13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Monterrey
Drive:  10​h
1
Houston
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Paris
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Odessa
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
5
Marfa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
San Antonio
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
South Padre Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Monterrey

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.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Houston planning tool .

Monterrey, Mexico to Houston is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Houston

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

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Paris

Paris
Paris, Texas is a city and county seat of Lamar County, Texas, United States. For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Drive from Houston to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Houston in September since evenings lows in Paris dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Museums Nature

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.
To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip maker website .

Getting from Paris to Dallas by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Paris in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Dallas. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Odessa.

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

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hours
Odessa

Odessa
Odessa is a city in and the county seat of Ector County, Texas, United States. For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Odessa route maker .

Explore your travel options from Dallas to Odessa with the Route module. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in September, with highs in Odessa at 36°C and lows at 22°C. You will leave for Marfa on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Odessa

Nightlife Fun & Games Museums

2
nights
Marfa

Marfa ©
Marfa is a city in the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in far West Texas, located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Judd Foundation, look and learn at McDonald Observatory, and then cruise along Davis Mountain Scenic Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden and then enjoy the sea views from Fort Davis National Historic Site.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Marfa online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Odessa to Marfa takes 3 hours. Traveling from Odessa in September, things will get slightly colder in Marfa: highs are around 32°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Marfa

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort Davis
Highlights from your plan
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Judd Foundation ©
Judd Foundation

1
night
Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Austin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marfa to Austin takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Marfa in September, expect Austin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery

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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.
On the 18th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

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You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in San Antonio are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Isla Blanca Park and Boca Chica State Park. Visit Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park and Laguna Madre Nature Trail for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from South Padre Island to Brownsville to see Children’s Museum of Brownsville about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the South Padre Island journey maker .

You can drive from San Antonio to South Padre Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Antonio in September, you will find days in South Padre Island are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Brownsville, South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
Spas