13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Dallas
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h 30 min
2
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Dripping Springs
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Dallas

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Head to Sundance Square and The Plaid Peacockfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Atomic Candy (in Denton), Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge (in Sherman) and Fort Worth (Fort Worth Botanic Garden & Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace and appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas online trip planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. In December, daytime highs in Dallas are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fort Worth, The Plaid Peacock, Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Top O'Hill Terrace, Atomic Candy
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 12th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, then stop by Waterloo Records, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Driskill, then snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and then wander the streets of South Congress Avenue.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Austin tour itinerary maker tool .

Take a bus from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Austin sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Dripping Springs.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

2
nights
Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs ©
Dripping Springs is an incorporated town in Hays County, Texas, United States, 21 miles southwest of Austin. You've now added Hamilton Pool Preserve to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Old Blanco County Courthouse, see the interesting displays at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, then do a tasting at Becker Vineyards, and finally look for gifts at Luckenbach Texas General Store.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dripping Springs trip maker .

Explore your travel options from Austin to Dripping Springs with the Route module. December in Dripping Springs sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dripping Springs

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Becker Vineyards (Winery), Old Blanco County Courthouse, Westcave Cellars Winery, LBJ Texas White House, Luckenbach Texas General Store
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Becker Vineyards (Winery) ©
Becker Vineyards (Winery)
LBJ Texas White House ©
LBJ Texas White House
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
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 16th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then take a stroll through Royal Street. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dripping Springs to New Orleans. Traveling from Dripping Springs in December, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (16°C), and nights are a bit warmer (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park, then view the masterpieces at Center for Civil and Human Rights, and finally look for gifts at Krog Street Market.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Atlanta day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Atlanta. Traveling from New Orleans in December, Atlanta is a bit cooler at night with lows of 6°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
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Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights

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