12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 4 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Jackson
— 1 night
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Vacherie
— Few hours
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New Orleans
— 3 nights

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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.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Lotz House Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Belle Meade Plantation will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip website.

Calgary, Canada to Nashville is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Calgary in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around 31°C and lows about 17°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Sun Studio. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Graceland and Beale Street. The adventure continues: get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Southaven, make a trip to Crystal Shrine Grotto, steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, and pick up some local products at Memphis Farmers Market.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Memphis tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Side Trip

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

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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 13th (Mon): revel in the low prices at Outlets of Mississippi.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jackson road trip planning site.

Getting from Memphis to Jackson by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for Vacherie.

Things to do in Jackson

Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Outlets of Mississippi ©
Outlets of Mississippi

few
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Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vacherie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Vacherie takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Vacherie sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner.

You can drive from Vacherie to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Vacherie in May, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (24°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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