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 15​min
1
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Selma
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
4
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Milan

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Carnton and Gallery 202. Get some historical perspective at Carter House and Lotz House Museum. Take a break from Nashville with a short trip to Downtown Franklin in Franklin, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Opry Mills, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and stop by Hatch Show Print.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nashville travel route planner .

Milan, Italy to Nashville is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Franklin
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Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The National WWII Museum and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. Popular historic sites such as Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens are in your itinerary. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Whitney Plantation in Edgard, about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through French Quarter, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, get a taste of the local shopping with Frenchmen Street, and see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planning site .

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nashville in August, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Selma.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

1
night
Selma

Selma ©
Selma is a city in and the county seat of Dallas County, in the Black Belt region of south central Alabama and extending to the west. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brown Chapel AME Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Selma journey planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Selma in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Selma: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 17th (Fri), you're off toChicago.

Things to do in Selma

Historic Sites
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Brown Chapel AME Church ©
Brown Chapel AME Church

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Art Institute of Chicago and The Field Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip maker app .

Explore your travel options from Selma to Chicago with the Route module. Traveling from Selma in August, things will get a bit cooler in Chicago: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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