18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  24​h
1
Dallas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Milan

3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and Top O'Hill Terrace. Appreciate the collections at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Kimbell Art Museum. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cistercian Abbey, and explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dallas day trip planner .

Milan, Italy to Dallas is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Milan in August, expect Dallas to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Thu) before leaving for Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Cistercian Abbey, Top O'Hill Terrace
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
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 9th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery and then examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Houston road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Houston sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Port Arthur is a city in Jefferson County within the Beaumont−Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Sea Rim State Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip app .

You can drive from Houston to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. In August in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Nature Parks
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Sea Rim State Park ©
Sea Rim State Park

1
night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 11th (Sun), make a trip to Louisiana Memorial Plaza, see the interesting displays at USS Kidd, walk around Riverfront Plaza, then take an in-depth tour of LSU Rural Life Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger Habitat.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Baton Rouge trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Baton Rouge takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Baton Rouge can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Museums Parks Wildlife
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USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd
LSU Rural Life Museum ©
LSU Rural Life Museum
Mike the Tiger Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger Habitat

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as The National WWII Museum and Jackson Square are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Louis Cathedral and St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Bourbon Street.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Baton Rouge to New Orleans by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Baton Rouge in August, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, then learn about all things military at The Fort of Colonial Mobile, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mobile online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Mobile takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Mobile, with highs around 38°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites
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1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then don't miss a visit to Civil Rights Memorial Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Montgomery trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Mobile to Montgomery in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
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Civil Rights Memorial Center ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center
Rosa Parks Museum ©
Rosa Parks Museum

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 17th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, then don't miss a visit to Center for Civil and Human Rights, and finally admire all the interesting features of Centennial Olympic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. Philip, and then find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pensacola to Atlanta in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 19th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
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Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights

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