24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 2 nights
2
Natchez
— 1 night
3
Clarksdale
— 1 night
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
5
Nashville
— 1 night
6
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
7
Roanoke
— 2 nights
8
Luray
— 2 nights
9
Washington DC
— 3 nights
10
New York City
— 5 nights

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 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then stop by Garden District, and finally brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans tour planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to New Orleans is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to New Orleans is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in April, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Chalmette National Historical Park ©
Chalmette National Historical Park

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore and take pictures at The Natchez Trace Parkway and then explore the striking landscape of Melrose.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Natchez trip planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Natchez takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for little chillier nights in Natchez, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Melrose ©
Melrose

1
night
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. On the 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Crossroad, then stop by The Rock & Blues Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Clarksdale trip builder tool.

You can drive from Natchez to Clarksdale in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. April in Clarksdale sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Memphis.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery ©
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, enjoy some diversion at Overton Park, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wiseacre Brewery, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, then admire the majestic nature at Parkin Archeological State Park, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pyramid Vodka.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip planner.

You can drive from Clarksdale to Memphis in 1.5 hours. April in Memphis sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Horseshoe Tunica, Parkin Archeological State Park
Highlights from your plan
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Parkin Archeological State Park ©
Parkin Archeological State Park
Overton Park ©
Overton Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): head outdoors with YMCA Downtown Nashville, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville driving holiday planner.

Getting from Memphis to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery ©
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
YMCA Downtown Nashville ©
YMCA Downtown Nashville

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Roaring Fork and Chimneys Picnic Area. Get outdoors at Mount LeConte and Quiet Walkways. Venture out of the city with trips to Hartford (River Rafting & Tubing & Zipline) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Rich Mountain Road, Cades Cove, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Newfound Gap Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Tops Trail, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip builder tool.

Drive from Nashville to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg is 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Roanoke.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

2
nights
Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): trek along Cascades National Recreation Trail, then admire the sheer force of Cascade Falls, and then identify plant and animal life at Carvins Cove Natural Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Bottom Creek Gorge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Virginia Safari Park.

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Getting from Gatlinburg to Roanoke by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pembroke, Virginia Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Falls ©
Cascade Falls
Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Carvins Cove Natural Reserve ©
Carvins Cove Natural Reserve

2
nights
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): trek along Massanutten Storybook Trail, hike along Kennedy Peak Hike, and then explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stony Man Mountain Overlook, then identify plant and animal life at Elkwallow Picnic Area, and finally sample the fine beverages at River Hill Wine & Spirits.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Luray itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Roanoke to Luray in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Luray are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Elkwallow Picnic Area
Highlights from your plan
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Elkwallow Picnic Area ©
Elkwallow Picnic Area

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nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kids will enjoy Tidal Basin and Mount Vernon Trail. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Lothian to see Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip maker website.

You can drive from Luray to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. Traveling from Luray in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Vernon Trail, Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Times Square and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Hallett Nature Sanctuary. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of the Arts, get great views at Top of the Rock, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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