11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Houston
— 1 night
Bus:  3​h 15​min
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Grand Prairie
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

1
night
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 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Space Center Houston and then admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park. On the next day, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Art Car Museum, then meet the residents at Houston Zoo, and finally stroll through Smither Park.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Houston trip itinerary maker site .

Honolulu to Houston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Honolulu to Houston, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in December, things will get slightly colder in Houston: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Room Escape Games

3
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.
Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Antonio. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and take a stroll around Tower of the Americas.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Antonio day trip planning app .

You can drive from Houston to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in San Antonio are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Austin.

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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
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 30th (Sun): get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Austin.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Austin online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Waco.

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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

1
night
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cameron Park Zoo, then get lost in a book at Armstrong Browning Library, then stop by Magnolia Market at the Silos, and finally take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Waco trip tool .

You can drive from Austin to Waco in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Austin in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Waco, with lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Prairie.

Things to do in Waco

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos

1
night
Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie ©
Grand Prairie is a city in Dallas County, Tarrant County, and Ellis County, Texas, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore and take pictures at AT&T Stadium, contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, and then stroll through Lynn Creek Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Prairie online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Waco to Grand Prairie takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Grand Prairie can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Grand Prairie

Parks Historic Sites

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Arlington
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
AT&T Stadium ©
AT&T Stadium

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dallas itinerary planner.

Dallas is just a stone's throw from Grand Prairie. In January, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums
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