8 days in Cincinnati, New Orleans & Memphis Itinerary

8 days in Cincinnati, New Orleans & Memphis Itinerary

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8 days in Cincinnati, New Orleans & Memphis Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
New York City

2
days
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): get your game on at Miami Valley Gaming, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, and then put a fun spin on your tour with Houdini’s Room Escape.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cincinnati online vacation planner

New York City to Cincinnati is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cincinnati, with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Fun & Games Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Miami Valley Gaming
Highlights from your plan
Houdini’s Room Escape ©
Houdini’s Room Escape
Miami Valley Gaming ©
Miami Valley Gaming

3
days
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, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, and hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans route planner

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cincinnati to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cincinnati to New Orleans. Traveling from Cincinnati in November, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (63°F), and nights are warmer (62°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Graceland.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Memphis vacation planner

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Memphis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Memphis, with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio. ©
Sun Studio.
Graceland ©
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum ©
National Civil Rights Museum

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