12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 1 day
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Austin
— 1 night

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, then get interesting insight from Kayak-iti-Yat Original Kayaking Tours of New Orleans, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Louisville to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Louisville in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

3
nights
Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Galveston Water Adventures and Houston Zoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Galveston (Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum & Moody Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, look for all kinds of wild species at Cockrell Butterfly Center, gain insight at Rice University Campus, and admire the natural beauty at McGovern Centennial Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you will find days in Houston are somewhat warmer (92°F), and nights are little chillier (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
Galveston Water Adventures ©
Galveston Water Adventures
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then meet the residents at San Antonio Zoo, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

Plan a San Antonio trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Houston to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In June in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

1
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Austin

Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin visit planning site.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. On the 16th (Wed), you're off to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Nightlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

1
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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Over Texas.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dallas holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Austin to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in June, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Over Texas ©
Six Flags Over Texas

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

On the 17th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then identify plant and animal life at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. On your second day here, stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and then examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Austin trip planner.

You can drive from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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