7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Minneapolis
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Madison
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Minneapolis

1
day
Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stop by Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, then stop by Mousehouse Cheesehaus, and then don't miss a visit to State Street.

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Minneapolis to Madison is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Madison

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mousehouse Cheesehaus, Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet
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Mousehouse Cheesehaus ©
Mousehouse Cheesehaus
Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet ©
Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet

0
days
Indianapolis

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.
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Drive from Madison to Indianapolis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Madison to Indianapolis is 1 hour. In April, Indianapolis is somewhat warmer than Madison - with highs of 65°F and lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

#Shopping
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Southport Antique Mall ©
Southport Antique Mall

3
days
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Get outdoors at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and Jefferson Memorial Forest. Step off the beaten path and head to Maker's Mark and Gallrein Farms. Change things up with these side-trips from Louisville: Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort) and Woodford Reserve Distillery (in Versailles). There's more to do: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern and see the interesting displays at Muhammad Ali Center.

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Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Indianapolis in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Louisville, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Breweries

Side Trips

Gallrein Farms, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Jefferson Memorial Forest, Buffalo Trace Distillery, Woodford Reserve Distillery
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Woodford Reserve Distillery ©
Woodford Reserve Distillery
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery

2
days
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 13th (Fri), browse the different shops at Opry Mills, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Carnton, then contemplate the long history of Carter House, and then work some fitness into your day at Centennial Park.

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Drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In April in Nashville, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
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Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

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