22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Chicago
Drive:  5​h
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Amarillo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Gallup
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Oatman
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
San Francisco

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Louisville

Louisville
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
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Chicago to Louisville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Louisville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in March, expect Louisville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 4°C. You will leave for Nashville on the 24th (Sat).

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Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will leave for Memphis on the 25th (Sun).

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Downtown Nashville
Downtown Nashville

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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 25th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Graceland and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio..

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Traveling by flight from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Memphis are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will leave for Oklahoma City on the 27th (Tue).

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Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
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.
To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oklahoma City vacation planner .

You can fly from Memphis to Oklahoma City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Oklahoma City can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will leave for Amarillo on the 29th (Thu).

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Oklahoma City Zoo ©
Oklahoma City Zoo

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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 29th (Thu): take a stroll through Route 66 Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland, take in breathtaking views at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Amarillo trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Oklahoma City to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Oklahoma City in March since evenings lows in Amarillo dip to 1°C. You'll set off for Albuquerque on the 31st (Sat).

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Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Jack Sisemore Traveland ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland

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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.
On the 31st (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Cibola National Forest and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town.

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You can drive from Amarillo to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Albuquerque. In March, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Gallup.

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Gallup

Gallup
Gallup is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States. To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gallup online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Albuquerque to Gallup in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in April, things will get slightly colder in Gallup: highs are around 22°C and lows about -1°C. On the 1st (Sun), you're off toMonument Valley.

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Gallup to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Gallup in April, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

2
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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 3rd (Tue), trek along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley in April, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 19°C and lows about -3°C. On the 5th (Thu), you're off toLas Vegas.

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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then take in a show at Bellagio Fountains.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 16°C. You'll set off for Oatman on the 6th (Fri).

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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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Oatman

Oatman ©
Oatman is a former mining town in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 6th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Oatman Gift Shack and then take a memorable drive along Sitgreaves Pass.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Oatman visit planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Oatman in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Oatman can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

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Sitgreaves Pass ©
Sitgreaves Pass
Oatman Gift Shack ©
Oatman Gift Shack

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
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You can drive from Oatman to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oatman to Joshua Tree National Park. Expect slightly colder evenings in Joshua Tree National Park when traveling from Oatman in April, with lows around 15°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 8th (Sun).

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Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Mountains. Get a sense of the local culture at Getty Center The Publications and Santa Monica Pier. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area and listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner .

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 11th (Wed), you're off toYosemite National Park.

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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (17°C), and nights are colder (-2°C). You will leave for home on the 13th (Fri).

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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

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