9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Athens
Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
2
Thibodaux
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Montgomery
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
End: Athens

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for gifts at Memphis Music and then don't miss a visit to Beale Street.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Memphis itinerary planning app.

Athens to Memphis is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Athens in July, with highs in Memphis at 91°F and lows at 74°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for Thibodaux.

Things to do in Memphis

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Music ©
Memphis Music

4
nights
Thibodaux

Thibodaux ©
Thibodaux is a city in and the parish seat of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States, along the banks of Bayou Lafourche in the northwestern part of the parish. Get out of town with these interesting Thibodaux side-trips: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle). And it doesn't end there: browse the collection at Martha Sowell Utley Memorial Library, relax in the rural setting at St. Joseph Plantation, steep yourself in history at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and take an in-depth tour of Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Thibodaux road trip planning tool.

Getting from Memphis to Thibodaux by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. July in Thibodaux sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 74°F at night. You'll set off for New Orleans on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Thibodaux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, Whitney Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nottoway Plantation, Madewood Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley 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 6th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

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You can drive from Thibodaux to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Thibodaux in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Ghost & Vampire Tours

few
hours
Montgomery

Montgomery
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Legacy Museum. On the 7th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Montgomery online tour planner.

You can drive from New Orleans to Montgomery in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in July: highs in Montgomery hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 72°F. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Atlanta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montgomery to Atlanta. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 72°F. You'll set off for Asheville on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville vacation planning tool.

Drive from Atlanta to Asheville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of subway, bus, and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Atlanta in July, with highs in Asheville at 84°F and lows at 65°F. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
Lexington Glassworks ©
Lexington Glassworks