23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
8
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h
9
New York City
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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.
You've added Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, Jackson Square, French Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at French Market, then make a trip to Jackson Square, and then steep yourself in history at Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary tool .

Melbourne, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Melbourne to New Orleans. Traveling from Melbourne in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 22°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Birmingham.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar ©
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark as well as Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. On the 15th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and then make a trip to Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham road trip tool .

Drive from New Orleans to Birmingham in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or fly. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Birmingham: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Historic Sites
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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Fort Jackson as well as Bonaventure Cemetery. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): learn about all things military at Old Fort Jackson. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Savannah day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Birmingham to Savannah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Savannah. October in Savannah sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums
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Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Old Fort Jackson ©
Old Fort Jackson

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charleston City Market as well as Historic Homes Walk. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Charleston City Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Historic Homes Walk.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston vacation builder website .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Charleston, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Atlanta.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Shopping
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Charleston City Market ©
Charleston City Market

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You've now added World of Coca-Cola to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Atlanta road trip planning app .

Fly from Charleston to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums
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World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Robert's Western World as well as Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then hang with the cowboys and cowgirls at Robert's Western World.

Find out how to plan Nashville trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Atlanta to Nashville in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October in Nashville, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nightlife
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Robert's Western World
Robert's Western World

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Peabody Ducks, Sun Studio and Graceland. On the 22nd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Sun Studio and then steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Graceland.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans
To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans online travel route planner .

Drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Memphis in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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8
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You've added Radio City Music Hall, Times Square, RIB New York, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in New York City, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Gantry Plaza State Park
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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