15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bloomington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Springfield
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Indianola
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Milan

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: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, make a trip to Cloud Gate, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago road trip app .

Milan, Italy to Chicago is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Bloomington.

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
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

1
night
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. On the 22nd (Tue), stroll the grounds of Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, get your game on at Gradys Fun Park, and then hike along Constitution Trail.

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Traveling by car from Chicago to Bloomington takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Bloomington can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Bloomington

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery ©
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery

1
night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): make a trip to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials, then take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

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Traveling by car from Bloomington to Springfield takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Springfield can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, then enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saint Louis visit site .

Getting from Springfield to Saint Louis by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis ©
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally don't miss a visit to French Quarter. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, then make a trip to Jackson Square, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and finally shop like a local with Royal Street.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans online journey planner .

You can fly from Saint Louis to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saint Louis in October, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (22°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Longwood, admire the striking features of Magnolia Hall, then take in nature's colorful creations at Natchez Garden Club, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Natchez trip planner .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Natchez takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: highs in Natchez hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery
Longwood ©
Longwood

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then explore and take pictures at Vicksburg Campaign Trail, then witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Trinity.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Vicksburg trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Vicksburg takes 1.5 hours. October in Vicksburg sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Indianola.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
The Church of the Holy Trinity ©
The Church of the Holy Trinity

1
night
Indianola

Indianola ©
Indianola is a city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States, in the Mississippi Delta. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): look for gifts at Indianola Pecan House and then examine the collection at B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Indianola tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Indianola takes 2 hours. In October in Indianola, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Indianola

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Graceland, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip planner.

You can drive from Indianola to Memphis in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Memphis are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nightlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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