33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
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New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Memphis
— 4 nights
Drive:  17​h
5
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
6
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Tucson
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
10
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Arlington
— 1 night
subway + train:  2​h 30​min
13
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Athens

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Met Cloisters and SoHo. 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and take a stroll through Times Square.

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Athens, Greece to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 7 hours. While traveling from Athens, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland and then explore and take pictures at Monticello.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Charlottesville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Charlottesville. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lotz House Museum and Stones River National Cemetery. Get some cultural insight at McGavock Confederate Cemetery and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Murfreesboro (Stones River National Battlefield & Cannonsburgh Village), Arrington Vineyards (in Arrington) and President James K. Polk Home & Museum (in Columbia). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church, look for gifts at Hatch Show Print, and get engrossed in the history at McLemore House.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Charlottesville to Nashville in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlottesville to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Murfreesboro, Franklin, President James K. Polk Home & Museum, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Southland Park Gaming and Racing. Do some cultural sightseeing at Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Oxford (Southside Gallery & Rowan Oak) and Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art (in Clarksdale). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Beale Street, steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, and stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Oxford, Southland Park Gaming and Racing, Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
Highlights from your plan

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Center for American Values, then brush up on your military savvy at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, and then look for gifts at Focus on the Family Bookstore.

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Traveling by flight from Memphis to Colorado Springs takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Memphis in October, things will get slightly colder in Colorado Springs: highs are around 22°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Pueblo
Highlights from your plan
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Center for American Values ©
Center for American Values

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stop by Big Lake Trading Post, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Rock Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Page takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In October, Page is a bit warmer than Colorado Springs - with highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Big Lake Trading Post ©
Big Lake Trading Post

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The LINQ Promenade and Shelby American Inc. The Strip and Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Wolf Creek Golf Club in Mesquite, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Page in October, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Wolf Creek Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore hidden gems such as The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and California Science Center. Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Camarillo and see Camarillo Premium Outlets, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 22nd (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then view the masterpieces at Etherton Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tucson trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Tucson takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Tucson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Tucson can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Etherton Gallery ©
Etherton Gallery

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Visit Texas State Capitol and Texas State Cemetery for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Bullock Texas State History Museum and Rainey Street. Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: Luckenbach Texas General Store (in Luckenbach) and Texcetera (in Johnson City). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Texas Military Forces Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Domain, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Austin online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Tucson to Austin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tucson to Austin due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Texcetera, Luckenbach Texas General Store
Highlights from your plan
Rainey Street ©
Rainey Street
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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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.
Do your shopping at Royal Street and Jamie Hayes Gallery. Popular historic sites such as Garden District and Immaculate Conception Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie) and Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard). There's much more to do: put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans, stop by Boutique du Vampyre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Austin, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Arlington.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Evergreen Plantation, St. Joseph Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): examine the collection at Carlyle House, don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally appreciate the history behind Air Force Memorial.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Arlington holiday builder .

You can fly from New Orleans to Arlington in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Arlington. Traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Arlington, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Carlyle House
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Carlyle House ©
Carlyle House

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get a sense of the local culture at Valley Forge National Historical Park and Barnes Foundation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Independence Hall and Christ Church. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fireman's Hall, steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, and get your bearings at Masonic Temple.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia attractions planner .

Do a combination of subway and train from Arlington to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall