12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Foot + Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Galveston
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
3
Nacogdoches
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Tyler
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Plano
— 1 night
+2
Tram + Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: New York City

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Alamo and Institute of Texan Cultures. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The San Antonio River Walk and Blue Star Contemporary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District, wander the streets of La Villita Historic Arts Village, and admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio itinerary planner.

New York City to San Antonio is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in San Antonio are a bit warmer (98°F), and nights are about the same (76°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then take an in-depth tour of 1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum, then steep yourself in history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Moody Mansion.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Galveston trip builder site.

Getting from San Antonio to Galveston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from San Antonio in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Galveston: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 80°F at night. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel to Nacogdoches.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 Bishop's Palace
1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum ©

1
night
Nacogdoches

Nacogdoches ©
Not to be confused with Natchitoches, Louisiana.Nacogdoches is a small city situated in East Texas and the county seat of Nacogdoches County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Sterne Hoya House Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Stone Fort Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Millard's Crossing Historic Village, Inc..

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nacogdoches online travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Galveston to Nacogdoches. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nacogdoches when traveling from Galveston in August, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tyler.

Things to do in Nacogdoches

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Millard's Crossing Historic Village, Inc. ©
Millard's Crossing Historic Village, Inc.
Sterne Hoya House Museum ©
Sterne Hoya House Museum
Stone Fort Museum ©
Stone Fort Museum

2
nights
Tyler

Tyler ©
Tyler is a city located in central Smith County, Texas, United States. Appreciate the collections at East Texas Oil Museum and Historic Aviation Memorial Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Downtown Kilgore Texas and Camp Ford. There's more to do: examine the collection at The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tyler travel planning website.

You can drive from Nacogdoches to Tyler in 1.5 hours. In August in Tyler, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Plano.

Things to do in Tyler

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kilgore
Highlights from your plan
The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum ©
The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum
East Texas Oil Museum ©
East Texas Oil Museum
Historic Aviation Memorial Museum ©
Historic Aviation Memorial Museum

1
night
Plano

Plano ©
Plano is a city in the U.S. On the 14th (Fri), explore the engaging exhibits at The Interurban Railway Museum, then see the interesting displays at Cavanaugh Flight Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Historic Downtown Plano.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Plano road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tyler to Plano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. August in Plano sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Plano

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Cavanaugh Flight Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cavanaugh Flight Museum ©
Cavanaugh Flight Museum
Historic Downtown Plano ©
Historic Downtown Plano
The Interurban Railway Museum ©
The Interurban Railway Museum

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