29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Roanoke
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Knoxville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Memphis
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Clarksdale
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
8
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Natchez
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Pensacola Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
New Orleans
— 4 nights
End: New Orleans

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip maker website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Washington DC. June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shenandoah National Park: Massanutten Indoor WaterPark (in McGaheysville) and DuCard Vineyards (in Etlan). There's lots more to do: trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike, make a trip to Dean Cemetery, contemplate the waterfront views at Skyline Drive, and admire the sheer force of Dark Hollow Falls.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park day trip planner.

Drive from Washington DC to Shenandoah National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. Traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Shenandoah National Park, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Roanoke.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

DuCard Vineyards, SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, Massanutten Indoor WaterPark
Highlights from your plan
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Dark Hollow Falls ©
Dark Hollow Falls

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Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Discover how to plan a Roanoke trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Roanoke in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June in Roanoke, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Roanoke

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

National D-Day Memorial
Highlights from your plan
National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
Beer Tastings & Tours
Mill Mountain Star & Park ©
Mill Mountain Star & Park

2
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Knoxville

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Knoxville trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Roanoke to Knoxville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Nashville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Theme Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge ©
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge

3
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Knoxville to Nashville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Knoxville to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©

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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.
When in Memphis, make a side trip to see Horseshoe Casino in Tunica, approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Graceland, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis visit planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Clarksdale.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

few
hours
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Clarksdale trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Memphis to Clarksdale. In June in Clarksdale, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the galleries of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery, then examine the collection at Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, and finally make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals. On the next day, witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, don't miss a visit to McRaven House, and then steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse.

Discover how to plan a Vicksburg trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clarksdale to Vicksburg. In June, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Courthouse ©
Old Courthouse
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Rosalie Mansion, make a trip to Longwood, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Natchez trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Natchez takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall
Longwood ©
Longwood
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

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Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Islands National Seashore and then enjoy the sand and surf at Navarre Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, then stop by Perdido Key Seafood, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Pickens Area.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pensacola Beach route tool .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Pensacola Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In July, daytime highs in Pensacola Beach are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Perdido Key Seafood, Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, Navarre Beach
Highlights from your plan
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach

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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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, make a trip to French Quarter, and examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Pensacola Beach to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pensacola Beach in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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