5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Memphis
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Vicksburg
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Houston

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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 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis day trip planning tool .

Houston to Memphis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown).

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Memphis to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium and then see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Atlanta. In June, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, take an in-depth tour of Civil Rights Memorial Center, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, and finally appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Montgomery itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Atlanta to Montgomery in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Montgomery. June in Montgomery sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
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Civil Rights Memorial Center ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 28th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Vicksburg National Military Park, contemplate the long history of Martha Vick House, then step aboard U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vicksburg online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Montgomery to Vicksburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Martha Vick House ©
Martha Vick House

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