13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Huntsville
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Jackson
— 1 night
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Natchez
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, admire the majestic nature at Monte Sano State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Harmony Park Safari.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Huntsville trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Huntsville is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Huntsville, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in May: high temperatures in Huntsville hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Monte Sano State Park ©
Monte Sano State Park

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Nashville

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 22nd (Fri), take in the history at Carter House, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin, and finally examine the collection at The George Jones. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at RCA Studio B, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, then see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nashville travel planning site.

You can drive from Huntsville to Nashville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Nashville are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Carter House ©
Carter House
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

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Memphis

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 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Graceland, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Memphis tour planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Memphis are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at International Museum of Muslim Cultures, then take in nature's colorful creations at Oaks Museum House, then see the interesting displays at Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Original First Baptist Church.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jackson trip planner.

Drive from Memphis to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Oaks Museum House ©
Oaks Museum House
Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center ©
International Museum of Muslim Cultures ©
International Museum of Muslim Cultures

2
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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 27th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture, contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, and then identify plant and animal life at Clark Creek Natural Area. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, steep yourself in history at First Presbyterian Church, then steep yourself in history at Choctaw Hall, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Natchez trip simple and quick.

Getting from Jackson to Natchez by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In May, daytime highs in Natchez are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Clark Creek Natural Area ©
Clark Creek Natural Area

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

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 29th (Fri): head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner.

You can drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Natchez in May, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). On the 31st (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church

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