6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Lafayette
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Jackson
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: New York City

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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 14th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Keep things going the next day: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, then get engrossed in the history at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then admire the striking features of St. Peter Catholic Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Memphis journey planning site .

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Memphis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Memphis sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
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Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Ouachita and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hot Springs trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Hot Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Zipline

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night
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin and then head outdoors with Lamson Park.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Lafayette itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Hot Springs to Lafayette takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Lafayette

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Martin
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Lamson Park ©
Lamson Park

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night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ridgeland Bike Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson trip planner .

Getting from Lafayette to Jackson by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July in Jackson, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Ridgeland Bike Trail
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Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle ©
Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle

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