32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  22​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Austin
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Antonio
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Houston
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Memphis
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Dallas
— 6 nights
+2
tram + foot + Fly:  19​h
End: Sydney

6
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some historical perspective at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. Step off the beaten path and head to Oak Alley Plantation and Lafayette Cemetery No.1. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Wedell-Williams Memorial Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Museum (in Patterson), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Madewood Plantation (in Napoleonville). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake Lawn Metairie, make a trip to Jackson Square, and explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans day trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 16 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Madewood Plantation, Destrehan Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Museum-lovers will get to explore LBJ Presidential Library and Old Jail Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Bullock Texas State History Museum and Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Burnet (Fort Croghan Grounds and Museum & Longhorn Cavern State Park), Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site (in La Grange) and Schulenburg (St. Mary's Church of the Assumption, St. Mary's Church High Hill, & more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Mount Bonnell, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, steep yourself in history at Texas Heroes Square, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Austin online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Austin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you will find days in Austin are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are slightly colder (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Schulenburg, Gonzales, Burnet, Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Mount Bonnell ©
Mount Bonnell
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©

5
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Museum of the Pacific War and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Mission San Jose and Presidio La Bahia are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: Fredericksburg (Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, Main Street, & more) and Goliad (Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, Goliad County Court House, & more). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, explore the activities along San Antonio River, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mission Trail, and admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Goliad
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

4
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and Blue Bell Creameries. Appreciate the collections at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Venture out of the city with trips to Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah) and Bonfire Memorial (in College Station). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Museum Houston, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Funeral History, and stroll through Hermann Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Houston day trip tool .

You can drive from San Antonio to Houston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Houston

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

College Station, Blue Bell Creameries, Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Blue Bell Creameries ©
Blue Bell Creameries
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Peabody Ducks and Parker Pioneer Homestead. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Lewis Ranch and Beale Street. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Stax Museum of American Soul Music, meet the residents at Memphis Zoo, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Houston to Memphis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Memphis, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Memphis

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Southland Park Gaming and Racing, Parker Pioneer Homestead, The Lewis Ranch
Highlights from your plan
The Peabody Ducks ©
The Peabody Ducks
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Parker Pioneer Homestead ©
Parker Pioneer Homestead

6
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
Tales n Trails Museum and Horton's Classic Car Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Fort Parker and Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Waco (Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, Magnolia Market at the Silos, & more), Sherman Jazz Museum (in Sherman) and Texas Heritage Museum (in Hillsboro). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, explore and take pictures at AT&T Stadium, explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dallas online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Memphis to Dallas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Dallas are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trips

Waco, Arlington, Nocona, Sherman Jazz Museum, Kimbell Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tales n Trails Museum ©
Tales n Trails Museum
Horton's Classic Car Museum ©
Horton's Classic Car Museum
Old Fort Parker ©
Old Fort Parker

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