31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Memphis
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Key West
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
New Orleans
— 8 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step out of Chicago to go to Janesville and see Rotary Botanical Gardens, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and get your game on at BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chicago day trip planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Chicago is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Chicago is minus 16 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Melbourne in February: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 2°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rotary Botanical Gardens, Horseshoe Hammond
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Rotary Botanical Gardens ©
Rotary Botanical Gardens
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

6
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.
Explore Memphis' surroundings by going to Tunica (Horseshoe Tunica & Blues and Legends Hall of Fame), Helena Confederate Cemetery (in Helena) and Mid South Military Museum (in Atoka). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Graceland, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo, and contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Memphis day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Memphis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in February, with highs in Memphis at 15°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tunica, Century Farm Winery, Tina Turner Museum @ Flagg Grove School, Helena Confederate Cemetery, Mid South Military Museum
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Graceland
Graceland
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©

7
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Get out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: Marathon (The Turtle Hospital & Crane Point Museum & Nature Center) and Big Pine Key (Bahia Honda State Park & National Key Deer Refuge). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, make a trip to Duval Street, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West road trip planner.

Getting from Memphis to Key West by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Memphis in March: highs in Key West hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Marathon, Big Pine Key
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

8
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Key West to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Key West to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in March; daily highs in New Orleans reach 19°C and lows reach 19°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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