15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Chapel Hill
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Memphis
— Few hours
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Baton Rouge
— 1 day
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Houston
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Teec Nos Pos
— Few hours
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Denver
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Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill ©
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): make a trip to Womancraft Gifts.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Chapel Hill. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in January, and nighttime lows around 31°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for Nashville.
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Womancraft Gifts ©
Womancraft Gifts

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens and then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nashville online travel planner.

You can fly from Chapel Hill to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chapel Hill to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in January, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Museums
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Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens ©
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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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.
To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January in Memphis, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 32°F at night. You'll set off for New Orleans on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans route planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Memphis in January: high temperatures in New Orleans hover around 59°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at State Capitol Welcome Center, contemplate the long history of Louisiana's Old State Capitol, then brush up on your military savvy at USS Kidd, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tin Roof Brewery.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Baton Rouge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in January since evenings lows in Baton Rouge dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
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USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd
Tin Roof Brewery ©
Tin Roof Brewery
Mike the Tiger's Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger's Habitat

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Houston

Houston
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner.

You can fly from Baton Rouge to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Houston when traveling from Baton Rouge in January, with lows around 46°F. You will leave for Dallas on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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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.
On the 6th (Wed), examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, and then see the interesting displays at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas travel tool.

You can drive from Houston to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in January, things will get a bit cooler in Dallas: highs are around 57°F and lows about 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Top O'Hill Terrace
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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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.
On the 8th (Fri), soar above the sights with a balloon tour, look for gifts at The Candy Lady, and then see New Mexico Jeep Tours. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then see the interesting displays at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque day trip planning website.

Fly from Dallas to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, Albuquerque is little chillier than Dallas - with highs of 49°F and lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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New Mexico Jeep Tours ©
New Mexico Jeep Tours
Balloon Rides

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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.
On the 11th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and look for gifts at Tusayan General Store.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in January, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 44°F and lows about 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Teec Nos Pos.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Tusayan General Store
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Teec Nos Pos

Teec Nos Pos
For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Teec Nos Pos trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Teec Nos Pos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Teec Nos Pos sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 13°F at night. You will leave for Denver on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Teec Nos Pos

Shopping · Museums · Nature

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Denver

Denver ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Flatirons, then test your problem-solving skills at Rabbit Hole Recreation Services - Escape Rooms, and then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Denver road trip tool.

Getting from Teec Nos Pos to Denver by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Teec Nos Pos in January, Denver is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flatirons, Rabbit Hole Recreation Services - Escape Rooms
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Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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