10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Antonio
— 2 nights
2
Dallas
— 2 nights
3
Houston
— 2 nights
4
McAllen
— 3 nights

2
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.
On the 24th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Medina River Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, browse the exhibits of The Alamo, thenexamine the collection at San Antonio Fire Museum, thenget into the urban bustle at Tower of the Americas, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Shops at La Cantera.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read San Antonio tour itinerary maker site.

Mexico City, Mexico to San Antonio is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mexico City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Grape Creek Vineyards, Luckenbach Texas General Store, Hamilton Pool Preserve
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve
Luckenbach Texas General Store ©
Luckenbach Texas General Store

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hike along Katy Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at First Monday and then shop like a local with NorthPark Center.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dallas road trip planning site.

Fly from San Antonio to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in December, expect Dallas to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, First Monday
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Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
First Monday ©
First Monday
Katy Trail ©
Katy Trail

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Water Wall, thenexplore the galleries of Cockrell Butterfly Center, thengrab your bike and head to Terry Hershey Park, and finally revel in the low prices at Houston Premium Outlets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): tee off at Hermann Park, immerse yourself in nature at Brazos Bend State Park, and then look for gifts at Nana's Attic.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Houston vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dallas in December: high temperatures in Houston hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to McAllen.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Brazos Bend State Park, Houston Premium Outlets, Nana's Attic
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Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Brazos Bend State Park ©
Brazos Bend State Park
Houston Premium Outlets ©
Houston Premium Outlets

3
nights
McAllen

McAllen ©
McAllen is the twenty-first most populous city in Texas and the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. Step out of the city life by going to South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets and Quinta Mazatlan. Get out of town with these interesting McAllen side-trips: Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum (in Harlingen) and Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park (in Brownsville). There's more to do: browse the collection at McAllen Public Library and relax in the rural setting at Klement's Grove.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the McAllen holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Houston to McAllen with the Route module. When traveling from Houston in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in McAllen: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in McAllen

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

South Padre Island, Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum, Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©
Horseback Riding Tours
Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets ©
Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets

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