14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Hot Springs
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
2
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Fort Worth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
7
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Houston
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
10
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Nashville

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs travel route planner.

Nashville to Hot Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In June, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dallas tour planner .

Getting from Hot Springs to Dallas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, and then contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Worth trip planner .

Drive from Dallas to Fort Worth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Fort Worth are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 25th (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip itinerary site .

Getting from Fort Worth to Austin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally contemplate the long history of The Alamo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Port Aransas Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Whitecap Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi online driving holiday planner .

Getting from San Antonio to Corpus Christi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Aransas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

1
night
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Galveston Pocket Park 2, then stroll through El Jardin Del Mar, and then contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Galveston day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Corpus Christi to Galveston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Corpus Christi in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Galveston: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then get your game on at Escape Hunt.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Houston trip builder app .

Getting from Galveston to Houston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

1
night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at USS Kidd, identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger Habitat, then get engrossed in the history at LSU Rural Life Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Baton Rouge trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Houston to Baton Rouge takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Baton Rouge are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mike the Tiger Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger Habitat
USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd
LSU Rural Life Museum ©
LSU Rural Life Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, shop like a local with Royal Street, and then don't miss a visit to French Quarter. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, stop by Faulkner House Books, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Baton Rouge to New Orleans takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baton Rouge in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 80°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Orange Beach Waterfront Park and then take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from New Orleans to Orange Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Orange Beach, with highs around 88°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Gulf Shores
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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