14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
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Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Le Claire
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Hannibal
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Santa Claus
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Chicago

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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 explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chicago online holiday 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, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Le Claire.

Things to do in Chicago

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

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Le Claire

Le Claire ©
Le Claire is a city in Scott County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): have fun and explore at Family Museum of Arts and Science.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Le Claire trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Chicago to Le Claire takes 3 hours. In July in Le Claire, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Hannibal.

Things to do in Le Claire

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Family Museum of Arts and Science, Iowa 80, World's Largest Truck Stop
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Family Museum of Arts and Science ©
Family Museum of Arts and Science
Iowa 80, World's Largest Truck Stop ©

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Hannibal

Hannibal ©
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. On the 26th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Mark Twain Boyhood Home and then browse the collection at Hannibal Free Public Library.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hannibal trip site .

You can drive from Le Claire to Hannibal in 3 hours. July in Hannibal sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Memphis.

Things to do in Hannibal

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse ©
Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse
Hannibal Free Public Library ©
Hannibal Free Public Library

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Memphis Zoo, explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of Memphis, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and finally steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Memphis road trip planning app .

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, plan for a bit warmer nights in Memphis, with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Beale Street ©
Beale Street

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
World of Coca-Cola and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Centennial Olympic Park and Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Helen (Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf & Anna Ruby Falls) and Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the exciting artwork at HomeGrown Decatur, find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and browse the exhibits of Center for Civil and Human Rights.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Atlanta journey maker .

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. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Helen, Stone Mountain Park, HomeGrown Decatur
Highlights from your plan
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Lotz House Museum and Belle Meade Plantation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and The Upper Room Chapel & Christian Museum. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), get engrossed in the history at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nashville travel route planning tool .

You can fly from Atlanta to Nashville in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Santa Claus.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Santa Claus tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Nashville to Santa Claus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Santa Claus is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in August: highs in Santa Claus hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Claus

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial ©
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

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