9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Effingham
Drive:  6​h
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Sandestin
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
End: Effingham

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stop by A. Schwab. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then don't miss a visit to Graceland, and finally learn more about the world around you at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis itinerary maker app .

Effingham to Memphis is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In July, Memphis is a bit warmer than Effingham - with highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Graceland ©
Graceland
AutoZone Park ©
AutoZone Park
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 27th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld San Antonio.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio online journey planner .

Fly from Memphis to San Antonio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Memphis, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 98°F to lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
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SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio

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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.
On the 28th (Sun), stop by Faulkner House Books, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and finally take a stroll through Garden District. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans, then head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, and then see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip builder tool .

You can fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Antonio, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sandestin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Whitney Plantation
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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Sandestin

Sandestin ©
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a 2400acre destination resort in Miramar Beach, Florida, United States, on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): play a few rounds at Raven Golf Club and then play a few rounds at Sandestin Golf Resort - Raven, Burnt Pine, Baytowne, The Links. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at 7D Ultimate Virtual Experience and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sandestin trip planning tool .

You can drive from New Orleans to Sandestin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sandestin, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandestin

Outdoors Golf Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, 7D Ultimate Virtual Experience
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Raven Golf Club ©
Raven Golf Club
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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