25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
South Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Fort Wayne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Indianapolis
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Tunica
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: California City

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get some cultural insight at The Art Institute of Chicago and Fourth Presbyterian Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Swallow Cliff Stairs (in Palos Park) and Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary maker tool .

If you are flying in from Jersey, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to South Bend.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Swallow Cliff Stairs, Little Red Schoolhouse
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

2
nights
South Bend

South Bend ©
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. On the 5th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Studebaker National Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Indiana Whiskey Company, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sacred Heart, then take in the architecture and design of University of Notre Dame, and finally make a trip to Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve, then get engrossed in the history at The History Museum, and then go for a walk through River Lights Plaza.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read South Bend attractions planning website .

Take a train from Chicago to South Bend in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to South Bend, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort Wayne.

Things to do in South Bend

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes ©
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes
Studebaker National Museum ©
Studebaker National Museum

2
nights
Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne ©
Fort Wayne is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, stroll around Eckhart Park, then examine the collection at Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, and finally stop by DeBrand Fine Chocolates. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Allen County Public Library, then get to know the resident critters at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, and then test your team's savvy at Room to Escape.

Discover how to plan a Fort Wayne trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from South Bend to Fort Wayne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Fort Wayne, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Fort Wayne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Auburn, Black Pine Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Black Pine Animal Sanctuary ©
Black Pine Animal Sanctuary
Room to Escape ©
Room to Escape

3
nights
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 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Fanimation Antique Fan Museum, enjoy some diversion at Hinkle Fieldhouse, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Indianapolis Zoo, identify plant and animal life at Exotic Feline Rescue Center, and then take in the exciting artwork at Covered Bridge Art Association Gallery.

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

You can drive from Fort Wayne to Indianapolis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Indianapolis sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Covered Bridge Art Association Gallery, Fanimation Antique Fan Museum, Exotic Feline Rescue Center, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Exotic Feline Rescue Center ©
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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.
On the next day, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Nashville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Indianapolis in March, expect Nashville to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Montgomery.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Hank Williams Statue. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, then steep yourself in history at Civil Rights Memorial Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Montgomery tour itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Nashville to Montgomery in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, Montgomery is a bit warmer than Nashville - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum and then take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tupelo route maker tool .

You can drive from Montgomery to Tupelo in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Montgomery in March, you will find days in Tupelo are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tunica.

Things to do in Tupelo

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Shiloh National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Shiloh National Military Park ©
Shiloh National Military Park
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

2
nights
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): try your luck at Gold Strike Casino, then try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica, and then try to win big at Tunica Roadhouse Casino. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Sam's Town Casino and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino Tunica.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tunica trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tupelo to Tunica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. March in Tunica sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Tunica

Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

5
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Little Finland (in Mesquite) and The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area (in Littlefield). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip planning tool .

Getting from Tunica to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tunica to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tunica in March, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 27°C and lows about 13°C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Little Finland, Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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