15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Charlotte
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— Few hours
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New Orleans
— 1 night
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Corpus Christi
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— Few hours
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El Paso
— 1 night
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
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Roswell
— 1 night
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Tucson
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— Few hours
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night
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Dodge City
— 2 nights

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Charlotte vacation planning website.

New York City to Charlotte is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Charlotte

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NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

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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 21st (Sat), examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Nashville.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip planner.

You can fly from Charlotte to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

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RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

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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.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Memphis fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. August in Memphis sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 73°F at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

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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 24th (Tue): examine the collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New Orleans route maker app.

Traveling by car from Memphis to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Memphis in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 82°F. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in New Orleans

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The Historic New Orleans Collection ©
The Historic New Orleans Collection

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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Corpus Christi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Corpus Christi: temperatures range from 95°F by day to 76°F at night. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 25th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral and then take an in-depth tour of Battle For Texas: The Experience.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 98°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in San Antonio

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Battle For Texas: The Experience ©
Battle For Texas: The Experience
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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El Paso

El Paso ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Evergreen Cemetery East.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the El Paso online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to El Paso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to El Paso due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in August, expect El Paso to be slightly colder, temps between 93°F and 71°F. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites
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Evergreen Cemetery East ©
Evergreen Cemetery East

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): Head underground at Big Room.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from El Paso to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Roswell.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Big Room ©
Big Room
Lion's Tail ©
Lion's Tail
Slaughter Canyon Cave ©
Slaughter Canyon Cave

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Tokay Beaded Art.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Roswell travel app.

Getting from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Roswell by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Roswell can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Tucson.

Things to do in Roswell

Shopping · Museums
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Tokay Beaded Art ©
Tokay Beaded Art

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Tucson

Tucson

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tucson road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Roswell to Tucson in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Roswell in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 73°F in Tucson. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nightlife
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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hole in the Rock.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Tucson in August, things will get a bit warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 105°F and lows about 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Hole in the Rock ©
Hole in the Rock
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature
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Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 31st (Tue), stroll through Angel's Landing, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and then admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park driving holiday planner.

You can take a shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: highs in Zion National Park hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
Zion Shuttle ©
Zion Shuttle

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 1st (Wed), find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Zion National Park to Colorado Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, you will find days in Colorado Springs are a bit cooler (83°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks

Side Trip

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North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 1st (Wed), catch some excitement at Colorado Railroad Museum and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Dinosaur Ridge, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lookout Mountain.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Denver trip planner.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Denver sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Denver

Side Trips

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Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge

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Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Dodge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dodge City trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Denver to Dodge City. Traveling from Denver to Dodge City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Dodge City is a bit warmer than Denver - with highs of 86°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums · Historic Sites
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Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame ©
Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame
Fort Dodge ©
Fort Dodge

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