29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Knoxville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Jacksonville
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
9
Pensacola Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
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.
Pack the 26th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Over Texas. There's much more to do: get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Grapevine, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dallas trip itinerary planner.

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 car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for much warmer days in Dallas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Dallas

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Grapevine, Cistercian Abbey, Six Flags Over Texas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Six Flags Over Texas ©
Six Flags Over Texas
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©

1
night
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hot Springs route planner .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Hot Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Hot Springs, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)

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.
Graceland has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Graceland and then sample the fine beverages at Pyramid Vodka. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, stop by Memphis Music, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and finally steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis itinerary app .

Drive from Hot Springs to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, admire the striking features of The Parthenon, and wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville road trip planner.

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in Nashville sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

1
night
Knoxville

Knoxville
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Knoxville day trip planning tool .

Getting from Nashville to Knoxville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Knoxville is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You'll set off for Charlotte on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Knoxville

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Foundation For The Carolinas and then get in on the family fun at Carowinds. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Place Science, sample the fine beverages at Muddy River Distillery, and then browse the collection at Billy Graham Library.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Charlotte trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Knoxville to Charlotte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muddy River Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science
Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 7th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour. On your second day here, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Charlotte to Charleston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Charleston when traveling from Charlotte in October, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

5
nights
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Get out of town with these interesting Jacksonville side-trips: Fort Clinch State Park (in Fernandina Beach), St. Augustine (The Ximenez-Fatio House, St. George Street, & more) and St. Augustine Beach (in Saint Augustine Beach). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some photo ops at Veterans Memorial Wall, let little ones run wild at Ed Austin Regional Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jacksonville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Jacksonville in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Augustine, Fort Clinch State Park
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Room Escape Games
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park

1
night
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 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf Islands National Seashore and then kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pensacola Beach trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Jacksonville to Pensacola Beach by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. October in Pensacola Beach sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, stroll through New Orleans City Park, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

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Traveling by car from Pensacola Beach to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. When traveling from Pensacola Beach in October, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Alexandria is the ninth-largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. On the 19th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Kent Plantation House and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alexandria Zoological Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Alexandria journey planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Alexandria in 3.5 hours. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Alexandria, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Alexandria

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alexandria Zoological Park ©
Alexandria Zoological Park
Kent Plantation House ©
Kent Plantation House

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
On the 20th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then enjoy breathtaking views from Reunion Tower. On the next day, meet the residents at Dallas World Aquarium, appreciate the history behind Mustangs of Las Colinas, and then explore and take pictures at AT&T Stadium.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alexandria to Dallas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mustangs of Las Colinas, AT&T Stadium
Highlights from your plan
Dallas World Aquarium ©
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
AT&T Stadium ©
AT&T Stadium

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