15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Pekin
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Murfreesboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Shreveport
— 7 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Pekin

2
nights
Little Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Bring the kids along to Zipline and Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) and William J. Clinton Presidential Library. Explore Little Rock's surroundings by going to Hot Springs (Spas & Wellness, Bathhouse Soapery, & more). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Butler Center Retail Gallery, cool off at Willow Springs Water Park, admire the masterpieces at Arkansas Arts Center, and steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Little Rock online route maker .

Pekin to Little Rock is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Little Rock when traveling from Pekin in June, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Little Rock

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hot Springs
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Zipline
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center

2
nights
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crater of Diamonds State Park. On the 5th (Wed), look for gifts at Hawkins General Store, then admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at DeGray Lake Resort State Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Ka Do Ha Indian Village, get your game on at Dino Dig, and then identify plant and animal life at Albert Pike Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Murfreesboro trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Murfreesboro takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Albert Pike Recreation Area
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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Albert Pike Recreation Area ©
Albert Pike Recreation Area
DeGray Lake Resort State Park ©
DeGray Lake Resort State Park

7
nights
Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Visiting Chimp Haven and South Arkansas Arboretum will get you outdoors. Sci-Port Discovery Center and R. W. Norton Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Shreveport: Duck Commander Gift Shop (in West Monroe), Jefferson General Store (in Jefferson) and Karnack (Caddo Lake State Park & Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Louisiana Boardwalk, brush up on your military savvy at Barksdale Global Power Museum, meet the residents at Gators and Friends - Alligator Park & Exotic Zoo, and identify plant and animal life at Red River National Wildlife Refuge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Shreveport trip builder tool .

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Shreveport in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Shreveport

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Bossier City, Natchitoches, Karnack, Chimp Haven, South Arkansas Arboretum
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Caddo Lake State Park ©
Caddo Lake State Park
R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery

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 13th (Thu): try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, then explore the galleries of Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, and then look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis road trip site .

You can drive from Shreveport to Memphis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

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