13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Memphis
— 1 night
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Hershey
— 2 nights
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Petersburg
— 1 night

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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 16th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then don't miss a visit to Beale Street, and then admire the masterpieces at Withers Collection Museum & Gallery. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio and then browse the exhibits of Graceland.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Memphis trip itinerary builder site.

Oklahoma City to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May in Memphis, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Memphis

Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, take a memorable drive along Newfound Gap Road, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and finally walk around Chimneys Picnic Area. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail, identify plant and animal life at Quiet Walkways, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. May in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Newfound Gap Road ©
Newfound Gap Road
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pinnacles, trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Dean Cemetery.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park travel planning site.

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Shenandoah National Park by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

Start your trip to New York City by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Shenandoah National Park to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Shenandoah National Park in May, you will find days in New York City are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Hershey

Hershey ©

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
On the 26th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex, then stroll around Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, then do a tasting at Cullari Vineyards and Winery, and finally stroll around Memorial Lake State Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Hershey trip planning site.

Drive from New York City to Hershey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Petersburg.

Things to do in Hershey

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fort Hunter Mansion and Park ©
Fort Hunter Mansion and Park
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex ©
Memorial Lake State Park ©
Memorial Lake State Park

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Petersburg

Petersburg
Located on the site of an ancient Indian settlement, Petersburg is a small rural community.
To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Petersburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hershey to Petersburg in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Petersburg

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums

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