16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Get some cultural insight at Garden District and Royal Street. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Louis Cathedral and Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Tammany Trace (in Abita Springs), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Assumption, stroll through New Orleans City Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to New Orleans is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to New Orleans, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in November: highs in New Orleans hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Tammany Trace
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Lotz House Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and Belle Meade Plantation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: National Corvette Museum (in Bowling Green), South Union Shaker Village (in South Union) and Franklin (Gallery 202 & Carnton). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sri Ganesha Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Nashville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in November, Nashville is much colder at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Franklin, Dover, South Union Shaker Village, Amber Falls Winery & Cellars, Storytellers Hideaway Farm and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Carnton ©
Carnton
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Helena Confederate Cemetery and Delta Cultural Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Memphis: Dyess (Johnny Cash House & Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash), The Lewis Ranch (in Nesbit) and Hampson Museum State Park (in Wilson). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, tour the pleasant surroundings at Memphis Zoo, stop by Lansky, and contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Memphis day trip site .

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Helena, Dyess, Hampson Archeological Museum State Park, The Lewis Ranch
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Delta Cultural Center ©
Delta Cultural Center
Helena Confederate Cemetery ©
Helena Confederate Cemetery

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at New York Public Library and Fifth Avenue. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, explore and take pictures at Madison Square Garden, see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum, and shop like a local with SoHo.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Memphis in November, you will find days in New York City are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, West Point Foundry Preserve
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New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
SoHo ©
SoHo
West Point Foundry Preserve ©
West Point Foundry Preserve

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