10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
subway + Fly:  7​h
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nashville travel itinerary planner.

San Francisco to Nashville is an approximately 7-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Nashville, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you will find days in Nashville are somewhat warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Memphis.

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Grand Ole Opry

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, make a trip to Graceland, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then admire all the interesting features of AutoZone Park, and finally meet the residents at Memphis Zoo.

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Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

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#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 31st (Thu), get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, get engrossed in the history at Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, then admire all the interesting features of Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals.

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Drive from Memphis to Vicksburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Natchez.

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U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 1st (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Magnolia Hall, contemplate the long history of Dunleith Historic Inn, contemplate the long history of Longwood, then admire the natural beauty at Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

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Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Natchez takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

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St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Longwood ©
Longwood
Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens ©

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through French Quarter, tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

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You can drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Natchez in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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