11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Drive:  5​h
1
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  26​h
End: Boston


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1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 15th (Fri), get curious at Carolina Raptor Center, identify plant and animal life at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, then contemplate the long history of Reed Gold Mine, and finally examine the collection at Mint Museum Uptown. Keep things going the next day: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, get a taste of the local shopping with SouthPark, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Muddy River Distillery, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Mountain National Military Park.

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Richmond to Charlotte is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Huntersville, Reed Gold Mine, Muddy River Distillery, Kings Mountain National Military Park
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Kings Mountain National Military Park ©
Carolina Raptor Center ©
Carolina Raptor Center
Mint Museum Uptown ©
Mint Museum Uptown

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stones River National Battlefield and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Arrington Vineyards and Frist Art Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, steep yourself in history at Downtown Presbyterian Church, snap pictures at Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip site .

Fly from Charlotte to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stones River National Battlefield, Arrington Vineyards
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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards
Stones River National Battlefield ©
Stones River National Battlefield

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Elmwood Cemetery and St. Peter Catholic Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum and Parker Pioneer Homestead. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Memphis: Mississippi River State Park (in Marianna) and Helena Confederate Cemetery (in Helena). There's more to do: examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music and try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In March in Memphis, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Nature Trails

Side Trips

Helena Confederate Cemetery, Southland Park Gaming and Racing, Mississippi River State Park, Parker Pioneer Homestead
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery

2
nights
Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©
Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, witness the site of a historic battle at Pea Ridge National Military Park, do a tasting at Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7, then look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Spring Heritage Center, and finally take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): trek along Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take an in-depth tour of Veterans Memorial Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Eureka Springs online visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Memphis to Eureka Springs in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Memphis in March, plan for little chillier nights in Eureka Springs, with lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Branson, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Pea Ridge National Military Park
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Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Veterans Memorial Museum ©
Veterans Memorial Museum

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