16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  23​h
1
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
5
Tampa
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas visit planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and tram; or do a combination of train, flight, and tram. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Dallas is minus 16 hours. In June, Dallas is much warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

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 5th (Wed): try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Graceland, try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, and then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dallas to Memphis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Southland Park Gaming and Racing, Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Graceland ©
Graceland

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lotz House Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Get some cultural insight at Downtown Nashville and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. There's lots more to do: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, and examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner .

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Nashville are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as French Quarter and Jackson Square are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The National WWII Museum and St. Louis Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Garden District, contemplate the long history of Pitot House, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and stop by Faulkner House Books.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans day trip tool .

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nashville in June, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Tampa.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

3
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Philippe Park and Ca d'Zan Mansion will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sarasota National Cemetery and Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Get out of town with these interesting Tampa side-trips: Sarasota (The Ringling & Marie Selby Botanical Gardens) and Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at The Dali Museum and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beach Walk.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tampa online itinerary planner .

Fly from New Orleans to Tampa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect nights in Tampa to be a bit cooler, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sarasota, Philippe Park, The Dali Museum, Siesta Beach, Beach Walk
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Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery
Philippe Park ©
Philippe Park
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum

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