23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Natchez
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Biloxi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Chattanooga
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Dublin

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Chicago Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): cool off at Six Flags Great America.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Chicago holiday tool .

Dublin, Ireland to Chicago is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Dublin to Chicago. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect Chicago to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Chicago

Theme Parks Tours Parks

Side Trips

Six Flags Great America, Chicago Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Great America ©
Six Flags Great America
Chicago Botanic Garden ©
Chicago Botanic Garden
Beer Tastings & Tours

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.
On the 12th (Thu), make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, then examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then enjoy some music at Orpheum Theatre, and finally get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Memphis Railroad and Trolley Museum and then admire all the interesting features of AutoZone Park.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Memphis visit planning app .

Getting from Chicago to Memphis by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in July, with highs in Memphis at 39°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
AutoZone Park ©
AutoZone Park
The Orpheum Theatre ©
The Orpheum Theatre

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Texas Monument, don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, and then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vicksburg trip maker website .

You can drive from Memphis to Vicksburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vicksburg can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums
Highlights from your plan
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Texas Monument ©
Texas Monument
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals ©
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 15th (Sun), look for gifts at Darby's, steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Longwood, and finally browse the exhibits of Rosalie Mansion. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Stratton Chapel Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of First Presbyterian Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Natchez online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Natchez are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Audubon Zoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, stop by Faulkner House Books, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the world behind art at Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Natchez, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Biloxi.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Earth Odyssey ©
Earth Odyssey

1
night
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 20th (Fri): try your luck at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi and then try to win big at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Biloxi trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Biloxi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in July: highs in Biloxi hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Biloxi

Casinos Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi

4
nights
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roaring Fork and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Forbidden Caverns (in Sevierville) and Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend). There's much more to do: try for a hole-in-one at Hillbilly Golf, see the interesting displays at Hollywood Wax Museum, cruise along Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook, and stop by Christmas Place.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge journey maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Biloxi to Pigeon Forge takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Biloxi to Pigeon Forge is 1 hour. Traveling from Biloxi in July, Pigeon Forge is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tuckaleechee Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Forbidden Caverns ©
Forbidden Caverns
7D Dark Ride Adventure ©
7D Dark Ride Adventure

3
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited, partake in some friendly competition at Escape Experience - Chattanooga Escape Games | Escape Rooms, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Raccoon Mountain Caverns. On the next day, make a trip to Moonpie General Store, have fun and explore at Creative Discovery Museum, then snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge, and finally admire the local landmark of Coolidge Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chattanooga trip planner .

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Chattanooga in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. July in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Adventures Unlimited
Highlights from your plan
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Creative Discovery Museum
Creative Discovery Museum

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lotz House Museum and Fontanel Mansion. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Franklin (Carter House & Carnton). There's lots more to do: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, stop by Hatch Show Print, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin, and stroll through Bugs at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip planner .

You can drive from Chattanooga to Nashville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In July in Nashville, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Carnton ©
Carnton
Cheekwood ©
Cheekwood
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

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