10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Jackson
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Milan

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Popular historic sites such as Lotz House Museum and Bowen Plantation House are in your itinerary. Visiting Bowie Nature Park and Crockett Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Cumberland RIver Bicentennial Trail (in Ashland City) and Timberland Park (in Franklin). And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at Moss-Wright Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, head outdoors with YMCA Downtown Nashville, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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Milan, Italy to Nashville is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Milan in October, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Goodlettsville, Franklin, Crockett Park, Bowie Nature Park, Cumberland RIver Bicentennial Trail
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Bowie Nature Park ©
Bowie Nature Park
Crockett Park ©
Crockett Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, stop by Faulkner House Books, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and finally take a stroll through Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Chalmette National Historical Park, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans road trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Nashville in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Jackson.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): trek along Ridgeland Bike Trail, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Flowood Nature Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at LeFleur's Bluff State Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson trip builder .

You can drive from New Orleans to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Jackson, with highs around 32°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Flowood Nature Park, Ridgeland Bike Trail
Highlights from your plan
LeFleur's Bluff State Park ©
LeFleur's Bluff State Park
Flowood Nature Park ©
Flowood Nature Park

3
nights
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.
On the 8th (Tue), make a trip to Graceland, contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and finally make a trip to Beale Street. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Hampson Museum State Park, identify plant and animal life at Overton Park, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally look for gifts at Lansky.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis tour planning site .

Getting from Jackson to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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