18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Shreveport
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Waco
— Few hours
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Austin
— 2 nights
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Big Bend National Park
— 1 night
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
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Las Cruces
— 1 night
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Glendale
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park
— Few hours
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Big Sky
— 1 night
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Deadwood
— 1 day
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Kansas City
— 1 night
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Little Rock
— 2 nights

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Shreveport

Shreveport
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Shreveport trip planning site.

Atlanta to Shreveport is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in April, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to Dallas.

Things to do in Shreveport

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Dallas

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.
To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas journey maker site.

Getting from Shreveport to Dallas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. You will leave for Waco on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Museums

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Waco

Waco
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Waco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Waco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Waco can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You'll set off for Austin on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Waco

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nightlife

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Austin

Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Austin route maker site.

Traveling by car from Waco to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Austin are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Austin

Nightlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Before you visit Big Bend National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Austin to Big Bend National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Austin in April, you will find days in Big Bend National Park are a bit warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). You will leave for Carlsbad Caverns National Park on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Big Bend National Park to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Big Bend National Park to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Big Bend National Park in April, expect Carlsbad Caverns National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 80°F and 48°F. You'll set off for Las Cruces on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park and then contemplate the long history of Old Mesilla Village.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Cruces trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Las Cruces by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. April in Las Cruces sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Glendale.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Mesilla Village ©
Old Mesilla Village

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Glendale

Glendale ©
Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located about nine miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Sahuaro Ranch Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Glendale HIstoric District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wild at Heart, then explore by horseback at Trailhead Ranch, then hike along Black Mountain Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Phallic Rock.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glendale road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Cruces to Glendale takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Glendale is a bit warmer than Las Cruces - with highs of 86°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Glendale

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Trailhead Ranch ©
Trailhead Ranch
Black Mountain Trail ©
Black Mountain Trail
Wild at Heart ©
Wild at Heart

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get outside with The Subway and then hike along Kayenta Trail.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park online attractions planner.

Drive from Glendale to Zion National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glendale in April, you will find days in Zion National Park are little chillier (69°F), and nights are cooler (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Subway ©
The Subway

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in April, you will find days in Salt Lake City are slightly colder (63°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (42°F). On the 25th (Sun), you're off to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Grand Teton National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Salt Lake City in April, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 48°F and lows about 26°F. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser and then contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip maker.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in April: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 42°F and lows are around 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano
Lone Star Geyser ©
Lone Star Geyser

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Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 26th (Mon), hike along Lava Lake Trail, then hike along Spirit of the North Sled Dog Adventures, and then stroll through Big Sky Resort. On the next day, head outdoors with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports and then take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sky journey builder.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Big Sky takes 2.5 hours. In April in Big Sky, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 22°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lone Peak ©
Lone Peak
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports ©

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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Adams House and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Deadwood trip planner.

You can drive from Big Sky to Deadwood in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Big Sky to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Big Sky in April, with highs in Deadwood at 52°F and lows at 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams House ©
Adams House

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Kansas City

Kansas City

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kansas City road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Deadwood to Kansas City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Deadwood in April: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around 66°F and lows are around 46°F. You'll set off for Little Rock on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
On the 29th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park and then take in the views from Big Dam Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Mount Holly Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Arkansas Governor's Mansion, then immerse yourself in nature at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Little Rock attractions planning site.

Getting from Kansas City to Little Rock by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Kansas City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Little Rock, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Arkansas Governor's Mansion ©
Arkansas Governor's Mansion
Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park ©
Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park

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