31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  45​min
1
Prior Lake
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Hannibal
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Atlanta
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Fort Myers Beach
— 9 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
8
Mobile
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Lake Charles
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
11
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

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Prior Lake

Prior Lake ©
Prior Lake is a city 20mi southwest of downtown Minneapolis seated next to Savage and Shakopee in Scott County in the state of Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get your game on at FlyOver America, then steep yourself in history at Historic Fort Snelling, and then try your luck at Mystic Lake Casino.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Prior Lake road trip planning app .

Minneapolis to Prior Lake is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hannibal.

Things to do in Prior Lake

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

FlyOver America, Historic Fort Snelling
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Lake Casino ©
Mystic Lake Casino
Historic Fort Snelling ©
Historic Fort Snelling
FlyOver America ©
FlyOver America

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Hannibal

Hannibal ©
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Tom Sawyer' Statue, enjoy the sea views from Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse, then contemplate the long history of Becky Thatcher's House, then contemplate the long history of Mark Twain Boyhood Home, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Glascock's Landing, examine the collection at Big River Train Town, and then get engrossed in the history at Rockcliffe Mansion.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hannibal day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Prior Lake to Hannibal with the Route module. Traveling from Prior Lake in October, things will get a bit warmer in Hannibal: highs are around 70°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Hannibal

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion
Big River Train Town ©
Big River Train Town

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and finally steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, then admire the striking features of The Parthenon, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hannibal to Nashville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Nashville are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 20th (Sun), stroll around Centennial Olympic Park, then see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, then explore the world behind art at Center for Civil and Human Rights, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. Philip. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Atlanta itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Savannah online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Savannah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Coligny Beach, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Frank Butler County Park West, then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc..

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read St. Augustine trip builder tool .

Drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Savannah in October since evenings lows in St. Augustine dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Fort Myers Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Siesta Beach and Bowman's Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sarasota National Cemetery and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort Myers Beach: Sea Grape Gallery (in Punta Gorda), Edison and Ford Winter Estates (in Fort Myers) and The Ringling (in Sarasota). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Fort Myers Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Celebration Community Beach Church, make a trip to Saint Raphael's Episcopal church, and enjoy the sea views from Sanibel Island Lighthouse.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Myers Beach route tool .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Fort Myers Beach in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Augustine in October: highs in Fort Myers Beach hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 70°F. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mobile.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Naples, Sarasota, Sanibel Island, Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea, Lorne's Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
The Ringling ©
The Ringling

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Navarre Beach and Pensacola Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Naval Aviation Museum and Mobile Police History Museum. Explore Mobile's surroundings by going to Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum (in Pensacola) and Fort Pickens Area (in Pensacola Beach). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Battleship USS ALABAMA, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malbis Memorial Church, and examine the collection at Mobile Carnival Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mobile travel planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fort Myers Beach to Mobile takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fort Myers Beach to Mobile due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Myers Beach in November, things will get little chillier in Mobile: highs are around 70°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, Navarre Beach, Malbis Memorial Church
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The National WWII Museum and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Popular historic sites such as French Quarter and St. Louis Cathedral are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, make a trip to Jackson Square, wander the streets of Royal Street, and see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip builder website .

Drive from Mobile to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mobile in November, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Charles.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is a brackish lake located on the Calcasieu River in Southwest Louisiana, United States, situated almost entirely within the Lake Charles city limits. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): try your luck at Golden Nugget Casino and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Charpentier Historic District.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lake Charles trip planner .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Lake Charles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in November: highs in Lake Charles hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Charpentier Historic District ©
Charpentier Historic District

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Graceland, contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally examine the collection at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally stroll the grounds of Memphis National Cemetery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis online attractions planner .

Getting from Lake Charles to Memphis by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lake Charles in November: high temperatures in Memphis hover around 63°F and lows are around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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