31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Thibodaux
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Morgan City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Breaux Bridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
5
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Mamou
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Pineville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Natchez
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Greenville
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Indianola
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
11
Greenwood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
13
Tunica
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
14
Tupelo
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
15
Clinton
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
16
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Audubon Zoo. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to French Quarter, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans journey planner .

Sydney, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Thibodaux.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

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

1
night
Thibodaux

Thibodaux ©
Thibodaux is a city in and the parish seat of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States, along the banks of Bayou Lafourche in the northwestern part of the parish. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Bocage Plantation, admire the natural beauty at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, and finally steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Madewood Plantation, then make a trip to Ardoyne Plantation, then make a trip to Laurel Valley Village, and finally admire all the interesting features of Nicholls State University.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Thibodaux journey planner .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Thibodaux takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Thibodaux, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Morgan City.

Things to do in Thibodaux

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, Darrow, Madewood Plantation, Ardoyne Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

1
night
Morgan City

Morgan City ©
Morgan City is a city in St. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at International Petroleum Museum and Exposition.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Morgan City trip planner .

Getting from Thibodaux to Morgan City by car takes about an hour. In April, daytime highs in Morgan City are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Breaux Bridge.

Things to do in Morgan City

Museums
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge ©
Breaux Bridge is a small city in St. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Martin and Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Breaux Bridge: Saint Francisville (Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish, Butler Greenwood Plantation, & more), Port Hudson State Historic Site (in Jackson) and Port Hudson National Cemetery (in Zachary). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Martin de Tours and browse for treasures at Lagniappe Antiques Etc..

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Breaux Bridge journey planning tool .

Drive from Morgan City to Breaux Bridge in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Morgan City in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Breaux Bridge, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Breaux Bridge

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint Francisville, Saint Martinville, Port Hudson National Cemetery, Port Hudson State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
The Myrtles Plantation ©
The Myrtles Plantation
Church of St Martin de Tours ©
Church of St Martin de Tours

2
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 23rd (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Rip Van Winkle Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Jungle Gardens, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bird City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Alexandre Mouton House, take an in-depth tour of Acadian Cultural Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, and finally engage your brain at Lafayette Science Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lafayette trip planner.

Lafayette is very close to Breaux Bridge. In April in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mamou.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Avery Island, Rip Van Winkle Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Jungle Gardens ©
Jungle Gardens
Rip Van Winkle Gardens ©
Rip Van Winkle Gardens
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville

1
night
Mamou

Mamou ©
Mamou is a town in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Chicot State Park, then examine the collection at Cajun Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Prairie Acadian Cultural Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mamou online trip builder .

You can drive from Lafayette to Mamou in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Mamou when traveling from Lafayette in April, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pineville.

Things to do in Mamou

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Eunice, Chicot State Park
Highlights from your plan
Chicot State Park ©
Chicot State Park
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center ©
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center

1
night
Pineville

Pineville ©
Pineville is a city in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): meet the residents at Gone Wild Safari Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pineville day trip planner.

You can drive from Mamou to Pineville in an hour. April in Pineville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Pineville

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Gone Wild Safari Park ©
Gone Wild Safari Park

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is a village in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. On the 27th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cane River Creole National Historical Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Natchez sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Pineville to Natchez in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Natchez are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Greenville.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Greenville

Greenville ©
Greenville is a small city and the county seat of Washington County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Winterville Mounds and then see the interesting displays at WWII Japanese American Internment Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Leroy Percy State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Lake Chicot State Park.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Greenville day trip site .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Greenville takes 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Greenville can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Indianola.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

WWII Japanese American Internment Museum, Lake Chicot State Park, Leroy Percy State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Chicot State Park ©
Lake Chicot State Park
Leroy Percy State Park ©
Leroy Percy State Park

1
day
Indianola

Indianola ©
Indianola is a city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States, in the Mississippi Delta. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for gifts at Indianola Pecan House and then examine the collection at B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Indianola trip itinerary planning website .

Indianola is just a short distance from Greenville. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Greenwood.

Things to do in Indianola

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Indianola Pecan House ©
Indianola Pecan House

1
night
Greenwood

Greenwood ©
Greenwood is a city in and the county seat of Leflore County, Mississippi, located at the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta, approximately 96 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, and 130 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. On the 1st (Tue), look for gifts at The Mississippi Gift Company and then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Mississippi Delta.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Greenwood tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Indianola to Greenwood takes an hour. April in Greenwood sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Greenwood

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Mississippi Delta ©
Museum of the Mississippi Delta

1
night
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to The Crossroad, see the interesting displays at The Rock & Blues Museum, then view the masterpieces at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Delta Blues Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Clarksdale trip itinerary website .

Drive from Greenwood to Clarksdale in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Clarksdale can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Tunica.

Things to do in Clarksdale

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

1
night
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. On the 3rd (Thu), try to win big at Gold Strike Casino and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tunica holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Clarksdale to Tunica takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
Gold Strike Casino ©
Gold Strike Casino

3
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Oren Dunn City Museum, and finally stroll through Ballard Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, trek along Tanglefoot Trail, and then trek along Tanglefoot Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tupelo trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Tunica to Tupelo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Tupelo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Clinton.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Tanglefoot Trail, Tanglefoot Trail
Highlights from your plan
Ballard Park ©
Ballard Park
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

3
nights
Clinton

Clinton ©
Clinton is a city in Anderson County, Tennessee, United States. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tuckaleechee Caverns.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Clinton driving holiday planner.

Getting from Tupelo to Clinton by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Tupelo to Clinton is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Clinton can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Clinton

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Tuckaleechee Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Tuckaleechee Caverns ©
Tuckaleechee Caverns
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Graceland. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, explore the galleries of Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and finally try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Clinton to Memphis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Clinton to Memphis is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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