14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Le Claire
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Hannibal
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Santa Claus
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Chicago


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1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 24th (Wed), engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In July, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Le Claire.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
night
Le Claire

Le Claire ©
Le Claire is a city in Scott County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): meet the residents at Niabi Zoo, then examine the collection at Iowa 80 Trucking Museum, and then stop by The Shameless Chocoholic.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Le Claire trip planning app .

You can drive from Chicago to Le Claire in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Le Claire can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hannibal.

Things to do in Le Claire

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Niabi Zoo, Iowa 80 Trucking Museum
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Niabi Zoo ©
Niabi Zoo
Iowa 80 Trucking Museum ©
Iowa 80 Trucking Museum
The Shameless Chocoholic ©
The Shameless Chocoholic

1
night
Hannibal

Hannibal ©
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): Head underground at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, contemplate the long history of Mark Twain Boyhood Home, and then get lost in a book at Hannibal Free Public Library.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hannibal trip planning tool .

Drive from Le Claire to Hannibal in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Memphis.

Things to do in Hannibal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse ©
Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse
Hannibal Free Public Library ©
Hannibal Free Public Library

2
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.
To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Hannibal to Memphis takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Hannibal in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 27°C in Memphis. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Popular historic sites such as Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Centennial Olympic Park are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at World of Coca-Cola and Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta. Take a break from Atlanta with a short trip to Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Center for Civil and Human Rights, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Memphis to Atlanta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Atlanta. July in Atlanta sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Six Flags Over Georgia, Stone Mountain Park
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Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and then cool off at Dollywood.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg tour planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Atlanta to Gatlinburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. August in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction

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night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip planning website .

Drive from Gatlinburg to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Gatlinburg to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Nashville are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Santa Claus.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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Santa Claus

Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus is a town in Spencer County, Indiana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 5th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Santa Claus online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Santa Claus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Santa Claus due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in August, you will find days in Santa Claus are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Claus

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Monastery Immaculate conception, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial ©
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
Santa Claus Museum ©
Santa Claus Museum

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