12 days in New York City, Dallas & Houston Itinerary

12 days in New York City, Dallas & Houston Itinerary

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12 days in New York City, Dallas & Houston Itinerary

Start: Erbil
Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Erbil

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You've now added Central Park to your itinerary. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary planner .

Erbil, Iraq to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Erbil to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Erbil in December, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (10°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Bishop Arts District. Explore hidden gems such as Sugar Tree Golf Course and The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Dallas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from New York City, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Dallas, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Sugar Tree Golf Course, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
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3
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.
Washington-on-the-Brazos and Glenwood Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and Brazos Bend State Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Houston: Houston Premium Outlets (in Cypress), Star of the Republic Museum (in Washington) and Old Town Spring (in Spring). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Swaminarayan Mandir.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Houston trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Houston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Washington, Brazos Bend State Park, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Old Town Spring, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
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Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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day
New York City

New York City
To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Houston to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Houston to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Houston in December, with highs in New York City at 10°C and lows at 2°C. On the 20th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours

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