51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Wilmington
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Charleston
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Pensacola
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Mobile
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Biloxi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Lafayette
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
10
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
12
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
13
Louisville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
14
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
15
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, then learn about winemaking at Noni Bacca Winery, then don't miss a visit to Riverwalk, and finally stop by Cape Fear Spice Merchants. Here are some ideas for day two: step aboard Battleship North Carolina, then wander the streets of Historic District, and then take a stroll through Downtown Wilmington.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Wilmington road trip planner.

New York City to Wilmington is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get a bit warmer in Wilmington: highs are around 74°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Wilmington

Neighborhoods Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historic District ©
Historic District
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina
Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens

5
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Patriots Point, and steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wilmington to Charleston in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Charleston are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Patriots Point, Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Middleton Place ©
Middleton Place

4
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Sugar Marsh Cottage (in Darien), Hilton Head (St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, &more) and Saint Simons Island (Wesley Memorial & Gardens & Christ Church). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Savannah Historic District, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, make a trip to Historic River Street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in April, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Saint Simons Island, Sugar Marsh Cottage
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Montgomery is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex, pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, take an in-depth tour of Legacy Museum, and explore the galleries of Alabama State Capitol.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Montgomery trip app.

Getting from Savannah to Montgomery by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pensacola.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum

3
nights
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Pensacola is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at National Naval Aviation Museum, enjoy the sea views from Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, contemplate the long history of Fort Barrancas, and head off the coast to Gulf Islands.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pensacola holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Pensacola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Montgomery in April since evenings lows in Pensacola dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Pensacola

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gulf Islands National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Pensacola Naval Air Station ©
Pensacola Naval Air Station
Veterans Memorial Park ©
Veterans Memorial Park

3
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, stroll around Bienville Square, learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA, and see the interesting displays at GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mobile trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pensacola to Mobile takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Conde-Charlotte Museum ©
Conde-Charlotte Museum

2
nights
Biloxi

A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Hurricane Katrina Memorial, then try your luck at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, then contemplate the long history of Beauvoir, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Biloxi Beach. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, take a leisurely stroll along Biloxi Lighthouse Pier, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Biloxi travel route planner.

You can drive from Mobile to Biloxi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Biloxi are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Biloxi

Outdoors Wildlife Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino

5
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and meet the residents at Audubon Zoo.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans journey app.

Traveling by car from Biloxi to New Orleans takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Biloxi in May, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lafayette.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

3
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lafayette: Jungle Gardens (in Avery Island) and Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, appreciate the extensive heritage of Acadian Village, and stop by Louisiana Marketshops at the 115.

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

You can drive from New Orleans to Lafayette in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Lafayette to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jungle Gardens, Louisiana Marketshops at the 115, Lake Martin, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village

2
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stop by Lemuria Books, then get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, then ponder the world of politics at Mississippi State Capitol, and finally explore the world behind art at Mississippi Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Mississippi Children's Museum, browse the exhibits of Eudora Welty House and Garden, then take in the exciting artwork at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, then admire the striking features of Old Capitol Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jackson visit site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Lafayette to Jackson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Jackson, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Eudora Welty House and Garden ©
Eudora Welty House and Garden
Old Capitol Museum ©
Old Capitol Museum

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Memphis: Tunica (Blues and Legends Hall of Fame & Horseshoe Tunica). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Graceland, look for gifts at Lansky, explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jackson to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trip

Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

4
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.
Step out of Nashville with an excursion to Mammoth Cave in Mammoth Cave National Park--about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and stop by Downtown Nashville.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nashville day trip website.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Nashville are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

4
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Louisville: Sun Valley Farm (in Versailles) and Lexington (Keeneland, Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, try your luck at Churchill Downs, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Angel's Envy Distillery.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Louisville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Louisville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Louisville. In May in Louisville, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lexington, Sun Valley Farm
Highlights from your plan
Sun Valley Farm ©
Sun Valley Farm
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Distillery Tours

3
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting Cincinnati side-trips: Hawthorn Hill (in Oakwood (Montgomery County)) and Dayton (Carillon Historical Park & National Museum of the US Air Force). Next up on the itinerary: partake in some friendly competition at Houdini's Room Escape, look for gifts at Rookwood, admire the natural beauty at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cincinnati travel route builder app.

Getting from Louisville to Cincinnati by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Louisville in May since evenings lows in Cincinnati dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dayton, Hawthorn Hill
Highlights from your plan
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Beer Tastings & Tours

3
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pittsburgh: Youngstown (OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology, Fellows Riverside Gardens, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at LumberjAxes, take a stroll through Strip District, observe the fascinating underwater world at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, and steep yourself in history at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Youngstown, LumberjAxes
Highlights from your plan
Fellows Riverside Gardens ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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