15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Brussels

4
nights
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago tour builder app .

Brussels, Belgium to Chicago is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Brussels to Chicago. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in July, with highs in Chicago at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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.
When in Memphis, make a side trip to see Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica, approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Graceland, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, stop by Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc., and steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Memphis route planner.

Fly from Chicago to Memphis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in July, with highs in Memphis at 38°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

3
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Nashville online itinerary planner .

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Historic Mansker's Station
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC holiday planner.

Getting from Nashville to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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