10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: McAllen
Drive:  5​h
1
San Marcos
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  16​h
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  29​h 30​min
End: McAllen

few
hours
San Marcos

San Marcos
San Marcos is a city in the U.S. To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Marcos trip planner .

McAllen to San Marcos is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from McAllen in June; daily highs in San Marcos reach 91°F and lows reach 71°F. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Marcos

Parks Outdoors Tours

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lafayette Cemetery No.1, French Quarter and St. Louis Cathedral. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans route planner .

Getting from San Marcos to New Orleans by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Marcos in June, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (83°F), and nights are a bit warmer (83°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
You've added Georgetown University, Lincoln Memorial, National World War II Memorial, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, ponder the world of politics at White House, then appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Georgetown University.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip site .

Fly from New Orleans to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Washington DC when traveling from New Orleans in June, with lows around 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Georgetown University ©
Georgetown University
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You've added Empire State Building, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Statue of Liberty National Monument, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Central Park's Literary Walk. Attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Turtle Pond.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planning site .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

Similar Plans

14 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Washington DC & Arlington BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Chicago, Washington DC & New York City BY A USER FROM INDIA August, relaxing, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Boston, New York City & Washington DC BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in New York City & Washington DC BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM INDIA November, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans