Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Hickory to Palm Springs. If you're planning a road trip to Palm Springs, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Hickory and Palm Springs. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is Hickory, North Carolina.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Nashville (149 answers)
Grand Ole Opry (8 mentions)
Country Music Hall of Fame (6 mentions)
Ryman Auditorium (6 mentions)
Centennial Park (6 mentions)
The Parthenon (5 mentions)
restaurants around Nashville:
Hattie B's Hot Chicken - 19th Ave
Peg Leg Porker BBQ
hotels around Nashville:
Gaylord Opryland Resort
The Hermitage Hotel
Omni Nashville Hotel
questions about Nashville:
Nearby small towns or outdoor areas?
Top of the line hotels in Nashville?
What are some must sees in Nashville during the weekend
Best Location to Stay
Hotel by Airport
Memphis (96 answers)
Beale Street (9 mentions)
Graceland (9 mentions)
National Civil Rights Museum (8 mentions)
Memphis Zoo (7 mentions)
Mud Island (6 mentions)
restaurants around Memphis:
Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken
Charlie Vergos Rendezvous
Cozy Corner Restaurant
questions about Memphis:
What are the musts of Memphis, y'all?
What's the best neighborhood in Memphis for a first time visitor?
Must sees in Memphis TN?? Hidden gems places to eat??
Best blues clubs in Memphis?
Good Food and Fun With Kids
Oklahoma City (25 answers)
Boathouse District (4 mentions)
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum (3 mentions)
AT&T Bricktown Ballpark (2 mentions)
Science Museum Oklahoma (2 mentions)
Stockyards City Main Street (2 mentions)
restaurants around Oklahoma City:
Kitchen No. 324
Big Truck Tacos
hotels around Oklahoma City:
The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City
questions about Oklahoma City:
Breakfast Restaurant in OKC
What sort of hands-on things can I experience in OKC?
What's the best neighborhood in Oklahoma City for a first time visitor?
Amarillo (23 answers)
questions about Amarillo:
THING TO SEE
Albuquerque (82 answers)
Old Town Albuquerque (3 mentions)
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (2 mentions)
Explora! (2 mentions)
Nob Hill (2 mentions)
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (2 mentions)
restaurants around Albuquerque:
questions about Albuquerque:
What is your favorite restaurant in Albuquerque?
Affordable hotel in Albuquerque for the International Balloon Fiesta?
The High Road tour
Petrified Forest National Park (6 answers)
Petrified Forest National Park (2 mentions)
Scottsdale (27 answers)
Camelback Mountain (15 mentions)
Old Town Scottsdale (9 mentions)
Cornish Pasty Co (6 mentions)
Papago Park (4 mentions)
Mill Avenue (4 mentions)
restaurants around Scottsdale:
Pig & Pickle
Cornish Pasty Co
SunUp Brewing Co
questions about Scottsdale:
What's the best neighborhood in Scottsdale for a first time visitor?
What is your favorite restaurant in Scottsdale?
Going to Scottsdale for 2 weeks -- places to eat and fun things to see?
Best Burger in Scottsdale?
Must Do in Scottsdale
Your final destination is Palm Springs, California.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Palm Springs.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Cheeky's, which was mentioned 6 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Trio Restaurant, which was mentioned 4 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
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