11 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 4 nights
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 day
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Tunica
— 2 nights
Drive
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West Memphis
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 1 night

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Nashville — 4 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Schermerhorn Symphony Center as well as Smith Creek Moonshine. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, and get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Nashville International Airport, Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field and Louisville Intercontinental. October in Nashville sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.
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Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Mammoth Cave National Park — 1 day

Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Caverns, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and then stroll through Fat Man's Misery.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Mammoth Cave National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tunica.
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Tunica — 2 nights

Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): try to win big at Gold Strike Casino, try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, and then try to win big at Tunica Roadhouse Casino. On your second day here, try your luck at Casino at Fitzgeralds Hotel, then try your luck at Sam's Town Casino, and then try to win big at Hollywood Casino Tunica.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tunica visit planner.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Tunica takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to West Memphis.
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West Memphis — 1 night

West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash, then take an in-depth tour of Sultana Disaster Museum, and then try to win big at Southland Casino Hotel. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Johnny Cash House and then immerse yourself in nature at Parkin Archeological State Park.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the West Memphis route tool.

You can drive from Tunica to West Memphis in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Memphis.
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Memphis — 1 night

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Withers Collection Museum & Gallery, Danny Thomas/ALSAC Pavillion, The Peanut Shoppe, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Edge Motor Museum, admire the masterpieces at Withers Collection Museum & Gallery, contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Dixon Gallery & Gardens.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip maker.

Memphis is just a short distance from West Memphis. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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