14 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Chattanooga
— 1 night
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Huntsville
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Tunica
— 1 night
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Russellville
— 1 day
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Hot Springs
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 3 nights
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Nashville — 3 nights

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.
Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Historic Travellers Rest, then see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nashville road trip planning website.

Newark to Nashville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Newark to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Chattanooga.
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Chattanooga — 1 night

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): walk around Enterprise South Nature Park, hike along Greenway Farms Conference Center, then brush up on your military savvy at National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, and finally contemplate the long history of Signal Point.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga trip planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Chattanooga in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Chattanooga can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Huntsville.
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Huntsville — 1 night

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): ponder the design of Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Land Trust of North Alabama, and then identify plant and animal life at Hays Nature Preserve.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Huntsville attractions website.

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Huntsville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Huntsville are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Memphis.
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Memphis — 2 nights

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.
On the 29th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Dixon Gallery & Gardens, stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, then explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and then contemplate the long history of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Memphis trip planner.

You can drive from Huntsville to Memphis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in September, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Tunica.
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Tunica — 1 night

Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tunica Museum, play a few rounds at River Bend Links, and then get outside with Willows Sporting Clays.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tunica vacation builder tool.

Getting from Memphis to Tunica by car takes about an hour. October in Tunica sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Russellville.
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Russellville — 1 day

Russellville is the county seat and largest city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States, with a population of 27,920, according to the 2010 Census. On the 2nd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge, delve into the lush surroundings at Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, and then stroll around Piney Bay Recreation Area.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Russellville sightseeing planning app.

Drive from Tunica to Russellville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.
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Hot Springs — 2 nights

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park, explore the striking landscape of Hot Springs National Park, examine the collection at The Galaxy Connection, then contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse, then stroll through Grand Promenade, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hot Springs route planner.

Traveling by car from Russellville to Hot Springs takes 2 hours. In October in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can fly to Dallas.
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Dallas — 3 nights

Big D

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.
Get outdoors at Katy Trail and Bluebonnet Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Amon Carter Museum of American Art and Frontiers of Flight Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dallas: Fort Worth (Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth & Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Nasher Sculpture Center, steep yourself in history at Old City Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Western Heights Cemetery, and explore the world behind art at Meadows Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas holiday planner.

You can fly from Hot Springs to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in October, Dallas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 62°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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