17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cordoba
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Cordoba

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Charlie Daniels Park and Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory. Change things up with a short trip to Discovery Center in Murfreesboro (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and engage your brain at Adventure Science Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip site .

Cordoba, Argentina to Nashville is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Cordoba to Nashville, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cordoba in January, you will find days in Nashville are a bit cooler (10°C), and nights are cooler (-1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Discovery Center, Charlie Daniels Park
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Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory ©
Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory
Charlie Daniels Park ©
Charlie Daniels Park
Discovery Center ©
Discovery Center

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Memphis Zoo and Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Memphis: Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica), WC Johnson Park (in Collierville) and Olive Branch City Park (in Olive Branch). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of Memphis, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Memphis itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center, Olive Branch City Park, WC Johnson Park, Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
The Children's Museum of Memphis ©
The Children's Museum of Memphis

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Birmingham Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Birmingham trip planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Birmingham in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. February in Birmingham sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center
Birmingham Zoo ©
Birmingham Zoo
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jackson Square and Louisiana Children's Museum. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

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Getting from Birmingham to New Orleans by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or fly. Traveling from Birmingham in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in New Orleans. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©

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