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

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary maker website .

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Memphis is minus 1 hour. July in Memphis sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

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 photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Hot Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Zipline

1
night
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 18th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, take in the exciting artwork at Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin, and finally stop by The Best Stop Supermarket.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lafayette day trip planning app .

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, daytime highs in Lafayette are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Lafayette

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Martin, The Best Stop Supermarket
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Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery ©
Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
The Best Stop Supermarket ©
The Best Stop Supermarket

1
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): grab your bike and head to Flowood Nature Park and then view the masterpieces at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Jackson trip maker .

Traveling by car from Lafayette to Jackson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in Jackson sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 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 Nature Trails

Side Trip

Flowood Nature Park
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Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Flowood Nature Park ©
Flowood Nature Park

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