24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Auckland
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Janesville
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Auckland

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Oak Alley Plantation and Immaculate Conception Church. Get some historical perspective at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Lake Lawn Metairie. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Jamie Hayes Gallery, examine the collection at 1850 House, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary builder tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to New Orleans is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Auckland to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. In June, New Orleans is much hotter than Auckland - with highs of 33°C and lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vacherie, Destrehan Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Jamie Hayes Gallery ©
Jamie Hayes Gallery
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church

2
nights
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 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Mississippi History, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Original First Baptist Church. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Trustmark Park, get engrossed in the history at Eudora Welty House and Garden, stop by Lemuria Books, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lucky Town Brewing Co., then see the interesting displays at International Museum of Muslim Cultures, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jackson trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from New Orleans to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jackson, with highs around 37°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Trustmark Park
Highlights from your plan
Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center ©
Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center
Original First Baptist Church ©
Original First Baptist Church
Eudora Welty House and Garden ©
Eudora Welty House and Garden

3
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 a sense of the local culture at Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Orpheum Theatre and The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange. The adventure continues: try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, appreciate the extensive heritage of Victorian Village Historic District, explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of Memphis, and examine the collection at Metal Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
The Orpheum Theatre ©
The Orpheum Theatre

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Historic Travellers Rest and Historic Rock Castle. Head to Third Man Records and David Arms Galleryfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Upper Room, walk around Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, appreciate the extensive heritage of Natchez Trace Parkway, and sample the fine beverages at Prichard's Distillery.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nashville online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

David Arms Gallery, Historic Rock Castle
Highlights from your plan
Upper Room ©
Upper Room
Historic Travellers Rest ©
Historic Travellers Rest
Historic Rock Castle ©
Historic Rock Castle

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 25th (Thu), stop by Herbaria, steep yourself in history at Samuel Cupples House, then see the interesting displays at World Chess Hall of Fame, and finally take a stroll through Central West End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Saint Louis King Of France (The Old Cathedral ), then see the interesting displays at Inside the Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank, then see the interesting displays at Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrine of St. Joseph.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Samuel Cupples House ©
Samuel Cupples House
Shrine of St. Joseph ©
Shrine of St. Joseph

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 27th (Sat), admire the striking features of The Rookery Building, then examine the collection at American Writers Museum, then examine the collection at Oriental Institute Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Ragnarok Axe Throwing. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Andersonville, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baha'i House of Worship, then admire the striking features of Tribune Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old St. Patrick's Church.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago attractions planner.

Getting from Saint Louis to Chicago by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Saint Louis in June, expect nights in Chicago to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Janesville.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Baha'i House of Worship
Highlights from your plan
Baha'i House of Worship ©
Baha'i House of Worship
Old St. Patrick's Church ©
Old St. Patrick's Church
American Writers Museum ©
American Writers Museum

5
nights
Janesville

Janesville ©
Janesville is a city in southern Wisconsin, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Raven's Wish Gallery and Janesville Mall. Step off the beaten path and head to Milton House Museum and Hawk's Mill Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Janesville: Livsreise (in Stoughton), Matt Kenseth Racing Museum (in Cambridge) and National Historic Cheesemaking Center (in Monroe). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Rock County Historical Society, learn about winemaking at Northleaf Winery, sample the tasty concoctions at Tyranena Brewing Company, and let little ones run wild at CAMDEN Playground.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Janesville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Janesville takes 2 hours. In June in Janesville, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Janesville

Parks Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beloit, Milton, Apple Barn Orchard and Winery, Tyranena Brewing Company, Livsreise
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Milton House Museum ©
Milton House Museum
Hawk's Mill Winery ©
Hawk's Mill Winery

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