5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Birmingham
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
White Castle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h
End: New York City

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Birmingham road trip planning website .

New York City to Birmingham is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Birmingham. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums
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Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

1
night
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 4th (Thu): make a trip to Graceland, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and then steep yourself in history at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Memphis day trip planning website .

Getting from Birmingham to Memphis by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
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Graceland ©
Graceland

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of First Presbyterian Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Stratton Chapel Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Longwood, and finally stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Natchez online tour planner .

You can drive from Memphis to Natchez in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and car. July in Natchez sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to White Castle.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Longwood ©
Longwood
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

1
night
White Castle

White Castle ©
White Castle a town in Iberville Parish, Louisiana, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Hansen's Disease Museum, then explore the world behind art at Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read White Castle holiday builder website .

You can drive from Natchez to White Castle in 2.5 hours. In July in White Castle, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in White Castle

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery, National Hansen's Disease Museum
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Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): wander the streets of Garden District and then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Orleans holiday tool .

Drive from White Castle to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from White Castle in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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