9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Little Rock
— Few hours
Drive
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Memphis
— 1 night
Drive
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Jackson
— 1 night
Drive
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Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Fly
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Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Corolla
— 1 night
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to Nashville
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Nashville
— 1 night
Fly

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Little Rock

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, then view the masterpieces at The Galleries at Library Square, and then appreciate the history behind Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument.

To find out how to plan a trip to Little Rock, use our trip itinerary maker.

Salt Lake City to Little Rock is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Little Rock is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in May; daily highs in Little Rock reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Little Rock

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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 (Fri): explore the galleries of Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis day trip app.

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Memphis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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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 15th (Sat): head outdoors with Trustmark Park, look for gifts at Lemuria Books, then hike along Ridgeland Bike Trail, and finally steep yourself in history at Medgar Evers Home.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jackson tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Jackson takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Jackson

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 16th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Capitol Park Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, then walk around North Boulevard Town Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Louisiana's Old State Capitol.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Baton Rouge route maker website.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Baton Rouge takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in Baton Rouge, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hilton Head trip site.

Getting from Baton Rouge to Hilton Head by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Pee Dee Bicycle, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach, and finally catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach route builder.

Getting from Hilton Head to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. In May, daytime highs in Myrtle Beach are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Corolla.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Shopping

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Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take an exotic tour of Back Country Safari Tours, steep yourself in history at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Corolla online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Corolla in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

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 21st (Fri): examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Corolla to Nashville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Nightlife

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.

North Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.