Roadtrip America Westbound Itinerary

Traverse the United States on an American road trip from New York to San Francisco via Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans, Houston, Santa Fe and Las Vegas.

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Day 1 New York

The adventure starts in the cosmopolitan metropolis of New York City.
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Days 2-3 Washington DC

Admire the capital's grand avenues, parks, monuments and memorials.
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Day 4 Appalachian Mountains

Take in the beauty of the soaring Appalachian Mountains.
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Day 5 Nashville

Toe-tap to country music in Nashville.
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Day 6 Memphis

Choose to visit Elvis' Graceland or head to Beale St for a dose of traditional blues music.
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Days 7-8 New Orleans

Straddling the Mississippi, head to this lively city to soak up some New Orleans jazz, spicy cuisine and old-style mansions.
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Day 9 Houston

Head to Houston and sign up for an optional trip to the NASA Kennedy Space Center.
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Day 10 San Antonio

Visit the Alamo, a reconstructed 18th century fort. Get to know the canals and streets of San Antonio on a walk.
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Day 11 Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Hike deep into the caverns. Then in the evening, witness a noisy exodus of bats from the caves.
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Day 12 Santa Fe

Explore the sandstone Aztec Ruins National Monument.
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Day 13 Mesa Verde National Park

Travel to Mesa Verde National Park, best known for its cliff dwellings.
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Day 14 Monument Valley

Travel through the desert to meet members of the Navajo tribe.
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Days 15-16 Grand Canyon

With photo opportunities galore and the option of a scenic flight, the Grand Canyon is a brilliant sight to behold.
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Days 17-18 Las Vegas

Get accustomed to the neon lights and excesses of 'Sin City'. Choose to see a larger-than-life stage show, overindulge at a buffet or have some fun at a casino table.
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Day 19 Sierra Nevada

Travel through the heat of Death Valley to admire the rocky landscapes of the Sierra Nevada.
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Days 20-21 Yosemite National Park

Discover huge cliffs, sparkling waterfalls and iconic wildlife in Yosemite National Park.
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Day 22 San Francisco

Finish this awesome road trip in America's majestic bay city and perhaps visit infamous Alcatraz.