka

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bowie Nature Park and Zipline. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lotz House Museum and Belle Meade Plantation. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, explore and take pictures at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Bowie Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

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