59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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59 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dover
Drive:  29​h
1
Denver
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Salt Lake City
— 24 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 7 nights
Drive:  23​h 15​min
4
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
5
Fort Walton Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
6
Memphis
— 6 nights
7
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
End: Dover

5
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hidden Valley Sledding and Tubing Hill and Winter Park Resort. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chapel on the Rock and St. John's Cathedral. Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park), Keystone Ski Area (in Keystone) and Flatirons (in Boulder). There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, steep yourself in history at Union Station, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver visit planner.

Dover to Denver is an approximately 29-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dover in February, expect little chillier with lows of 21°F in Denver. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Winter Park Resort, Keystone Ski Area, Flatirons
Highlights from your plan
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Keystone Ski Area ©
Keystone Ski Area

24
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Temple Square and Cathedral of the Madeleine. Escape the urban bustle at Backcountry Snowmobiling and Snowbird. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Park City (Meyer Gallery, Deer Valley Resort, & more), Lehi Roller Mills (in Lehi) and Alta Ski Resort (in Alta). Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Golden Spike National Historic Site. On the 16th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Snowbasin Resort. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Stewart Falls, fly down the slopes at Solitude Mountain Resort, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at New World Distillery, and admire the striking features of Provo City Center Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip builder site .

Getting from Denver to Salt Lake City by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 38°F in Salt Lake City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Park City, Midway, Eden, Ogden, Antelope Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©

7
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Southern Highlands Golf Club. Get some historical perspective at The Strip and Little Church of the West. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, take a memorable tour with Tours, try your luck at The Mirage, and catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in March, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 74°F and 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

4
nights
Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Alamo and Mission San Jose. Escape the urban bustle at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Natural Bridge Caverns. The adventure continues: take a stroll through South Congress Avenue and join in the after-dark buzz at 6th Street.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Austin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Austin is 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You'll set off for Fort Walton Beach on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

San Antonio
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

5
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Panama City Beach and Henderson Beach State Park. Malbis Memorial Church and The Graffiti Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Explore Fort Walton Beach's surroundings by going to Pensacola Beach (Fort Pickens Area & Pensacola Beach), Panama City Beach Winery (in Panama City Beach) and National Naval Aviation Museum (in Pensacola). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eden Gardens State Park and stop by B & B Pecan Co..

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fort Walton Beach trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Austin to Fort Walton Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Austin, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Fort Walton Beach, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Panama City Beach, Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, Malbis Memorial Church, Henderson Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach

6
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sun Studio and St. Peter Catholic Church. Escape the urban bustle at Mississippi River State Park and Hampson Museum State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Memphis side-trips: Horseshoe Casino (in Tunica), Craighead Forest Park (in Jonesboro) and Cedar Hill Farm (in Hernando). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pyramid Vodka.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Memphis trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Fort Walton Beach to Memphis by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fort Walton Beach in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 53°F in Memphis. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Horseshoe Casino, Mississippi River State Park, Hampson Museum State Park, Craighead Forest Park, Cedar Hill Farm
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

2
nights
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 19th (Fri): take a stroll through Downtown Nashville and then get some jogging in at Centennial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. April in Nashville sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Nightlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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