10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
McAllen
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mexico City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the activities along Medina River Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, explore the galleries of The Alamo, then see the interesting displays at San Antonio Fire Museum, then get into the urban bustle at Tower of the Americas, and finally shop like a local with The Shops at La Cantera.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Antonio trip itinerary tool .

Mexico City, Mexico to San Antonio is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mexico City in December, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamilton Pool Preserve, Luckenbach Texas General Store, Grape Creek Vineyards
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): trek along Katy Trail and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at First Monday and then take a stroll through NorthPark Center.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Dallas online route maker .

You can fly from San Antonio to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, Dallas is a bit cooler than San Antonio - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

First Monday, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
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Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
First Monday ©
First Monday
NorthPark Center ©
NorthPark Center

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Water Wall, then get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center, then trek along Terry Hershey Park, and finally revel in the low prices at Houston Premium Outlets. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Hermann Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Brazos Bend State Park, and then look for gifts at Nana's Attic.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in December, expect Houston to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to McAllen.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Shopping

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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center and McAllen Public Library. Get outdoors at Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park and Horseback Riding Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from McAllen: Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets (in Mercedes) and Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum (in Harlingen). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Quinta Mazatlan and experience rural life at Klement's Grove.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our McAllen trip builder app .

Explore your travel options from Houston to McAllen with the Route module. When traveling from Houston in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in McAllen, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in McAllen

Shopping Parks Tours

Side Trips

South Padre Island, Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets, Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
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Horseback Riding Tours
Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets ©

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