16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Edinburgh
+2
train + bus + Fly:  14​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Lynchburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
Edinburgh

5
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary planner .

Edinburgh, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in May, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 20°C. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Memphis.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Tours, #Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): make a trip to Graceland, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, and then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip builder site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Memphis in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Memphis, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in Memphis to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Memphis

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Southland Park Gaming and Racing, Horseshoe Casino
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Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Graceland ©
Graceland

2
days
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is a city in the south-central region of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stop by Lynchburg Hardware and General Store, then explore and take pictures at University of the South, and then admire the majestic nature at Tims Ford State Park. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Henry Horton State Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at George Dickel Distillery, and then see the interesting displays at Old Jail Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lynchburg trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Memphis to Lynchburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi. Traveling from Memphis in June, things will get a bit cooler in Lynchburg: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Lynchburg

#Nature, #Parks, #Breweries

Side Trips

Tims Ford State Park, University of the South, George Dickel Distillery, Henry Horton State Park
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Tims Ford State Park ©
Tims Ford State Park
Lynchburg Hardware and General Store ©
University of the South ©
University of the South

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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Fontanel Mansion, and get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Lynchburg to Nashville in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

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