18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 3 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Step off the beaten path and head to Madison Square Garden and Food Tours. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read New York City road trip site.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 30:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Madison Square Garden ©
Madison Square Garden

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Step out of Washington DC to go to Baltimore and see Horseshoe Casino, which is approximately 1 hour away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC driving holiday planning website.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), explore the activities along Radnor Lake State Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then stop by Downtown Nashville.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Washington DC to Nashville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Room Escape Games
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens ©
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens

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Memphis

Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, examine the collection at Graceland, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): admire the striking features of The Orpheum Theatre, then catch a live event at FedExForum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and finally catch a live event at AutoZone Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Memphis tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:
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Graceland
Graceland
The Orpheum Theatre ©
The Orpheum Theatre
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and then explore the galleries of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and finally walk around New Orleans City Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New Orleans day trip planning site.

You can drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Memphis in February, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Museum of the Pacific War and Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: Garrison Brothers Distillery (in Hye) and Natural Bridge Caverns (in San Antonio). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Austin route maker site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Austin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in February: highs in Austin hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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