15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Memphis
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Tulsa
— 1 night
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
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Memphis

Memphis ©

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and then go on a hair-raising tour with Backbeat Tours. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cooper-Young Historic District.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis journey planner.

Knoxville to Memphis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Knoxville to Memphis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Knoxville in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Memphis, with lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tulsa.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music

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Tulsa

Tulsa ©

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Gilcrease Museum, then admire the striking features of Boston Avenue Methodist Church, then admire the masterpieces at Philbrook Museum of Art, and finally don't miss a visit to Holy Family Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tulsa trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Tulsa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Tulsa

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art
Gilcrease Museum ©
Gilcrease Museum
Boston Avenue Methodist Church ©
Boston Avenue Methodist Church

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Denver Union Station and Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience. Get some historical perspective at Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum and Molly Brown House Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Summit Lake Park (in Idaho Springs) and Hotel de Paris Museum (in Georgetown). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, and browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Denver online trip planner.

You can fly from Tulsa to Denver in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tulsa to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Denver is a bit cooler than Tulsa - with highs of 79°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Salt Lake Temple and Joseph Smith Memorial Building. Popular historic sites such as The Tabernacle and Assembly Hall are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway (in Park City), Rocky Mountain Outfitters (in Midway) and Cascade Springs (in Charleston). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, contemplate the long history of Beehive House, and take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online tour planner.

Fly from Denver to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 58°F in Salt Lake City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Rocky Mountain Outfitters ©
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and Counts Kustoms. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The LINQ Promenade and Titanic. There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, enjoy some diversion at Machine Guns Vegas, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and try your luck at Casino At The Venetian.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip website.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Salt Lake City - with highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
River Rafting & Tubing

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get advice or help at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, then savor the flavors at Malibu Wine Safaris, and then kick back and relax at El Matador State Beach. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore the galleries of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 85°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum ©
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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