9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
1
Dallas
— 1 night
2
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h
3
Rocky Mount
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  14​h
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Houston
— 1 night
7
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
San Antonio
— Few hours
End: Phoenix

1
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.
For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas trip itinerary planner.

Phoenix to Dallas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in March, expect Dallas to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites

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.
On the 10th (Sun), appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To plan Memphis vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Dallas to Memphis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dallas in March; daily highs in Memphis reach 63°F and lows reach 43°F. You will leave for Rocky Mount on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount ©
Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): grab your bike and head to Tar River Trail, see the interesting displays at Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rocky Mount City Lake and Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rocky Mount sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Memphis to Rocky Mount. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Rocky Mount due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Memphis in March since evenings lows in Rocky Mount dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Rocky Mount

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip builder .

You can drive from Rocky Mount to Myrtle Beach in 4 hours. Traveling from Rocky Mount in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Myrtle Beach, with lows of 45°F. You'll set off for New Orleans on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Golf Tours

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then make a trip to French Quarter, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Myrtle Beach to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Myrtle Beach in March, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 15th (Fri), stroll through Smither Park, explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and then play a few rounds at Hermann Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Houston vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in March, expect nights in Houston to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Room Escape Games

1
night
Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then take a stroll through South Congress Avenue.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin trip maker website .

You can drive from Houston to Austin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Austin are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

few
hours
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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