11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Evansville
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Evansville
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h
3
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Evansville

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Evansville

Evansville ©
Evansville is a city in and the county seat of Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): trek along Rivertown Trail, then brush up on your military savvy at USS LST Ship Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Dream Car Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Sky Zone Trampoline Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Evansville travel itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Evansville. May in Evansville sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Evansville

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Rivertown Trail
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Dream Car Museum ©
Dream Car Museum
USS LST Ship Memorial ©
USS LST Ship Memorial
Sky Zone Trampoline Park ©
Sky Zone Trampoline Park

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 18th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally don't miss a visit to Canyon Road.

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Traveling by flight from Evansville to Santa Fe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Evansville in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Santa Fe, with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 19th (Tue), take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip builder site .

Traveling by bus from Santa Fe to Albuquerque takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Albuquerque, with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Balloon Rides

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Bright Angel Trail, hike along Rim Trail, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder .

Drive from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in May, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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 23rd (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and then contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at SeaWorld San Antonio, then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio itinerary builder site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio by combination of bus and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, then stop by Waterloo Records, and finally explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and finally snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Austin tour planner .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Austin, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©

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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 27th (Wed): make a trip to Water Wall and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Austin to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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