11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  5​h
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
New York City

2
days
Indianapolis

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 17th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Holliday Park. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, identify plant and animal life at Exotic Feline Rescue Center, and then savor the flavors at Rocket Fizz Indianapolis.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Indianapolis trip planner.

New York City to Indianapolis is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Indianapolis to be a bit cooler, temps between 52°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Turkey Run State Park, Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Highlights from your plan
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Turkey Run State Park

3
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago and The Field Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Wrigley Field and Shedd Aquarium. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Magnificent Mile, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chicago custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park

1
day
Saint Louis

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 23rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Sachs Butterfly House and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis holiday planner.

Getting from Chicago to Saint Louis by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Chicago in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Saint Louis, with highs around 56°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
City Museum

3
days
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lotz House Museum and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Go for a jaunt from Nashville to Smyrna to see Walden Pumpkin Farm about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Franklin on Foot, look for gifts at Salon Ya Ya Hillsboro Village, explore the activities along Radnor Lake State Park, and contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Nashville, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Walden Pumpkin Farm
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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