11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Silt
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h
2
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Midland
— 2 nights
End: Midland

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History and then learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque online trip planner .

Silt to Albuquerque is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Albuquerque can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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.
Step out of Memphis with an excursion to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica--about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Graceland, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Memphis using our trip planner.

Getting from Albuquerque to Memphis by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Albuquerque in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 73°F in Memphis. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

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Horseshoe Tunica
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then take in the views from Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, 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 see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Nashville sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Midland.

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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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Midland

Midland ©
Midland is a city in the U.S. On the 25th (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at Frankenmuth River Place Shops, then stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, then take in nature's colorful creations at Dahlia Hill, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Dow Gardens. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Alden Dow Home and Studio, trek along Chippewa Nature Center, and then try to win big at Soaring Eagle Casino.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Midland day trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nashville to Midland. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in August, expect Midland to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Midland

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Side Trips

Frankenmuth, Soaring Eagle Casino
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Dow Gardens ©
Dow Gardens
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Chippewa Nature Center ©
Chippewa Nature Center

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