19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
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Indianapolis
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights

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Chicago

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Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Magnificent Mile and Lakefront Trail. Let the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Cultural Center capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Starved Rock State Park (in Utica) and Baha'i House of Worship (in Wilmette). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, take a stroll through Lincoln Park, stroll around Millennium Park, and explore the world behind art at Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

Plan my day in Chicago using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Istanbul, Turkey to Chicago is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Istanbul to Chicago. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Chicago to be little chillier, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Indianapolis.

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Chicago Riverwalk
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Lakefront Trail
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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stop by Rocket Fizz, see the interesting displays at James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home, then take an in-depth tour of Indiana Historical Society, then see the interesting displays at Indiana Medical History Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Oldfields-Lilly House and Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Indianapolis Cultural Trail, then see the interesting displays at Rhythm! Discovery Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint John Evangelist Catholic Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Indianapolis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Indianapolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Indianapolis due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Nashville.

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Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Nashville

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Music City U.S.A.

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 Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum and Tennessee State Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Loretta Lynn's Ranch and Lane Motor Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Burgess Falls State Park (in Sparta), Fort Donelson National Battlefield (in Dover) and McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and sample the fine beverages at Prichard's Distillery.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Nashville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Nashville are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

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Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Loretta Lynn's Ranch
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Garden District and Immaculate Conception Church. Appreciate the collections at Whitney Plantation and Jamie Hayes Gallery. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Folsom to see Global Wildlife Center about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Escape My Room New Orleans, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre, and admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans driving holiday site.

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

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Escape My Room New Orleans
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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Met Cloisters. Discover out-of-the-way places like New York Public Library and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site & Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, stop by Dumbo, take a stroll through Times Square, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from New Orleans to New York City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in New York City, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

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