9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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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
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Little Rock

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, then take in the exciting artwork at The Galleries at Library Square, and then appreciate the history behind Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Little Rock road trip planning site.

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 changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Little Rock, with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Graceland, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and finally don't miss a visit to Beale Street.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Little Rock to Memphis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Memphis are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive 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. On the 7th (Mon), get outside with Trustmark Park, look for gifts at Lemuria Books, then trek along Ridgeland Bike Trail, and finally contemplate the long history of Medgar Evers Home.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Jackson takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Jackson are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Jackson

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Capitol Park Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, then walk around North Boulevard Town Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Louisiana's Old State Capitol.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Baton Rouge trip app.

You can drive from Jackson to Baton Rouge in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can 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 9th (Wed): hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Baton Rouge to Hilton Head takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Baton Rouge to Hilton Head is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough 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. On the 10th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Pee Dee Bicycle, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach, and finally catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Hilton Head to Myrtle Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) 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.
On the 12th (Sat), take an exotic tour of Back Country Safari Tours, enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Corolla trip itinerary maker tool.

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. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to 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.
On the 13th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Corolla to Nashville in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Corolla to Nashville. In June, daytime highs in Nashville are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to 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.