7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Nashville
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Austin
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
3
Red Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Boulder City
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Asheville
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 20th (Sun), test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) and then wander the streets of Downtown Franklin.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip website .

Philadelphia to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Downtown Franklin
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Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) ©

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night
Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planning website .

You can fly from Nashville to Austin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nashville in September; daily highs in Austin reach 93°F and lows reach 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Red Rock.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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Red Rock

Red Rock
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Red Rock route maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Austin to Red Rock. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Red Rock is minus 1 hour. September in Red Rock sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Red Rock

Outdoors Trails Parks

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): stroll through Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Red Rock to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Red Rock - with highs of 75°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Boulder City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, examine the collection at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, then kick back and relax at Willow Beach, then appreciate the history behind Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, and finally snap pictures at Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Boulder City trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Boulder City in 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Boulder City. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Boulder City, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
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Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum ©
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

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Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read our Asheville road trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Boulder City to Asheville takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boulder City to Asheville is 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Boulder City in September, with highs in Asheville at 79°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Spas Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
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Food Tours
Spas & Wellness

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