11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bluffton
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Saint Paul
— 4 nights
Drive:  22​h 30​min
End: Bluffton


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1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
For reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta vacation planner .

Bluffton to Atlanta is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Atlanta sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 71°F at night. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

1
night
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 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Graceland, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and finally make a trip to Beale Street.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip maker .

You can fly from Atlanta to Memphis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): stroll around Forest Park, see the interesting displays at City Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, and finally experience rural life at Grant's Farm.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Memphis to Saint Louis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Saint Louis, with lows of 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
City Museum ©
City Museum

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Saint Paul.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

4
nights
Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©
The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
Saint Paul is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, childrens museums, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at The Escape Game, explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America, and enjoy some diversion at CHS Field.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Paul trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Saint Paul takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in Saint Paul dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Bloomington
Highlights from your plan
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory ©
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
CHS Field ©
CHS Field
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

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