14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h
1
Springfield
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Boulder
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Benicia
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Westminster
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Laughlin
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Dallas

1
night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 18th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, then get lost in a book at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Springfield trip builder.

Dallas to Springfield is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dallas in September, with highs in Springfield at 79°F and lows at 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boulder.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©

2
nights
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get into the urban bustle at Dairy Arts Center and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pearl Street Mall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Boulder trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Springfield to Boulder in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Boulder. In September, daytime highs in Boulder are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Benicia.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Carousel of Happiness
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Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall

2
nights
Benicia

Benicia ©
Benicia is a waterside city in Solano County, California, located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. On the 21st (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Benicia State Recreation Area.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Benicia vacation trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Boulder to Benicia with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Boulder, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Benicia, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Westminster.

Things to do in Benicia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glen Ellen, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Benicia State Recreation Area ©
Benicia State Recreation Area
Benziger Family Winery ©
Benziger Family Winery
Jack London State Historic Park ©
Jack London State Historic Park

2
nights
Westminster

Westminster ©
Westminster is a city in Orange County, California.HistoryWestminster was founded in 1870 by Rev. On the 23rd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Heisler Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manhattan Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Huntington Beach Pier.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Westminster tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Benicia to Westminster. Traveling from Benicia in September, Westminster is a bit warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Laughlin.

Things to do in Westminster

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hermosa Beach Pier, Huntington Beach Pier, Heisler Park, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

3
nights
Laughlin

Laughlin ©
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grapevine Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Laughlin vacation planner.

Drive from Westminster to Laughlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Westminster to Laughlin due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Westminster in September: high temperatures in Laughlin hover around 100°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Laughlin

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Lake Havasu City, Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Helicopter Tours
Grapevine Canyon ©
Grapevine Canyon

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.
Explore Houston's surroundings by going to Kemah (Stingray Reef & Kemah Boardwalk). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo, engage your brain at Houston Museum of Natural Science, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermann Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Laughlin to Houston takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Laughlin to Houston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Laughlin in September, you will find days in Houston are slightly colder (92°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Kemah
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

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