11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
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Louisville
— 1 night
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Nashville
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Houston
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Chattanooga
— 2 nights

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Pittsburgh

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City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and then contemplate the long history of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Pittsburgh. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Louisville.

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Louisville

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Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Louisville travel planner.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Louisville takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Pittsburgh in August, you will find days in Louisville are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Endless Summer Paddle Company
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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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

Traveling by car from Louisville to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. August in Nashville sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Houston.

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Historic Site
Belle Meade Plantation
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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Houston trip planning site.

You can fly from Nashville to Houston in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nashville in August; daily highs in Houston reach 95°F and lows reach 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

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Specialty Museum
Space Center Houston
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Glenwood Cemetery
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some historical perspective at French Quarter and Garden District. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National WWII Museum and Our Sacred Stories. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, and get a new perspective on things with Happiness Bayou Tours.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the New Orleans day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Houston in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chattanooga.

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French Quarter
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Garden District
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Chattanooga

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and Wayne-O-Rama. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and G3 Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chattanooga: Ocoee (Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. & Adventures Unlimited). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chattanooga holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Chattanooga takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Chattanooga hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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