Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Philadelphia to Austin. If you're planning a road trip to Austin, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
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.
Washington, DC (158 answers)
National Mall (30 mentions)
National Air and Space Museum (29 mentions)
Washington Monument (25 mentions)
Museum of Natural History (23 mentions)
Lincoln Memorial (22 mentions)
restaurants around Washington, DC:
National Gallery of Art
questions about Washington, DC:
Best hotel near museums
Fun free things to do in D.C.?
Getting from Union Station to National Mall?
How to make the most of three days in DC
Best of the Smithsonian?
Blacksburg (8 answers)
questions about Blacksburg:
Eat/Hike/Anything else for 1-Day visit?
Pigeon Forge (16 answers)
Great Smoky Mountain National Park (8 mentions)
questions about Pigeon Forge:
what is here to do there besides Dollywood
Good ma and pop places to eat or visit?
Nashville (140 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 (94 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?
Best blues clubs in Memphis?
Must sees in Memphis TN?? Hidden gems places to eat??
Good Food and Fun With Kids
Little Rock (33 answers)
William J Clinton Library (6 mentions)
Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site (3 mentions)
Governors Mansion Historic District (2 mentions)
William J. Clinton Presidential Center (2 mentions)
Museum of Discovery (2 mentions)
restaurants around Little Rock:
Doe's Eat Place
questions about Little Rock:
What is your favorite restaurant in Little Rock?
Best sights in Little Rock
Good Eating Gems
Can't miss restaurants in Little Rock?
Best hotels in Little Rock?
Crater of Diamonds State Park (3 mentions)
Dallas (102 answers)
Perot Museum of Nature and Science (14 mentions)
Dallas Museum of Art (12 mentions)
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza (10 mentions)
Nasher Sculpture Center (9 mentions)
Klyde Warren Park (8 mentions)
restaurants around Dallas:
Peggy Sue BBQ
questions about Dallas:
Where is the best barbeque in Dallas?
Where to go for lunch in Dallas?
Going to Dallas for 2 weeks - what to see?
Best free things to do in Dallas?
Best breakfast spots in Dallas?
Your final destination is Austin, Texas.
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 Austin.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Hotel San Jose, which was mentioned 12 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Chuy's Restaurant, which was mentioned 11 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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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
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