14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Crystal Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Indianola
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Memphis
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 45​min
8
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Muscle Shoals
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
11
Springfield
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Phoenix

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, then get a new perspective on nature at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, then get engrossed in the history at Albuquerque Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip planner .

Phoenix to Albuquerque is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in May, things will get slightly colder in Albuquerque: highs are around 77°F and lows about 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Historic Sites
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Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Albuquerque Museum ©
Albuquerque Museum
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church

1
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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 13th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Austin online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Austin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Austin due to the time zone difference. In May, Austin is a bit warmer than Albuquerque - with highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
The Driskill ©
The Driskill

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, then explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and finally get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans online trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in May, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 70°F, while days are little chillier, around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Crystal Springs.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
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Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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night
Crystal Springs

Crystal Springs ©
Crystal Springs is a city in Copiah County, Mississippi, United States. Robert Johnson Blues Foundation has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Robert Johnson Blues Foundation.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Crystal Springs trip itinerary website .

Getting from New Orleans to Crystal Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Crystal Springs, with highs around 83°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 61°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Indianola.

Things to do in Crystal Springs

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Robert Johnson Blues Foundation ©
Robert Johnson Blues Foundation

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Indianola

Indianola ©
Indianola is a city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States, in the Mississippi Delta. On the 17th (Sun), see the interesting displays at B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Indianola online trip maker .

You can drive from Crystal Springs to Indianola in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Indianola are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Indianola

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Delta Blues Museum, see the interesting displays at The Rock & Blues Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Clarksdale trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Indianola to Clarksdale takes 1.5 hours. In May in Clarksdale, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
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The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum

1
night
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 19th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and finally see the interesting displays at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Memphis driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Clarksdale to Memphis takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Tupelo.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. On the 20th (Wed), witness the site of a historic battle at Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield, look for gifts at Margaretes Fine Chocolates, then contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and finally examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tupelo trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Memphis to Tupelo by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Muscle Shoals.

Things to do in Tupelo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield ©

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night
Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals ©
Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Muscle Shoals road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Muscle Shoals takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Muscle Shoals can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Nashville.

Things to do in Muscle Shoals

Museums

Side Trip

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Highlights from your plan
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), take in the history at Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Nashville, then see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Cheekwood, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and then explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum.

To plan Nashville vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Muscle Shoals to Nashville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B
Cheekwood ©
Cheekwood

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): steep yourself in history at George Washington's Mount Vernon.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Springfield trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nashville to Springfield. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Springfield is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in May, you will find days in Springfield are slightly colder (75°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

George Washington's Mount Vernon
Highlights from your plan
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

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