8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Biloxi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
St. Augustine
— 1 day
+3
Drive + Fly + tram + train:  4​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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 16th (Mon): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

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Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 83°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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Biloxi

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 18th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Catholic Church, then look for gifts at Realizations - The Walter Anderson Shop, then view the masterpieces at Hillyer House, and finally head off the coast to Ship Island.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Biloxi trip planner .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Biloxi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in September since evenings lows in Biloxi dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Biloxi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Ocean Springs
Highlights from your plan
Hillyer House ©
Hillyer House

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, don't miss a visit to Graceland, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Memphis tour planning website .

You can fly from Biloxi to Memphis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in September, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nashville online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Memphis in September, expect little chillier with lows of 62°F in Nashville. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nightlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, and then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Nashville to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Atlanta is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Chastain Park ©
Chastain Park

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night
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Kartona The Electric Speedway, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and finally kick back and relax at Panama City Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip planner .

Fly from Atlanta to Panama City Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Panama City Beach can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Swim with Dolphins

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to St. George Street, then browse the exhibits of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then take in the exciting artwork at High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip planner .

Drive from Panama City Beach to St. Augustine in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. September in St. Augustine sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. George Street ©
St. George Street

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