26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Millboro
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Nantahala Township
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
7
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
8
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Other Half Brewing Company. Get outdoors at Sam's Point Preserve and Lakota Wolf Preserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Boscobel House and Gardens and Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (in Robbinsville) and Chuang Yen Monastery (in Carmel). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Hudson Beach Glass and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Angry Orchard.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City holiday planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Amsterdam to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Angry Orchard, Hudson Beach Glass, Sam's Point Preserve, Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Boscobel House and Gardens ©
Boscobel House and Gardens
Lakota Wolf Preserve ©
Lakota Wolf Preserve

2
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse and Historic Downtown Frederick. Get some cultural insight at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and The Rising Sun Tavern. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Fredericksburg (Kenmore Plantation and Gardens & Chatham Manor) and Monocacy National Battlefield (in Frederick).

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

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Millboro.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Frederick, Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan

4
nights
Millboro

Millboro ©
Get a sense of the local culture at McDowell Battlefield and Wade's Mill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Goshen Pass and George Washington & Jefferson National Forests. Change things up with these side-trips from Millboro: Highland County Museum (in McDowell) and Brownsburg Museum (in Brownsburg).

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Millboro trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Millboro takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in November, expect Millboro to be little chillier, temps between 10°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Nantahala Township.

Things to do in Millboro

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

McDowell, Monongahela National Forest, Brownsburg Museum, Wade's Mill, Dan Ingalls Overlook
Highlights from your plan
Goshen Pass ©
Goshen Pass
McDowell Battlefield ©
McDowell Battlefield
Monongahela National Forest ©
Monongahela National Forest

4
nights
Nantahala Township

Nantahala Township ©
Get outdoors at Deep Creek and Nantahala National Forest. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jump Off Trail and Carolina Outfitters. Go for a jaunt from Nantahala Township to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to see Fontana Dam & Visitors Center about 32 minutes away.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nantahala Township travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Millboro to Nantahala Township takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Millboro in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nantahala Township: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Nantahala Township

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala National Forest, Carolina Outfitters, Jump Off Trail
Highlights from your plan
Deep Creek ©
Deep Creek
Jump Off Trail ©
Jump Off Trail
Nantahala National Forest ©
Nantahala National Forest

2
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.
On the 16th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, examine the collection at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Nantahala Township to Nashville in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nantahala Township to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nantahala Township in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nashville, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Birmingham.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip app .

You can drive from Nashville to Birmingham in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In November in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Highlights from your plan
Ruffner Mountain ©
Ruffner Mountain
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©
Civil Rights District ©
Civil Rights District

1
night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Port Hudson National Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at The Old Governor's Mansion, then steep yourself in history at The Cajun Village, and finally stroll through Riverfront Plaza.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Baton Rouge trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Birmingham to Baton Rouge by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Birmingham in November: high temperatures in Baton Rouge hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Port Hudson National Cemetery, The Cajun Village
Highlights from your plan
The Cajun Village ©
The Cajun Village
Port Hudson National Cemetery ©
Port Hudson National Cemetery
The Old Governor's Mansion ©
The Old Governor's Mansion

5
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Fishing Charters & Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Whitney Plantation and Lake Lawn Metairie. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Global Wildlife Center (in Folsom), Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie) and Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard). And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph Church and Gardens, admire the striking features of Destrehan Plantation, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Alphonsus.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans route planner.

You can drive from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Baton Rouge in November: highs in New Orleans hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Destrehan Plantation, Evergreen Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, St. Joseph Church and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Global Wildlife Center ©
Global Wildlife Center
Evergreen Plantation ©
Evergreen Plantation

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