30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Bowling Green
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Lynchburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Muscle Shoals
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
12
Clarkdale
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

2
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.
On the 1st (Sat), view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans online tour planner .

Brisbane, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 16 hours. While traveling from Brisbane, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church

2
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, make a trip to St. Andrew's Cathedral, then explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Anchuca Mansion. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Old Courthouse, examine the collection at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Trinity.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vicksburg travel route planner.

You can drive from New Orleans to Vicksburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in June since evenings lows in Vicksburg dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Jackson
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Cemetery ©
Vicksburg National Cemetery

2
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Chickamauga Battlefield and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Hunter Museum of American Art and Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Ocoee (Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. & River Rafting & Tubing). There's much more to do: take in the history at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, Head underground at Raccoon Mountain Caverns, don't miss a visit to Moon Pie General Store, and take a stroll through Bluff View Art District.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Chattanooga using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vicksburg to Chattanooga takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vicksburg to Chattanooga due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Chattanooga can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, Ocoee, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cantigny Park and Riverwalk Lot. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Richard H. Driehaus Museum and Lakefront Trail. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, examine the collection at The Field Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Name Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Chattanooga to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In June, Chicago is slightly colder than Chattanooga - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Riverwalk Lot, Cantigny Park
Highlights from your plan
Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

3
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Carillon Historical Park. Explore hidden gems such as Cincinnati Museum Center and American Sign Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cincinnati: Dayton Art Institute (in Dayton) and Williamstown (Ark Encounter & William Arnold Log House). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Creation Museum and snap pictures at Roebling Suspension Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cincinnati holiday planning website .

Fly from Chicago to Cincinnati in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In June in Cincinnati, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dayton, Williamstown, Creation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Cincinnati Museum Center
Ark Encounter ©
Ark Encounter
Creation Museum ©
Creation Museum

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cave Hill Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally try your luck at Churchill Downs. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Old Louisville, steep yourself in history at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), then examine the collection at Muhammad Ali Center, and finally snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Louisville itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Louisville when traveling from Cincinnati in June, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Historic Sites Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Cave Hill Cemetery ©
Cave Hill Cemetery
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

2
nights
Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Lost River Cave, take an in-depth tour of Aviation Heritage Park, then examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Historic RailPark and Train Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Onyx Cave, then examine the collection at Dinosaur World, then explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Caverns, and finally explore and take pictures at NCM Motorsports Park.

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

Drive from Louisville to Bowling Green in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Bowling Green is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cave City, Diamond Caverns
Highlights from your plan
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Diamond Caverns ©
Diamond Caverns
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Carter House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lane Motor Museum and Cheekwood. Step out of Nashville with an excursion to Carnton in Franklin--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Nashville, contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Tennessee State Museum.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Bowling Green to Nashville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Nashville sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton

1
night
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is a city in the south-central region of the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), stroll the grounds of Lynchburg City Cemetery, do a tasting at Lynchburg Winery, steep yourself in history at Moore County Courthouse, then see the interesting displays at Old Jail Museum, then look for gifts at MoonPie General Store, and finally make a trip to Diamond Gusset Jean Company.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lynchburg tour itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Nashville to Lynchburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Lynchburg sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Muscle Shoals.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lynchburg City Cemetery ©
Lynchburg City Cemetery
Old Jail Museum ©
Old Jail Museum
Lynchburg Winery ©
Lynchburg Winery

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nights
Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals ©
Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): play a few rounds at The Shoals Golf Club - Fighting Joe Course, contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House, and then steep yourself in history at Ivy Green. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios, examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, then see the interesting displays at Jesse Owens Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Pond Spring.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Muscle Shoals day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lynchburg to Muscle Shoals takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Lynchburg, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Muscle Shoals, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Muscle Shoals

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Jesse Owens Museum, Pond Spring, Ivy Green, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center
Highlights from your plan
Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House ©
Pond Spring ©
Pond Spring

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 25th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, and then get to know the resident critters at Memphis Zoo.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Memphis route planner .

Getting from Muscle Shoals to Memphis by car takes about 3 hours. June in Memphis sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Clarkdale.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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night
Clarkdale

Clarkdale ©
Clarkdale is a town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Jerome State Historic Park, explore the world behind art at Arizona Copper Art Museum, then explore the ancient world of Tuzigoot National Monument, and finally do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars. On your second day here, hike along Airport Mesa, then immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock State Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Clarkdale tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Clarkdale takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Clarkdale due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Clarkdale

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sedona, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Page Springs Cellars, Jerome State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park

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