17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Austin
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Austin
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Lake Charles
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Slidell
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Grenada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Parker
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
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Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
End: Los Angeles

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Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Austin trip itinerary maker website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Austin Bergstrom International Airport and San Antonio International Airport. August in Austin sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 15th (Thu), you're off toLake Charles.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

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Lake Charles

Lake Charles
Lake Charles is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lake Charles route tool .

Getting from Austin to Lake Charles by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Austin in August: highs in Lake Charles hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 27°C. You will leave for New Orleans on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Lake Charles

Parks Outdoors Museums

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Steamboat Natchez, French Quarter and Lafayette Cemetery No.1. On the 16th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, make a trip to French Quarter, then make a trip to Bourbon Street, and finally shop like a local with Frenchmen Street.

To find out how to plan a trip to New Orleans, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Lake Charles to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lake Charles in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Slidell.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lafayette Cemetery No.1 ©
Lafayette Cemetery No.1
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Slidell

Slidell ©
Slidell is the largest city situated on the northeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain and St. You've now added Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tours to your itinerary.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Slidell holiday tool .

Getting from New Orleans to Slidell by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Slidell hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Grenada.

Things to do in Slidell

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tours ©

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Grenada

Grenada
Grenada is a city in Grenada County, Mississippi, United States. To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grenada route planning tool .

Drive from Slidell to Grenada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Grenada, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 18th (Sun), you're off toMemphis.

Things to do in Grenada

Parks Nature Museums

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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 Sun Studio, Beale Street, Hard Rock Cafe, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, make a trip to Graceland, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Hard Rock Cafe.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Grenada to Memphis in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Graceland ©
Graceland
Beale Street ©
Beale Street

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anthony Chapel. On the 19th (Mon), admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel.

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Traveling by car from Memphis to Hot Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Parker.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel

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Parker

Parker ©
Parker is a city in Collin County, Texas, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Southfork Ranch.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Parker trip planner.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Parker in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dallas.
Highlights from your plan
Southfork Ranch ©
Southfork Ranch

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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.
You've now added Highland Park Village to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dallas trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Parker to Dallas takes an hour. In August in Dallas, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Highland Park Village ©
Highland Park Village
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Oklahoma City trip maker .

Traveling by car from Dallas to Oklahoma City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in August, expect Oklahoma City to be slightly colder, temps between 38°C and 24°C. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Amarillo vacation maker site .

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Amarillo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West

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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.
To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Albuquerque trip site .

You can drive from Amarillo to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Albuquerque are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 24th (Sat), you're off toFlagstaff.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Flagstaff route maker site .

Getting from Albuquerque to Flagstaff by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Albuquerque in August, with highs in Flagstaff at 29°C and lows at 11°C. On the 25th (Sun), you're off toGrand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon North Rim and Grand Canyon Village. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon North Rim.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon North Rim ©
Grand Canyon North Rim
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, Bellagio Fountains, Fremont Street Experience, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): shop like a local with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fremont Street Experience, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with The Rat Pack is Back.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Hollywood Sign, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Hollywood Sign, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. On the 31st (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood ©
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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