18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
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Ozark
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Moab
— 4 nights
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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Nashville and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nashville holiday planning site.

Raleigh to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Raleigh to Nashville. In May, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ozark.

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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Madame Tussauds Nashville ©
Madame Tussauds Nashville

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Ozark

Ozark ©
Ozark is a city in Franklin County, Arkansas, United States and one of the county's two seats of government. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): do a tasting at Post Winery and then do some two-wheel cruising with Pig Trail National Scenic Byway.

Find out how to plan Ozark trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Nashville to Ozark in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. May in Ozark sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Ozark

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

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Post Winery ©
Post Winery

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©

Duke City

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 16th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Madonna of the Trail.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque trip planning website.

Drive from Ozark to Albuquerque in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ozark to Albuquerque is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Ozark in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 51°F in Albuquerque. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Petrified Forest National Park.
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Madonna of the Trail ©
Madonna of the Trail

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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stroll through Blue Mesa, trek along Crystal Forest Trail, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Rainbow Forest.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Petrified Forest National Park trip planning website.

Getting from Albuquerque to Petrified Forest National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in May; daily highs in Petrified Forest National Park reach 71°F and lows reach 34°F. You'll set off for Zion National Park on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

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Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Crystal Forest Trail ©
Crystal Forest Trail

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park online route planner.

Traveling by car from Petrified Forest National Park to Zion National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and explore and take pictures at Fountain Paint Pot.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park planner.

You can fly from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, taxi, and shuttle. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 53°F to lows of 27°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for Moab.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 25th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, take the plunge with Skydive Moab, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

Plan trip to Moab with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. In May, Moab is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 76°F and lows of 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Amarillo.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks
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Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Skydive Moab ©
Skydive Moab

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Second Amendment Cowboy.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amarillo visit planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Amarillo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Memphis.
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Second Amendment Cowboy ©
Second Amendment Cowboy

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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.
Make your Memphis itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Amarillo to Memphis takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Memphis, with lows around 61°F. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel to Asheville.

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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 30th (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville planning tool.

You can fly from Memphis to Asheville in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Memphis in May, with highs in Asheville at 75°F and lows at 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Asheville

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Spas
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings ©
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings

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