14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Seattle

3
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary maker site .

Seattle to Nashville is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get a bit warmer in Nashville: highs are around 89°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at Graceland, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then look for gifts at Lansky, and finally don't miss a visit to Beale Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and finally contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

2
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. On the 24th (Mon), look for gifts at Lemuria Books, explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Lucky Town Brewing Co.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Vicksburg National Military Park, get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson trip website .

Getting from Memphis to Jackson by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Jackson sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Vicksburg
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
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, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, wander the streets of Frenchmen Street, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read New Orleans tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Jackson to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Jackson in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 82°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Kemah Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Houston. On your second day here, examine the collection at Space Center Houston and then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip maker .

Getting from New Orleans to Houston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Houston to be a bit cooler, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 95°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, The Seawall
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©

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