11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip builder

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

Route & dates

11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Punta Gorda
Drive:  11​h
1
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Galveston
— 1 night
Drive:  18​h 30​min
End: Punta Gorda

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see a show at Crescent Theater.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mobile trip builder website .

Punta Gorda to Mobile is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Punta Gorda to Mobile. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Magnolia Cemetery ©
Magnolia Cemetery
Crescent Theater ©
Crescent Theater

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read New Orleans road trip site .

Getting from Mobile to New Orleans by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Mobile in September, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 83°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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

Fly from New Orleans to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in September: highs in Dallas hover around 92°F, while lows dip to 73°F. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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.
On the 29th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston and then take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, examine the collection at Lone Star Flight Museum, then steep yourself in history at George Ranch Historical Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Houston online tour planner .

You can fly from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Houston, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

George Ranch Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
George Ranch Historical Park ©
George Ranch Historical Park

1
night
Galveston

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lone Star Flight Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Bryan Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Galveston tour planner.

You can drive from Houston to Galveston in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Galveston are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lone Star Flight Museum ©
Lone Star Flight Museum
The Bryan Museum ©
The Bryan Museum
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

Similar Plans

13 days in New York City, Orlando & Dallas BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Dallas, Austin & Houston BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM DOMINICAN REPUBLIC October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in New Orleans & San Jose BY A USER FROM VIETNAM July, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Jacksonville, Houston & New Orleans BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Houston BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans