12 days in Texas, Las Vegas & Moab Itinerary

12 days in Texas, Las Vegas & Moab Itinerary

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12 days in Texas, Las Vegas & Moab Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Sydney

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dallas: Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery). There's much more to do: get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dallas trip tool .

Sydney, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Dallas, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 41°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Grapevine, Cistercian Abbey
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio driving holiday planning tool .

You can fly from Dallas to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Nightlife Tours Parks

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip maker .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

3
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch and then take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Down Bike Shop, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Moab day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Moab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Moab to be slightly colder, temps between 39°C and 20°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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