16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Roanoke
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Hot Springs
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Waco
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 3 nights

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Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Virginia Museum of Transportation, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Black Dog Salvage, and then walk around Mill Mountain Star & Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): appreciate the history behind National D-Day Memorial and then steep yourself in history at Natural Bridge State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Roanoke attractions planner.

Washington DC to Roanoke is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in September, Roanoke is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
Mill Mountain Star & Park ©
Mill Mountain Star & Park
Natural Bridge State Park ©
Natural Bridge State Park

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then walk around Centennial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nashville holiday website.

Getting from Roanoke to Nashville by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Roanoke to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Highlights from your plan
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): examine the collection at Graceland and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, then see the interesting displays at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Memphis, with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bathhouse Row, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hot Springs trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Memphis to Hot Springs in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse
Zipline

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, then see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and finally take a memorable tour with The Spirit of Dallas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Hot Springs to Dallas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in September, Dallas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Waco.

Things to do in Dallas

Highlights from your plan
The Spirit of Dallas ©
The Spirit of Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): trot along with Brazos Bluffs Stables, then examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, then examine the collection at Dr Pepper Museum, and finally snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument, then get to know the resident critters at Cameron Park Zoo, and then stop by Spice Village.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Waco online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Waco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and flight. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Waco

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Waco Suspension Bridge ©
Waco Suspension Bridge
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: San Antonio (The San Antonio River Walk & The Alamo) and Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Austin attractions planning website.

You can drive from Waco to Austin in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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