17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Natchez
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Louisville
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
Key West
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h
11
Montgomery
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get all the information you need at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), stop by Bathhouse Soapery, make a trip to Bathhouse Row, then explore and take pictures at Garland County Library, then admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel, and finally admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hot Springs day trip planning tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Hot Springs is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. In July, Hot Springs is a bit warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

1
day
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, contemplate the long history of Dunleith Historic Inn, then don't miss a visit to Longwood, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Natchez trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Hot Springs to Natchez in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In July, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Longwood ©
Longwood
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

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.
On the 24th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Cabildo, and finally see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art.

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Traveling by car from Natchez to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Natchez in July, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin, contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect nights in Nashville to be little chillier, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 27th (Sat), examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, steep yourself in history at Locust Grove, then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally try your luck at Churchill Downs.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Louisville day trip planning website .

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 July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Locust Grove ©
Locust Grove

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Fort Pulaski National Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Hamilton-Turner House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then get a taste of the local shopping with Savannah Historic District, and finally delve into the mystery of Olde Pink House.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Louisville to Savannah in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fort Pulaski National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, then steep yourself in history at Aiken-Rhett House, and then admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Folly Beach Public Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Aiken-Rhett House ©
Aiken-Rhett House

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Lawrence, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then get all the information you need at Vance Birthplace, and finally do a tasting at Biltmore Estate.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Asheville tour planner .

You can drive from Charleston to Asheville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Charleston in July: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Vance Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Basilica of Saint Lawrence ©
Basilica of Saint Lawrence
Food Tours

1
night
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, then explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge holiday planner .

Drive from Asheville to Pigeon Forge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 2nd (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West online holiday maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pigeon Forge to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in August, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Old Alabama Town, then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and then enjoy some diversion at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Montgomery planner .

Getting from Key West to Montgomery by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to Montgomery due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Key West in August since evenings lows in Montgomery dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Fun & Games Classes
Highlights from your plan
Old Alabama Town ©
Old Alabama Town
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©

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nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Bring the kids along to Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 5th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Orlando tour planner .

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Montgomery to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montgomery to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Orlando sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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