11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Saint Louis
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 1 night
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Lexington
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 1 night
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Tunica
— Few hours
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Clarksdale
— Few hours
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Vicksburg
— 1 night
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Natchez
— Few hours
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New Orleans
— 3 nights

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 9th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then walk around Forest Park, then admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, and finally examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Saint Louis travel route app.

Sacramento to Saint Louis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sacramento to Saint Louis. In September in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern and then try your luck at Churchill Downs.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Louisville vacation maker site.

Getting from Saint Louis to Louisville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. On the 11th (Fri), you're off to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Nature · Parks · Casinos · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

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Lexington

Lexington ©

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park and then sample the tasty concoctions at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.. On your second day here, whizz through the canopy at Boone Creek Outdoors and then surround yourself with nature on Unique Horse Farm Tours.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lexington itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Lexington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Lexington sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Lexington

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Unique Horse Farm Tours ©
Unique Horse Farm Tours
Boone Creek Outdoors ©
Boone Creek Outdoors
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park

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nights
Nashville

Nashville ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville trip builder site.

You can drive from Lexington to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lexington to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Parks · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens ©
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens

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Memphis

Memphis ©

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.
On the 14th (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, then don't miss a visit to Beale Street, and finally look for gifts at Memphis Music.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Memphis tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nashville in September since evenings lows in Memphis dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tunica.

Things to do in Memphis

Highlights from your plan
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Memphis Music ©
Memphis Music

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Tunica

Tunica
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tunica trip builder site.

Drive from Memphis to Tunica in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Memphis in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tunica, with lows around 62°F. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Tunica

Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks · Nature

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Clarksdale day trip planning app.

You can drive from Tunica to Clarksdale in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in September, and nighttime lows around 65°F. You will leave for Vicksburg on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vicksburg day trip app.

Drive from Clarksdale to Vicksburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Natchez.
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals ©
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

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hours
Natchez

Natchez
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Natchez trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Natchez are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. You'll set off for New Orleans on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Natchez to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Natchez in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 83°F in New Orleans. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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