American Trip – Friday 28th August 2009 – Sunday 13th September 2009

Day

Date

Where

Details

Mileage

Time

Bkd

Details

Friday

28/08/09

Bristol Airport

10:30-17:58 Continental (1 stop)

 

13:28

Y

y

BW Deer Park Hotel

Hire car booked

Sat

29/08/09

Houston

Pick up bike, travel to New Orleans

348

7.25*

y

BW Landmark Hotel, French Quarter

Sun

30/08/09

New Orleans

   

y

BW Landmark Hotel, French Quarter

Mon

31/08/09

 

Travel to Tupelo

375

8.00*

n

Wingate 186 Stone Creek Bvd, 38804 / Summit Hotel 852 N Gloster St 38804

Tues

01/09/09

 

Travel to Nashville (Grand Ole Opry)

206

4.00

y

Comfort Inn, Downtown, Nashville

Wed

02/09/09

Nashville

   

y

Comfort Inn, Downtown, Nashville

Thurs

03/09/09

 

Travel to Memphis, Graceland

213

3.00

n

Comfort Inn, Downtown, Sleep Inn 40 North Front St  38103

Fri

04/09/09

Memphis

explore Memphis, Beale St

  

n

Ditto

Sat

05/09/09

 

Travel to Charleston

385

8.00*

Sally’s house

Sun

06/09/09

Charleston

   

Sally’s house

Mon

07/09/09

 

Travel to Macon/ or straight through to Savannah

229

396

4.00

8.30*

n

BW Inn& Suites 4681 Chambers Rd Macon 31206-5366

Tues

08/09/09

 

Travel to Savannah

167

2.30

n

BW Promenade Hotel,412 W Bay St 31401-1115 / Inn at Ellis Sq 201 W Bay st

Wed

09/09/09

Savannah

   

n

 

Thurs

10/09/09

Savannah

Shipping of Bike

  

n

Ocean Term G 2, 950 W River St 31402

Fri

11/09/09

SAV airport

Travel to Houston 11:41-16:48 Delta

  

Y

y

Greenspoint Inn, Houston,

Hire car booked

Sat

12/09/09

Houston (IAH)

15:40-08:55

 

11:15

  

Sun

13/09/09

Bristol

     

* 2 hours added to travel time for rest stops, lunch etc

 

This was the travel plan that Niki and I formulated for this tour. Details of the actual tour to follow.