15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Charleston
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Birmingham
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 45​min
8
Jackson
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Tulsa
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
11
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago online vacation planner .

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Chicago due to the time zone difference. October in Chicago sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Childrens Museums Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Indianapolis Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Indianapolis trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Chicago to Indianapolis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Indianapolis is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Room Escape Games
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 9th (Wed), let little ones run wild at George Rogers Clark Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and then try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cincinnati road trip tool .

Drive from Indianapolis to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

George Rogers Clark Park
Highlights from your plan
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
George Rogers Clark Park ©
George Rogers Clark Park

1
day
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): appreciate the history behind West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance, then take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, then ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol, and finally take a stroll around Culture Center.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Cincinnati to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October in Charleston, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Charleston

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 11th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Louisville online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Louisville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Downtown Presbyterian Church, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nashville sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Nashville. October in Nashville sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Nightlife

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Beer Tastings & Tours

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 14th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Birmingham Zoo, then stroll around Vulcan Park and Museum, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally trek along Rotary Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham tour itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Nashville to Birmingham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Jackson.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Zoo ©
Birmingham Zoo

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science and then explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jackson trip planner .

Getting from Birmingham to Jackson by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October in Jackson, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then contemplate the long history of The Old Mill, and finally walk around Big Dam Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Little Rock trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Jackson to Little Rock in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Little Rock, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tulsa.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Old Mill
Highlights from your plan
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill

1
night
Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
On the 17th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Gilcrease Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Philbrook Museum of Art, and then admire the striking features of Holy Family Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tulsa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Little Rock to Tulsa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Tulsa

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art
Gilcrease Museum ©
Gilcrease Museum
Holy Family Cathedral ©
Holy Family Cathedral

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): make a trip to Graceland, then examine the collection at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Memphis trip tool .

Traveling by car from Tulsa to Memphis takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daytime highs in Memphis are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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