22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chicago
— 4 nights
2
Memphis
— 3 nights
3
Nashville
— 5 nights
4
Jackson
— 3 nights
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip maker site.

Malmo, Sweden to Chicago is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Malmo to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Malmo in July, expect Chicago to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park
Millennium Park

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Graceland, gain insight at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Memphis trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Memphis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Memphis is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
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Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Fort Donelson National Cemetery (in Dover) and Casey Jones Distillery (in Hopkinsville). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nashville road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fort Donelson National Cemetery, Lotz House Museum, Casey Jones Distillery
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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

3
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson: Vicksburg (Vicksburg National Military Park, U.S.S. Cairo Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, stop by Lemuria Books, find something for the whole family at DEFY Jackson (High Heaven), and walk around Winner's Circle Park.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Jackson day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Jackson takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Jackson, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Flowood, Ridgeland, Trustmark Park
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Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park

4
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, explore the engaging exhibits at Louisiana Children's Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

Plan my day in New Orleans using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Jackson to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. While traveling from Jackson, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Ghost & Vampire Tours
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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