12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: El Paso
Drive:  8​h
1
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
End: El Paso


2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read San Antonio trip itinerary builder website .

El Paso to San Antonio is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from El Paso in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Antonio, with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Shopping
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Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Tower of the Americas ©
Tower of the Americas

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.
On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street.

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You can fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Antonio in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are much colder, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, Graceland and National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): make a trip to Graceland, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Memphis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Memphis, with lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid ©
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid
Graceland ©
Graceland

2
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Opry Mills, then contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and then stop by Antique Archaeology. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville online journey builder .

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Little Rock.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Little Rock visit site .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Little Rock takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in November, and nighttime lows around 43°F. On the 5th (Mon), you're off toDallas.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Outdoors Museums

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dallas online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Little Rock to Dallas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Little Rock in November, Dallas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 49°F. You will leave for home on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
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