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:  5​h 15​min
1
Memphis
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Little Rock
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Nashville
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
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.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Memphis travel itinerary creator.

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Memphis is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Memphis: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Memphis

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at The Arkansas River Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Little Rock trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Little Rock in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 34°F in Little Rock. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Outdoors Trails

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.
Get outdoors at Audubon Zoo and American Bicycle Rental Company. Royal Street and Frenchmen Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: wander the streets of French Quarter, stop by Louisiana Music Factory, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans vacation planner.

Getting from Little Rock to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Little Rock in December since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nashville online itinerary creator.

You can fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you will find days in Nashville are a bit cooler (49°F), and nights are much colder (30°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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