30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Houston
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Breaux Bridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Vicksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Muscle Shoals
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Lynchburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Chattanooga
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Fort Worth
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
11
Clarkdale
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Houston Symphony. On the 1st (Sat), catch a concert at Houston Symphony and then admire the masterpieces at The Menil Collection. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Houston Museum District, then engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Houston journey planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Houston is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Central Standard Time is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in June, expect Houston to be much hotter, temps between 39°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Breaux Bridge.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Nightlife Childrens Museums

Side Trip

La Porte
Highlights from your plan
The Menil Collection ©
The Menil Collection
Battleship Texas State Historic Site ©

2
nights
Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge ©
Breaux Bridge is a small city in St. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Acadian Village, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Cypress Bayou Casino.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Breaux Bridge road trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Houston to Breaux Bridge in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Breaux Bridge can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Breaux Bridge

Casinos Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lafayette, Cypress Bayou Casino
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Immaculate Conception Church and Lake Lawn Metairie. Get a sense of the local culture at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum and Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Whitney Plantation in Wallace, approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at Escape My Room New Orleans, get a taste of the local shopping with Jamie Hayes Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Old River Road Plantation Adventure, and admire the striking features of Destrehan Plantation.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Breaux Bridge to New Orleans takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Breaux Bridge in June, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 33°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vicksburg.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Destrehan Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church

3
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Vicksburg National Cemetery and St. Mary Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Courthouse and Natchez City Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Vicksburg side-trips: Natchez (Stanton Hall, Longwood, & more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, admire all the interesting features of Vicksburg National Military Park, don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, and stroll the grounds of Cedar Hill Cemetery.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg online tour planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Vicksburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or fly. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Vicksburg, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Natchez
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Cemetery ©
Vicksburg National Cemetery
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then get to know the resident critters at Memphis Zoo, and then try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis holiday planning tool .

Drive from Vicksburg to Memphis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. June in Memphis sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Muscle Shoals.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music

1
night
Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals ©
Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States. On the 14th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fame Recording Studios, steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House, then see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, then steep yourself in history at Ivy Green, and finally see the interesting displays at Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Muscle Shoals road trip planning website .

You can drive from Memphis to Muscle Shoals in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Muscle Shoals

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tuscumbia, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House
Highlights from your plan
Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Ivy Green ©
Ivy Green

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.
McGavock Confederate Cemetery and Downtown Franklin will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Tennessee State Museum and Lane Motor Museum. When in Nashville, make a side trip to see Carter House in Franklin, approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the masterpieces at Cheekwood, admire the majestic nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville travel planner .

You can drive from Muscle Shoals to Nashville in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House
Cheekwood ©
Cheekwood

1
night
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is a city in the south-central region of the U.S. On the 19th (Wed), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Prichard's Distillery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lynchburg City Cemetery, learn about winemaking at Lynchburg Winery, then contemplate the long history of Moore County Courthouse, then see the interesting displays at Old Jail Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at Cave Spring Hollow.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lynchburg trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Nashville to Lynchburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Wineries

Side Trip

Prichard's Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Prichard's Distillery ©
Prichard's Distillery
Lynchburg Winery ©
Lynchburg Winery
Old Jail Museum ©
Old Jail Museum

3
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Get some cultural insight at Chickamauga Battlefield and Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and Chattanooga National Cemetery. Go for a jaunt from Chattanooga to Ocoee to see River Rafting & Tubing about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Hunter Museum of American Art, take a stroll through Bluff View Art District, snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge, and sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chattanooga attractions planning website .

You can drive from Lynchburg to Chattanooga in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Historic Sites Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, River Rafting & Tubing, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
Highlights from your plan
Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum ©
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

3
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Explore hidden gems such as Amon Carter Museum of American Art and Kimbell Art Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Dallas Museum of Art and Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Step out of Fort Worth to go to Dallas and see The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Worth Botanic Garden, take in the exciting artwork at SiNaCa Studio School of Glass and Gallery, steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Patrick Cathedral.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fort Worth day trip planner.

You can fly from Chattanooga to Fort Worth in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Fort Worth. In June, daily temperatures in Fort Worth can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Clarkdale.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dallas, Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Amon Carter Museum of American Art ©
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

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nights
Clarkdale

Clarkdale ©
Clarkdale is a town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Arizona Copper Art Museum. Visit Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Jerome State Historic Park for their historical value. Explore Clarkdale's surroundings by going to Prescott (Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art, Sharlot Hall Museum, & more), Montezuma Castle National Monument (in Camp Verde) and Doe Mountain Trail (in Sedona). It doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Tuzigoot National Monument and admire all the interesting features of Historic Road - US Route 89A.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Clarkdale visit planner.

Getting from Fort Worth to Clarkdale by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Fort Worth to Clarkdale, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Fort Worth in June since evenings lows in Clarkdale dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Clarkdale

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Prescott, Sedona, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Jerome State Historic Park, Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum

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