10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rolla
Drive:  6​h
1
Murfreesboro
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Shreveport
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Gulf Shores
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Mammoth Cave National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
9
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Rolla

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Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. On the 19th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson and then admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Murfreesboro trip maker .

Rolla to Murfreesboro is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Murfreesboro can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks Nature
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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park

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Shreveport

Shreveport
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Shreveport vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Shreveport in 2.5 hours. July in Shreveport sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 75°F at night. You'll set off for New Orleans on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Shreveport

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes St. Louis Cathedral, French Quarter, Bourbon Street, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a stroll through Royal Street, then get to know the fascinating history of Bourbon Street, and then make a trip to French Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with Haunted History Tours of New Orleans.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Shreveport to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Shreveport in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 80°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Shores Public Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gulf Shores trip planner .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Gulf Shores takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Gulf Shores: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 73°F at night. You'll set off for Orange Beach on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Chute for the Skye Parasailing has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Tue), glide through the air with Chute for the Skye Parasailing and then immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach trip planner .

Orange Beach is very close to Gulf Shores. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Gulf Shores
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chute for the Skye Parasailing ©
Chute for the Skye Parasailing

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chattanooga Segway & Bike - Tours & Rentals, Tennessee Aquarium and Ruby Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chattanooga trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Orange Beach to Chattanooga in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orange Beach to Chattanooga is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You've added Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar, Grand Ole Opry, Downtown Nashville, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nashville day trip app .

Drive from Chattanooga to Nashville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In July in Nashville, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Nightlife Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Madame Tussauds Nashville ©
Madame Tussauds Nashville

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park itinerary tool .

You can drive from Nashville to Mammoth Cave National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Mammoth Cave National Park sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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Louisville

Louisville
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Endless Summer Paddle Company has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Louisville Mega Cavern and then glide peacefully along the water with Endless Summer Paddle Company.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Louisville road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Louisville are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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