18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly
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Oklahoma City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amarillo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Roswell
— 2 nights
Fly
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Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive
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Coolidge
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Dallas
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Dallas
— 3 nights
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Memphis — 2 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Sun Studio. There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art and stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Memphis day trip planning site.

Huntsville to Memphis is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Memphis are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Oklahoma City.
Historic Sites · Museums

Oklahoma City — 3 nights

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology and Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. Science Museum Oklahoma and Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at 45th Infantry Division Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, and see the interesting displays at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

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Fly from Memphis to Oklahoma City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Oklahoma City sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Amarillo.
Museums · Childrens Museums
Side Trip

Amarillo — 2 nights

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 7th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Lighthouse Trail and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Amarillo trip planner.

Getting from Oklahoma City to Amarillo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in March, Amarillo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Roswell.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips

Roswell — 2 nights

Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 9th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, see the sky in a new way at Roswell Museum, and then brush up on your military savvy at General Douglas L. McBride Military Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, and then learn about winemaking at Pecos Flavors Winery.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Roswell road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Roswell takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Roswell due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Amarillo in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Roswell, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Scottsdale.
Museums · Wineries · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Scottsdale — 1 night

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Roswell to Scottsdale in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Roswell in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Scottsdale: highs are around 82°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coolidge.
Museums · Parks · Shopping
Side Trip

Coolidge — 1 night

Coolidge is a city in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, then take an in-depth tour of Pinal County Historical Museum, and then learn about winemaking at The Windmill Winery.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Coolidge trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Coolidge takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Coolidge when traveling from Scottsdale in March, with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
Wineries · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hopi Point and Yavapai Geology Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hermit's Rest and Bright Angel History Room. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get great views at Mather Point, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

You can drive from Coolidge to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Coolidge in March; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 57°F and lows reach 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.
Museums · Tours · Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Dallas — 3 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and West End are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Dallas Museum of Art and Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dallas: Kimbell Art Museum (in Fort Worth) and Texas Civil War Museum (in White Settlement). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dallas route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March: highs in Dallas hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Phoenix & Central Arizona travel guide

4.4
Gardens · Specialty Museums · Golf Courses