8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
bus:  45​min
1
Tacoma
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Biloxi
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
3
Abilene
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
4
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Seattle

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Tacoma

Tacoma ©
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Tacoma Art Museum, examine the collection at Washington State History Museum, then make a trip to Union Station, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Owen Beach. On the next day, make a trip to Chihuly Bridge of Glass, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Glass, observe the fascinating underwater world at Point Defiance Park, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, and finally stroll through 5 Mile Drive & Trails.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tacoma trip itinerary planner.

Seattle to Tacoma is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Tacoma can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium ©
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Point Defiance Park ©
Point Defiance Park
Washington State History Museum ©
Washington State History Museum

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Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino and then try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Beauvoir, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Biloxi Beach, and then head off the coast to Ship Island.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Biloxi online tour planner .

Getting from Tacoma to Biloxi by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tacoma to Biloxi is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tacoma in August, with highs in Biloxi at 89°F and lows at 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Biloxi

Parks Casinos Fun & Games
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Biloxi Beach ©
Biloxi Beach
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi

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Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. On the 4th (Sun), examine the collection at Frontier Texas! and then get to know the resident critters at Abilene Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): look and learn at Morgan Jones Planetarium, contemplate the long history of Swenson House Historical Society, appreciate the history behind Jacob's Dream Sculpture, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Prime Time Family Entertainment Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Abilene trip planner .

You can drive from Biloxi to Abilene in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Biloxi in August, expect nights in Abilene to be about the same, around 72°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 95°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Abilene

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Swenson House Historical Society ©
Swenson House Historical Society
Abilene Zoo ©
Abilene Zoo

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, get to know the resident critters at Phoenix Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

Start your trip to Phoenix by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Abilene to Phoenix. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Abilene in August, things will get a bit warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 105°F and lows about 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo
Children’s Museum of Phoenix ©
Children’s Museum of Phoenix

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