8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

San Diego
San Diego
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Austin
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
San Diego

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Diego. April in San Diego sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas attractions planner

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and then take in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Albuquerque day trip planning website

You can fly from Las Vegas to Albuquerque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas to Albuquerque, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 71°F and lows are around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Austin.

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Petroglyph National Monument
Petroglyph National Monument
New Mexico Steam Locomotive
New Mexico Steam Locomotive

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Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Austin trip maker tool

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Austin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Austin due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Albuquerque in April, with highs in Austin at 82°F and lows at 60°F. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nashville.

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Parks Trails Outdoors

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Nashville

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 13th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, then browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Carnton, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville road trip app

Traveling by flight from Austin to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Austin in April, expect Nashville to be slightly colder, temps between 74°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

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Franklin
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Lotz House Museum
Lotz House Museum
Belle Meade Plantation
Belle Meade Plantation
Carnton ©
Carnton

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hours
Athens

Athens
Athens is a city in and the county seat of Athens County, Ohio, United States. Start your trip to Athens by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Nashville to Athens in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in April, expect Athens to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 41°F. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toNew Orleans.

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Parks Nature Outdoors

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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.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1 and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then contemplate the long history of Oak Alley Plantation.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans journey builder website

Explore your travel options from Athens to New Orleans with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in April, expect much warmer with lows of 71°F in New Orleans. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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Vacherie
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Oak Alley Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation

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