9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Shipshewana
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Knoxville

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Escape the urban bustle at Cowles Bog and Volo Bog State Natural Area. Your inner history buff will appreciate Millennium Park and Fourth Presbyterian Church. Get out of town with these interesting Chicago side-trips: Prairie Wolf Slough (in Highland Park), Deer Grove Forest Preserve (in Palatine) and Swallow Cliff Stairs (in Palos Park). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and take in the pleasant sights at The 606.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip maker site .

Memphis to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Memphis in June, with highs in Chicago at 81°F and lows at 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shipshewana.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Swallow Cliff Stairs, Prairie Wolf Slough, Cowles Bog, Volo Bog State Natural Area, Deer Grove Forest Preserve
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog
Volo Bog State Natural Area ©
Volo Bog State Natural Area

1
night
Shipshewana

Shipshewana ©
Shipshewana is a town in Newbury Township, LaGrange County, Indiana, United States. On the 20th (Thu), get all the information you need at Menno-Hof Mennonite - Amish Visitor Center and then identify plant and animal life at Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park.

Before you visit Shipshewana, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Chicago to Shipshewana by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Shipshewana are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hershey.

Things to do in Shipshewana

Wildlife Parks
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Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park ©
Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park

2
nights
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get in on the family fun at Hersheypark. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Hershey Story, take in nature's colorful creations at Hershey Gardens, and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park.

Plan my day in Hershey using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Shipshewana to Hershey in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park ©
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park
Hershey Gardens ©
Hershey Gardens

1
night
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at Central Park and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City online vacation maker .

Getting from Hershey to New York City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
East River Waterfront Esplanade ©
East River Waterfront Esplanade

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