15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Austin
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

3
nights
Chicago

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, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago tour planner .

Valletta, Malta to Chicago is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to Chicago is minus 7 hours. In October, Chicago is a bit cooler than Valletta - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Venture out of the city with trips to National Museum of the Pacific War (in Fredericksburg) and San Antonio (The Alamo, The San Antonio River Walk, & more). There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sitagu Buddha Vihara, view the masterpieces at Wild About Music, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Austin trip maker app .

You can fly from Chicago to Austin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, Austin is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

San Antonio, National Museum of the Pacific War
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, make a trip to French Quarter, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New Orleans road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Austin to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Austin, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nashville journey maker app .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you will find days in Nashville are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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