10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Phoenix
— 2 nights
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Springdale
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Raleigh
— 1 night

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): have fun and explore at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, look for all kinds of wild species at Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Basilica, trek along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area, then take in the awesome beauty at Piestewa Peak, and finally see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix online journey planner.

San Diego to Phoenix is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego to Phoenix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Phoenix hover around 105°F, while lows dip to 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:
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Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch ©
Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch
Piestewa Peak ©
Piestewa Peak
Children’s Museum of Phoenix ©
Children’s Museum of Phoenix

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©

Duke City

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.
On the 25th (Tue), look for gifts at The Candy Lady and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife West Nature Park.

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Getting from Phoenix to Albuquerque by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, Albuquerque is a bit cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 88°F and lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
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Wildlife West Nature Park ©
Wildlife West Nature Park
Cibola National Forest ©
Cibola National Forest
The Candy Lady ©
The Candy Lady

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Dallas

Big D

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Children's Aquarium at Fair Park, then get outside with Trinity Forest Adventure Park, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dallas road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Dallas. Traveling from Albuquerque in August, things will get a bit warmer in Dallas: highs are around 96°F and lows about 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Dallas

Outdoors · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Trinity Forest Adventure Park ©
Trinity Forest Adventure Park
Children's Aquarium at Fair Park ©
Children's Aquarium at Fair Park

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Springdale

Springdale ©
Springdale is the fourth-largest city in Arkansas, and is located in both Washington and Benton counties in Northwest Arkansas. On the 28th (Fri), Head underground at Bluff Dwellers Cave, then Head underground at Old Spanish Treasure Cave, then hike along Tanyard Creek Nature Trail, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery and then take an in-depth tour of Shiloh Museum of Ozark History.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Springdale travel app.

Explore your travel options from Dallas to Springdale with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in August; daily highs in Springdale reach 85°F and lows reach 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Springdale

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Bluff Dwellers Cave ©
Bluff Dwellers Cave
Old Spanish Treasure Cave ©
Old Spanish Treasure Cave
Tanyard Creek Nature Trail ©
Tanyard Creek Nature Trail

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 30th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, then get interesting insight from Tours, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Nashville, stop by Downtown Nashville, and then take a stroll through The District.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Springdale to Nashville by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
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Zipline
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Historic Yates Mill County Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, then admire the natural beauty at JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Raleigh driving holiday planner.

Fly from Nashville to Raleigh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve
Historic Yates Mill County Park ©
Historic Yates Mill County Park

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