14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Chicago
— 2 nights
2
Elkhart
— 2 nights
3
Louisville
— 4 nights
4
Nashville
— 5 nights

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 Field Museum as well as Shedd Aquarium. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, thenexplore the activities along Lake Michigan, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Beach. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium and then get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum.

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Denver to Chicago is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Chicago. Traveling from Denver in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Chicago. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Elkhart.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Michigan, Centennial Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Field Museum ©
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 other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Elkhart trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Chicago to Elkhart in 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Elkhart are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. 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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) and Mammoth Cave. There's more to do: go on a hair-raising tour with Old Louisville and stroll around The Parklands of Floyds Fork.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip builder app.

You can drive from Elkhart to Louisville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Elkhart in May, expect Louisville to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern

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 Stones River National Battlefield and Lotz House Museum for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Lane Motor Museum and The George Jones. Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park (in Manchester), McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin) and Arrington Vineyards (in Arrington). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum, explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Nashville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

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