14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Elkhart
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
Louisville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Nashville
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Denver

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Field Museum as well as Shedd Aquarium. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Centennial Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium and then examine the collection at The Field Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago day trip website .

Denver to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chicago, with lows of 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Elkhart.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Centennial Beach, Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan

2
nights
Elkhart

Elkhart ©
Elkhart is a city in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wellfield Botanic Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Elkhart tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Chicago to Elkhart in 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Elkhart is 1 hour. In May in Elkhart, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. You will leave for Louisville on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Elkhart

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wellfield Botanic Gardens ©
Wellfield Botanic Gardens

4
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Churchill Downs and Louisville Mega Cavern. Explore hidden gems such as The Parklands of Floyds Fork and Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle). When in Louisville, make a side trip to see Mammoth Cave National Park in Mammoth Cave National Park, approximately 1h 40 min away. It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Louisville.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Louisville route app .

Traveling by car from Elkhart to Louisville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Elkhart in May; daily highs in Louisville reach 77°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave National Park
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Old Louisville ©
Old Louisville

5
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.
Visit Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park and Lotz House Museum for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Radnor Lake State Park and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Arrington Vineyards (in Arrington), Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro) and McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum, admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planner .

You can drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Nashville is minus 1 hour. May in Nashville sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franklin, Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park, Arrington Vineyards, Stones River National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum

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