26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Memphis
— 2 nights
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
3
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
4
Louisville
— 3 nights
5
Savannah
— 3 nights
6
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
7
Ocoee
— 2 nights
8
Atlanta
— 3 nights
9
Kansas City
— 4 nights

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 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Graceland, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo, and then look for gifts at Memphis Music. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, thenpause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, thenexplore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and finally don't miss a visit to Beale Street.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Memphis trip site.

Fresno to Memphis is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Fresno in August, you will find days in Memphis are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step out of Nashville to go to Hopkinsville and see Casey Jones Distillery, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip builder.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Casey Jones Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Casey Jones Distillery ©
Casey Jones Distillery
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

2
nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the activities along Green River, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Echo River, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Fat Man's Misery, trek along Tall Man's Misery, and then Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Nashville to Mammoth Cave National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Mammoth Cave National Park can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Tall Man's Misery ©
Tall Man's Misery
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery

3
nights
Louisville

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Venture out of the city with trips to Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm (in Georgetown) and Frankfort (Castle & Key Distillery & Floral Clock). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery, snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Louisville trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries Tours Nature

Side Trips

Frankfort, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ghost Coast Distillery, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and stroll around Forsyth Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Savannah online holiday planner.

You can fly from Louisville to Savannah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Louisville in August, Savannah is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gatlinburg: Hartford (River Rafting & Tubing & Zipline). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Sat) at Dollywood. There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, and learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Savannah to Gatlinburg by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Savannah in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Gatlinburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks Parks Tours

Side Trips

Hartford, Pigeon Forge, Chimneys Picnic Area
Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
River Rafting & Tubing
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

2
nights
Ocoee

On the 23rd (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee River and then explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ocoee trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Ocoee takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ocoee can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Ocoee

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Ocoee River
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Ocoee River ©
Ocoee River

3
nights
Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Get out of town with these interesting Atlanta side-trips: Monastery of the Holy Spirit (in Conyers), Little Mulberry Park (in Dacula) and Mansell House and Gardens (in Alpharetta). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park, examine the collection at College Football Hall of Fame, and explore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta route website.

Traveling by car from Ocoee to Atlanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Atlanta, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Little Mulberry Park, Mansell House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

4
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Venture out of the city with trips to Topeka (Evel Knievel Museum & Lake Shawnee), Forest Park (in Ottawa) and Deaf Cultural Center Museum & Gallery (in Olathe). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, see the interesting displays at Richard Allen Cultural Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansas City Missouri Temple, and look for gifts at Queen's Pantry Teas.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kansas City trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Atlanta to Kansas City in 5.5 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Overland Park, Leavenworth, Topeka, Forest Park, Deaf Cultural Center Museum & Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Kansas City Missouri Temple ©
Kansas City Missouri Temple

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