47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Baton Rouge
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Charlotte
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Richmond
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: London

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Bowen Plantation House. Let the collections at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe capture your imagination. Step out of Nashville to go to Mammoth Cave National Park and see Mammoth Cave National Park, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, stop by Carter Vintage Guitars, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nashville road trip planning website .

London, UK to Nashville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Nashville is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in February, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Historic Mansker's Station, Mammoth Cave
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and S.Y. Wilson and Company. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sun Studio and Beale Street. Get out of town with these interesting Memphis side-trips: Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery (in Clarksdale), Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica) and Hampson Museum State Park (in Wilson). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Graceland, contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and get a new perspective on nature at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Memphis are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Horseshoe Tunica, Hampson Archeological Museum State Park, Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, S.Y. Wilson and Company
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

2
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Vicksburg National Military Park, take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and then try to win big at Ameristar Casino Vicksburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): shop like a local with Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mississippi Petrified Forest, and then stroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jackson online itinerary planner .

Drive from Memphis to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Memphis, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Mississippi Petrified Forest
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

3
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Lake Martin and Mike the Tiger Habitat. Oak Alley Plantation and St. Joseph Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Baton Rouge: Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Louisiana's Old State Capitol, take an in-depth tour of Capitol Park Museum, and ponder the world of politics at State Capitol Welcome Center.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Baton Rouge travel route website .

Getting from Jackson to Baton Rouge by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Baton Rouge are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

6
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.
Head to Royal Street and Frenchmen Streetfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at The National WWII Museum and Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Crosby Arboretum (in Picayune) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Garden District, take in the history at Chalmette National Historical Park, make a trip to Jackson Square, and appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .

Take a bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Baton Rouge in February, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. You'll explore and learn at Legacy Museum and Rosa Parks Museum. Popular historic sites such as National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery, contemplate the long history of The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Hank Williams Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Montgomery online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from New Orleans to Montgomery in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from New Orleans in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Montgomery: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Wilderness Park
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
You'll explore and learn at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and McWane Science Center. Do some cultural sightseeing at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Venture out of the city with trips to Harmony Park Safari (in Huntsville), Unclaimed Baggage Center (in Scottsboro) and Ave Maria Grotto (in Cullman). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, get to know the resident critters at Birmingham Zoo, take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Birmingham trip planner .

You can drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Unclaimed Baggage Center, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Ave Maria Grotto, Harmony Park Safari
Highlights from your plan
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Center for Civil and Human Rights and World of Coca-Cola. Popular historic sites such as Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, admire the landmark architecture of Fox Theatre, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta route planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Atlanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Atlanta is 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

HomeGrown Decatur, Stone Mountain Park
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

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. Head to Charleston City Market and MoonPie General Storefor some retail therapy. When in Charleston, make a side trip to see The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw, approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston day trip planning app .

You can fly from Atlanta to Charleston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Charleston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

The Center for Birds of Prey, Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Head to Savannah Historic District and Signature Galleryfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Coligny Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, shop like a local with Tiffani Taylor Gallery, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at NASCAR Hall of Fame and Carolinas Aviation Museum. Discovery Place Science and Levine Museum of the New South will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Kings, stop by PuckerButt Pepper Company, see the interesting displays at Hendrick Motorsports Complex, and browse the collection at Billy Graham Library.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Charlotte trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Savannah to Charlotte takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in March, things will get slightly colder in Charlotte: highs are around 20°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

PuckerButt Pepper Company
Highlights from your plan
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Levine Museum of the New South ©
Levine Museum of the New South
Hendrick Motorsports Complex ©
Hendrick Motorsports Complex

3
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Popular historic sites such as Colonial Williamsburg and St. John's Episcopal Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to The Noland Trail (in Newport News) and Ivy Creek Natural Area (in Charlottesville). It doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery and contemplate the long history of Virginia Capitol Building.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to Richmond takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charlotte in March: highs in Richmond hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Charlottesville, Colonial Williamsburg, The Noland Trail
Highlights from your plan
The Noland Trail ©
The Noland Trail
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and Antietam National Battlefield. You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Washington DC trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Richmond to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Antietam National Battlefield, Arlington National Cemetery, Horseshoe Casino, Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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