14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Nashville
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Hot Springs
— Few hours
Fly:  4 h
2
Dallas
— 1 night
Bus:  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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Anthony Chapel.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs day trip planning website.

Nashville to Hot Springs is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. June in Hot Springs sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can 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, then examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Dallas road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Hot Springs to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, and then steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fort Worth travel planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Dallas to Fort Worth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to 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
Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District ©
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.
Start off your visit 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 get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Austin trip planning website.

You can drive from Fort Worth to Austin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Austin sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally browse the exhibits of The Alamo.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio itinerary planner.

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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.
On the 27th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Padre Island National Seashore. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Port Aransas Beach and then kick back and relax at Whitecap Beach.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi travel planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Corpus Christi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Corpus Christi can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Beaches Outdoors Parks

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 steep yourself in history at 1892 Bishop's Palace.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Galveston trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Corpus Christi to Galveston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Corpus Christi in June: highs in Galveston hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Galveston Pocket Park 2 ©
Galveston Pocket Park 2
1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 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.
On the 30th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then get your game on at Escape Hunt.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Houston trip planning tool.

Getting from Galveston to Houston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Houston are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 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 Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at USS Kidd, identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, then take an in-depth tour of LSU Rural Life Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Baton Rouge tour planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Houston to Baton Rouge in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in June, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

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

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll through Royal Street, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, stop by Faulkner House Books, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans online journey planner.

Traveling by bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Baton Rouge in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car 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): enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Orange Beach Waterfront Park and then take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orange Beach trip planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Orange Beach by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in July: highs in Orange Beach hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Gulf Shores
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

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