35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + bus:  12​h
1
New York City
— 7 nights
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 3 nights
6
Tallahassee
— 1 night
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
9
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Bandera
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
11
El Paso
— 2 nights
12
Memphis
— 2 nights
13
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​h
End: New York City

7
nights
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to East River Waterfront Esplanade and Narwhal Yacht Charters. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, grab your bike and head to Manhattan Waterfront Greenway, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City online road trip planner .

Paris, France to New York City is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to New York City is minus 6 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 2nd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Kelly Drive, take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia trip maker tool .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the activities along Tidal Basin, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral and then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
On the 7th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Carl J. McEwen Historic Village, examine the collection at Discovery Place Science, and then see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, and then browse the collection at Billy Graham Libary.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Charlotte itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Washington DC to Charlotte in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, Carl J. McEwen Historic Village
Highlights from your plan
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

3
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

Plan my day in Savannah using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Charlotte to Savannah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Savannah, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

1
night
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Mission San Luis de Apalachee, get a new perspective on nature at Tallahassee Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, then see the interesting displays at Tallahassee Antique Car Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Florida Historic Capitol Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tallahassee attractions planner.

You can fly from Savannah to Tallahassee in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Tallahassee sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tallahassee Museum ©
Tallahassee Museum
Mission San Luis de Apalachee ©
Mission San Luis de Apalachee
Florida Historic Capitol Museum ©
Florida Historic Capitol Museum

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.
Visiting Chalmette National Historical Park and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, make a trip to Jackson Square, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans route builder website .

Fly from Tallahassee to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tallahassee to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tallahassee in April, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 25°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the long history of St. Joseph Plantation, admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at Knock Knock Children's Museum and then steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Baton Rouge day trip website .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Baton Rouge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in Baton Rouge hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 18th (Thu), steep yourself in history at The Alamo, meet the residents at San Antonio Zoo, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and finally take in the history at Mission Concepcion. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, then stroll through The San Antonio River Walk, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Baton Rouge to San Antonio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bandera.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

2
nights
Bandera

Bandera ©
Bandera is the county seat of Bandera County, Texas, United States, in the Texas Hill Country, which is part of the Edwards Plateau. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): trek along Bandera City Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Lost Maples State Natural Area and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bandera trip tool .

Getting from San Antonio to Bandera by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from San Antonio in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bandera, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Bandera

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Bandera City Park ©
Bandera City Park
Lost Maples State Natural Area ©
Lost Maples State Natural Area
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. On the 22nd (Mon), stroll the grounds of Concordia Cemetery, immerse yourself in nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Cathedral and then take a memorable drive along Scenic Drive - Overlook.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the El Paso road trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bandera to El Paso. The time zone difference when traveling from Bandera to El Paso is minus 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in El Paso are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State 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 25th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Hampson Museum State Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Graceland.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis travel planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Holbrook to Memphis. Traveling from Holbrook to Memphis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Holbrook in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Memphis, with lows of 13°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Hampson Museum State Park
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Beale Street ©
Beale Street

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll through Centennial Park, then identify plant and animal life at Radnor Lake State Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and then explore and take pictures at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nashville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April in Nashville, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

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