7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Bus + Fly:  5 h
1
Nashville
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Jackson
— Few hours
Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
End: Boston

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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 ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip planner.

Boston to Nashville is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Nashville due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boston in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Nashville, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Memphis.

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

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 28th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio., and then stroll through Memphis Zoo.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Memphis vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Memphis are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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hours
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jackson trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Memphis to Jackson in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Jackson are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Capitol Museum ©
Old Capitol Museum

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night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Water Wall and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Houston itinerary builder.

Getting from Jackson to Houston by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, Houston is a bit warmer than Jackson - with highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take a stroll through Royal Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then meet the residents at Audubon Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street, make a trip to Jackson Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Houston, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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