12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Brownsville
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Nacogdoches
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Salado
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Burnet
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Johnson City
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Wimberley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Concan
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Pecos
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
End: New York City

1
night
Brownsville

Brownsville ©
Brownsville is the county seat of Cameron County, Texas. To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brownsville road trip planning website .

New York City to Brownsville is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, Brownsville is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 88°F and lows of 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nacogdoches.

Things to do in Brownsville

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

South Padre Island, Port Isabel Lighthouse
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Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
Port Isabel Lighthouse ©
Port Isabel Lighthouse

1
day
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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll through Ellen Trout Zoo, steep yourself in history at Millard's Crossing Historic Village, Inc., and then admire the natural beauty at Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nacogdoches route planning website .

You can drive from Brownsville to Nacogdoches in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brownsville in May: high temperatures in Nacogdoches hover around 81°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Salado.

Things to do in Nacogdoches

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ellen Trout Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden ©
Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden
Ellen Trout Zoo ©
Ellen Trout Zoo

1
night
Salado

Salado ©
Salado is a village in Bell County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Czech Heritage Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at Bell County Museum, and finally do a tasting at Chupacabra Craft Beer & Salado Lone Star Winery.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Salado day trip planning app .

You can drive from Nacogdoches to Salado in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Salado can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Burnet.

Things to do in Salado

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Temple, Bell County Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bell County Museum ©
Bell County Museum
Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum ©
Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum

2
nights
Burnet

Burnet ©
Burnet is a city in and the county seat of Burnet County, Texas, United States. On the 29th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari, then view the masterpieces at Marta Stafford Fine Art, and then explore the activities along Lake Marble Falls. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Inks Lake State Park and then explore and take pictures at Sweet Berry Farm.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Burnet online trip builder .

Getting from Salado to Burnet by car takes about an hour. In May in Burnet, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Johnson City.

Things to do in Burnet

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Marble Falls, Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari
Highlights from your plan
Inks Lake State Park ©
Inks Lake State Park
Lake Marble Falls ©
Lake Marble Falls
Marta Stafford Fine Art ©
Marta Stafford Fine Art

1
night
Johnson City

Johnson City ©
Johnson City is a city in Blanco County, Texas, United States. On the 30th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Exotic Resort Zoo.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Johnson City travel website .

You can drive from Burnet to Johnson City in an hour. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Johnson City are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Wimberley.

Things to do in Johnson City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Blanco State Park, William Chris Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
LBJ Texas White House ©
LBJ Texas White House
Blanco State Park ©
Blanco State Park
Texcetera ©
Texcetera

1
night
Wimberley

Wimberley ©
Wimberley is a city in Hays County, Texas, United States. On the 1st (Sat), hike along Jacob's Well Natural Area, then do a tasting at Duchman Family Winery, then see the interesting displays at Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, and finally don't miss a visit to Devil's Backbone Overlook.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Wimberley day trip website .

You can drive from Johnson City to Wimberley in an hour. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Concan.

Things to do in Wimberley

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, Duchman Family Winery
Highlights from your plan
Jacob's Well Natural Area ©
Jacob's Well Natural Area
Devil's Backbone Overlook ©
Devil's Backbone Overlook

2
nights
Concan

Concan ©
Concan is a small unincorporated community in Uvalde County in the southwestern portion of the Hill Country of Texas. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Lost Maples State Natural Area, then make a trip to Utopia Texas, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Frio Cave. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Hill Country State Natural Area, then get engrossed in the history at Frontier Times Museum, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Concan trip planner .

Drive from Wimberley to Concan in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Concan can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pecos.

Things to do in Concan

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bandera, Lost Maples State Natural Area, Utopia Texas
Highlights from your plan
Lost Maples State Natural Area ©
Lost Maples State Natural Area
Hill Country State Natural Area ©
Hill Country State Natural Area
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Pecos

Pecos ©
Pecos is the largest city in and the county seat of Reeves County, Texas, United States. On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at West of The Pecos Museum, don't miss a visit to Million Barrel Museum - Giant Oil Tank, and then admire the majestic nature at Monahans Sandhills State Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pecos journey maker tool .

You can drive from Concan to Pecos in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Concan in June, you will find days in Pecos are somewhat warmer (98°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Pecos

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Monahans
Highlights from your plan
West of The Pecos Museum ©
West of The Pecos Museum
Monahans Sandhills State Park ©
Monahans Sandhills State Park

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