19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Louisville
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Atlanta
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Paris

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago and The Art Institute of Chicago. Step out of the city life by going to Lincoln Park Zoo and Grand Mere State Park. Step out of Chicago with an excursion to Silver Beach County Park in Saint Joseph--about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and stroll through Milton Lee Olive Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Paris, France to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Chicago: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Silver Beach County Park, Grand Mere State Park
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

5
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Visiting Louisville Mega Cavern and Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Spring Mill State Park and Kentucky Derby Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Louisville side-trips: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (in Harrodsburg), Corydon Capitol State Historic Site (in Corydon) and Holiday World & Splashin' Safari (in Santa Claus). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, stop by Art Eatables, and have fun at Churchill Downs.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville itinerary builder.

You can fly from Chicago to Louisville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Louisville are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Spring Mill State Park, Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Corydon Capitol State Historic Site, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
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Spring Mill State Park ©
Spring Mill State Park
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari ©
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©

5
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like World of Coca-Cola and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Visiting Stone Mountain Park and Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Amicalola Falls State Park (in Dawsonville) and Mountain Valley Farm (in Ellijay). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, ponder the world of politics at Georgia State Capitol, and find something for the whole family at SkyView Atlanta.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Atlanta tour planner.

You can fly from Louisville to Atlanta in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Atlanta sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Stone Mountain Park, Mountain Valley Farm, Amicalola Falls State Park, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sun Studio. and National Civil Rights Museum. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Graceland, stop by A. Schwab, admire all the interesting features of AutoZone Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Memphis trip generator.

Getting from Atlanta to Memphis by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Memphis due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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