14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 3 nights
2
Elizabethtown
— 1 night
3
Knoxville
— 2 nights
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
5
Houston
— 2 nights
6
Memphis
— 1 night
7
Springfield
— 1 night

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Art Institute of Chicago and Cantigny Park. Explore hidden gems such as Richard H. Driehaus Museum and Lakefront Trail. Step out of Chicago to go to Naperville and see Riverwalk Lot, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, see the interesting displays at Oriental Institute Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Name Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner.

Moscow, Russia to Chicago is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Moscow to Chicago, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Moscow in October, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Chicago: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Elizabethtown.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cantigny Park, Riverwalk Lot
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Riverwalk Lot ©
Riverwalk Lot
Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum

1
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Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown ©
Elizabethtown is a home rule-class city and the county seat of Hardin County, Kentucky, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Hardin County History Museum, thenexamine the collection at Brown-Pusey House, thensee the interesting displays at Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, and finally make a trip to Kentucky September 11th Memorial.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Elizabethtown sightseeing website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chicago to Elizabethtown. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Elizabethtown due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Elizabethtown

Museums

Side Trip

Kentucky September 11th Memorial
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Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum ©
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum
Hardin County History Museum ©
Hardin County History Museum
Brown-Pusey House ©
Brown-Pusey House

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Knoxville Museum of Art, look for all kinds of wild species at Ijams Nature Center, thenadmire all the interesting features of Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, and finally contemplate the long history of Sam Houston Historic Schoolhouse.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Knoxville tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Elizabethtown to Knoxville in 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Knoxville are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sam Houston Historic Schoolhouse, Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking
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Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking
Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kayak Swamp Tours. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): make a short side trip with Kayak Swamp Tours and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and then put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder.

You can fly from Knoxville to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Knoxville to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Knoxville, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

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nights
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 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Houston Museum District, thenget curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and then explore the world behind art at Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, thensee the interesting displays at Czech Center Museum Houston, thenlearn about all things military at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Teo-Chew Temple.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Houston vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Houston to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Memphis.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, thenlook for gifts at Lansky, and finally browse the exhibits of Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Memphis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in October, expect Memphis to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
Lansky ©
Lansky

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night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 31st (Thu), get engrossed in the history at The Lincoln Home Visitor Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Air Combat Museum, and finally let little ones run wild at Washington Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Springfield trip builder.

Drive from Memphis to Springfield in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in October, things will get little chillier in Springfield: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums Parks Trails
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The Lincoln Home Visitor Center ©
The Lincoln Home Visitor Center
Air Combat Museum ©
Air Combat Museum
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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