8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  45​min
1
Canton
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
3
Atlanta
— 1 night
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
5
Louisville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Detroit

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day
Canton

Canton ©
Canton is a charter township of Wayne County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Crosswinds Marsh, identify plant and animal life at Oakwood Metropark Nature Center, and then putt your heart out at Zap Zone.

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Detroit to Canton is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In March, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

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New Boston
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Zap Zone ©
Zap Zone

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canton to New Orleans. Traveling from Canton to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Canton, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, and then immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from New Orleans to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in April, Atlanta is little chillier at night with lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then explore and take pictures at Bridgestone Arena, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown). On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Park, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 49°F in Nashville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) ©
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Louisville Mega Cavern, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then catch the contagious excitement of Churchill Downs. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Louisville trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Nashville to Louisville in 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 April, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Room Escape Games
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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