9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rome
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Bridgeport

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip itinerary builder tool .

Rome to Memphis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rome to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Memphis when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Graceland ©
Graceland

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): wander the streets of Bricktown and then get curious at Science Museum Oklahoma.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Oklahoma City visit website .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Oklahoma City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
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Science Museum Oklahoma ©
Science Museum Oklahoma
Bricktown ©
Bricktown

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Amarillo Zoo, then examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Oklahoma City to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Amarillo can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Amarillo Zoo ©
Amarillo Zoo
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): meet the residents at ABQ BioPark Zoo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip planner .

You can drive from Amarillo to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In September in Albuquerque, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
ABQ BioPark Zoo ©
ABQ BioPark Zoo
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 11th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, then enjoy some diversion at Flagstaff Extreme, and then look and learn at Lowell Observatory.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Albuquerque to Flagstaff by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in September, expect Flagstaff to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nature
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Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Flagstaff to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Flagstaff in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (93°F), and nights are warmer (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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