8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Knoxville
1
Knoxville
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Shreveport
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Knoxville

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night
Knoxville

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
On the 11th (Sat), Head underground at Tuckaleechee Caverns, get in on the family fun at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof, thentest your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and finally sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Market Square, thentake an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then shop like a local with Smoky Mountain Knife Works.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Knoxville travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Knoxville. May in Knoxville sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Knoxville

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Tuckaleechee Caverns
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Helicopter Tours
Tuckaleechee Caverns ©
Tuckaleechee Caverns
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge ©
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Memphis online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Knoxville to Memphis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Memphis

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Fun & Games
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Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Room Escape Games

1
night
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Delta Blues Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, look for gifts at Deak's Mississippi Saxophones & Blues Emporium, thensee the interesting displays at The Rock & Blues Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Clarksdale vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Clarksdale takes 1.5 hours. In May in Clarksdale, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shreveport.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping
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The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum

1
day
Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Red River National Wildlife Refuge, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Louisiana Boardwalk.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Shreveport journey website.

You can drive from Clarksdale to Shreveport in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Shreveport

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bossier City
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Red River National Wildlife Refuge ©
Red River National Wildlife Refuge
Room Escape Games
Louisiana Boardwalk ©
Louisiana Boardwalk

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night
Dallas

Dallas ©
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 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, thenexamine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Reunion Tower.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas road trip app.

Traveling by car from Shreveport to Dallas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites
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Reunion Tower ©
Reunion Tower

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 17th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Austin. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool and then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Austin tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. May in Austin sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Trails
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Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

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