7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Memphis
— 1 night
Drive
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Franklin
— Few hours
Drive
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Murfreesboro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Louisville
— 2 nights
Fly

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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 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Metal Museum, stop by Lansky, then make a trip to Beale Street, then admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with Backbeat Tours.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Memphis trip planner.

Austin to Memphis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in September, plan for little chillier days in Memphis, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Franklin.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

few
hours
Franklin

More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Franklin online trip maker.

Getting from Memphis to Franklin by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Memphis in September since evenings lows in Franklin dip to 62°F. You will leave for Murfreesboro on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Franklin

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

2
nights
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. On the 6th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Stones River National Cemetery, appreciate the history behind Hazen Brigade Monument, then witness the site of a historic battle at Stones River National Battlefield, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mayday Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Stones River Greenway, then contemplate the long history of Fortress Rosecrans, and then see a show at Center for the Arts.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Murfreesboro trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Franklin to Murfreesboro in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Murfreesboro are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

2
nights
Louisville

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Barton 1792 Distillery, then play a few rounds at My Old Kentucky Home, and finally sample the fine beverages at Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): glide peacefully along the water with Endless Summer Paddle Company, then steep yourself in history at Historic Locust Grove, then contemplate the long history of Farmington Historic Home, and finally try your luck at Churchill Downs.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Louisville journey planner.

Drive from Murfreesboro to Louisville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Murfreesboro to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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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.