15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Elizabethtown
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Knoxville
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Chicago

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beer Tastings & Tours and Lake Michigan. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago travel planning site .

Moscow, Russia to Chicago is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Moscow to Chicago. When traveling from Moscow in October, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Elizabethtown.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Beer Tastings & Tours

1
night
Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown ©
Elizabethtown is a home rule-class city and the county seat of Hardin County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Hardin County History Museum, examine the collection at Brown-Pusey House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Elizabethtown City Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Kentucky September 11th Memorial.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Elizabethtown trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chicago to Elizabethtown. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Elizabethtown is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Elizabethtown are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Elizabethtown

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kentucky September 11th Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Hardin County History Museum ©
Hardin County History Museum
Brown-Pusey House ©
Brown-Pusey House
Kentucky September 11th Memorial ©
Kentucky September 11th Memorial

3
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Explore hidden gems such as Market Square and Sunsphere Tower. Take a break from Knoxville with a short trip to Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Ijams Nature Center, stroll around World's Fair Park, take an in-depth tour of East Tennesse Historical Society, and explore the world behind art at Knoxville Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Knoxville online day trip planner .

Getting from Elizabethtown to Knoxville by car takes about 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking
Highlights from your plan
Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
Market Square ©
Market Square
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©

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 26th (Sat): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and then partake in some friendly competition at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): take a stroll through Garden District, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans holiday builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Knoxville to New Orleans in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Knoxville in October, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 22°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): meet the residents at Houston Zoo and then examine the collection at Houston Museum District. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston trip itinerary tool .

Fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo, then explore the galleries of Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and then take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Graceland and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Houston to Memphis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in October, expect Memphis to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Graceland ©
Graceland
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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