11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Dallas
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
4
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Dallas

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of Memories as well as Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery) and Magnolia Market Silos (in Waco). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, pause for some serene contemplation at Cistercian Abbey, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dallas World Aquarium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dallas day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Dallas. In November, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Magnolia Market Silos, Cistercian Abbey, Vitruvian Park
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3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and finally admire the striking features of The Driskill.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Austin are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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.
Change things up with a short trip to National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, take in the history at Mission San Jose, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower of the Americas.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip tool .

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

National Museum of the Pacific War
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
National Museum of the Pacific War ©

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.
Space Center Houston has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston and then partake in some friendly competition at Quest Shark Adventures. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall and then get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Houston tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by bus from San Antonio to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November in Houston, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

The Seawall
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

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