15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Morrilton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mountain View
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
5
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
End: New Orleans

1
night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hot Springs itinerary tool .

New Orleans to Hot Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you will find days in Hot Springs are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are a bit cooler (60°F). On the 17th (Fri), you're off toMorrilton.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

2
nights
Morrilton

Morrilton ©
Morrilton is a city in Conway County, Arkansas, United States, less than northwest of Little Rock. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get outside with Toad Suck, learn about winemaking at Movie House Winery, and then hike along Cedar Falls Trail. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum of Automobiles, tour the pleasant surroundings at Petit Jean State Park, and then stroll through Bear Cave Trail.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Morrilton trip planner .

You can drive from Hot Springs to Morrilton in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Morrilton

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Toad Suck
Highlights from your plan
Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Movie House Winery ©
Movie House Winery
Museum of Automobiles ©
Museum of Automobiles

2
nights
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 20th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Catholic Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, and then stroll through Sandy Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns and then see a show at Ozark Folk Center State Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mountain View trip planner .

You can drive from Morrilton to Mountain View in 2 hours. In May in Mountain View, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Blanchard Springs Caverns, Sandy Beach
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area ©
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, look for gifts at Memphis Music, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Memphis Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Parkin Archeological State Park, then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis journey app .

Getting from Mountain View to Memphis by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Mountain View in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Memphis, with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Parkin Archeological State Park, Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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.
On the 24th (Fri), take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then get some jogging in at Centennial Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip site .

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Trinity, make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, then make a trip to McRaven House, and then admire all the interesting features of Vicksburg National Military Park.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Nashville to Vicksburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan

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.
On the 28th (Tue), learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and then take in the history at Chalmette National Historical Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Woldenberg Park, then meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Vicksburg to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or fly. While traveling from Vicksburg, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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