15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  12​h
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  4​h 45​min
7
Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Vonore
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Zurich

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.
On the 17th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art and then explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Memphis online trip maker .

Zurich, Switzerland to Memphis is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Zurich to Memphis, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in May, things will get a bit warmer in Memphis: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Memphis

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

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): shop like a local with Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at The Delta Blues Museum, then view the masterpieces at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Clarksdale attractions planning site .

Drive from Memphis to Clarksdale in 1.5 hours. May in Clarksdale sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 20th (Wed), step aboard U.S.S. Cairo Museum, steep yourself in history at Martha Vick House, then take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vicksburg trip planner .

You can drive from Clarksdale to Vicksburg in 3 hours. In May in Vicksburg, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Martha Vick House ©
Martha Vick House

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.
On the 21st (Thu), learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, stop by Faulkner House Books, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip site .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vicksburg in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and then don't miss a visit to Bayside Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at 12th Street Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Miami to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, don't miss a visit to Truman Little White House, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion, then take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Key West online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May in Key West, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

2
nights
Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ormond Beach, and then kick back and relax at Andy Romano Beachfront Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Beach at Daytona Beach, then contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion, and then enjoy the sea views from Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Daytona Beach trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Key West to Daytona Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in May, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Daytona Beach. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Stetson Mansion, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Savannah trip maker site .

You can drive from Daytona Beach to Savannah in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vonore.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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day
Vonore

Vonore ©
Vonore is a town in Monroe and Blount counties, in the U.S. On the 30th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Citico Wildlife Wilderness, examine the collection at Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Loudoun State Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vonore visit planner .

You can drive from Savannah to Vonore in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Savannah in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Vonore, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vonore

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fort Loudoun State Park ©
Fort Loudoun State Park
Sequoyah Birthplace Museum ©
Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

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