23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 3 nights
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
3
Biloxi
— 2 nights
4
Hattiesburg
— 1 night
5
Jackson
— 1 night
6
Memphis
— 2 nights
7
Jackson
— 1 night
8
Nashville
— 2 nights
9
Bowling Green
— 1 night
10
Louisville
— 1 night
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Indianapolis
— 1 night
12
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
13
Chicago
— 2 nights

3
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll explore and learn at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Magnificent Mile and Chicago Cultural Center. Take a break from Chicago with a short trip to Rosewood Beach in Highland Park, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: walk around Millennium Park, examine the collection at Swedish American Museum, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago itinerary planning tool.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Gary Chicago International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Rosewood Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
Do your shopping at Royal Street and Faulkner House Books. Appreciate the collections at The National WWII Museum and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, take a stroll through Garden District, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Orleans online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New Orleans takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 32°C in New Orleans. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Morgan State Historic Site, view the masterpieces at Coastal Magpie, and then kick back and relax at Biloxi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Beauvoir, then examine the collection at Mobile Carnival Museum, and then learn about all things military at The Fort of Colonial Mobile.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Biloxi online journey planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Biloxi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Biloxi to be slightly colder, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Biloxi

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ocean Springs, Mobile, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art

1
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Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Hattiesburg trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Biloxi to Hattiesburg takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Paul B. Johnson State Park ©
Paul B. Johnson State Park
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art ©
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Hattiesburg Zoo ©
Hattiesburg Zoo

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for gifts at Mississippi Crafts Center, then get some fabulous bargains at Outlets of Mississippi, and then examine the collection at International Museum of Muslim Cultures.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson road trip app.

You can drive from Hattiesburg to Jackson in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Jackson are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Jackson

Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Outlets of Mississippi, Mississippi Crafts Center
Highlights from your plan
Outlets of Mississippi ©
Outlets of Mississippi
Mississippi Crafts Center ©
Mississippi Crafts Center
International Museum of Muslim Cultures ©
International Museum of Muslim Cultures

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 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, stop by Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter Catholic Church, then admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Memphis day trip planning app.

Drive from Jackson to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Memphis sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

1
night
Jackson

Jackson
Jackson is the county seat of Madison County, Tennessee. To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson trip planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Jackson takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Memphis in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Jackson, with lows of 22°C. You'll set off for Nashville on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Jackson

Parks · Nature · Museums

2
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.
Visit Lotz House Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage for their historical value. Gallery 202 and David Arms Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Nashville to Charlotte to see Country View Market about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church, and steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation.

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

Drive from Jackson to Nashville in 2.5 hours. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franklin, Country View Market
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

1
night
Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for gifts at Jackson's Orchard.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bowling Green fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Nashville to Bowling Green in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bowling Green can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jackson's Orchard ©
Jackson's Orchard
St. Joseph Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph Catholic Church

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and then take in the views from The Big Four Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Louisville trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Bowling Green to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
21c Museum Hotel ©
21c Museum Hotel
The Big Four Bridge ©
The Big Four Bridge

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Indianapolis Museum of Art.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Indianapolis trip planner.

Drive from Louisville to Indianapolis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grapevine Cottage
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Grapevine Cottage ©
Grapevine Cottage

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 28th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Milwaukee Public Market, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of St. Josaphat, then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Atwater Park & Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee day trip tool.

Drive from Indianapolis to Milwaukee in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Milwaukee due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Indianapolis in August: highs in Milwaukee hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Atwater Park & Beach
Highlights from your plan
Milwaukee Public Market ©
Milwaukee Public Market
Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum

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Chicago

Chicago ©
On the 29th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium. On your second day here, see where the action happens at Wrigley Field, then view the masterpieces at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, then steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Chicago in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Highlights from your plan
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Fourth Presbyterian Church ©
Fourth Presbyterian Church

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