14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Houston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Cambria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Houston

Bayou City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, then admire the masterpieces at Cy Twombly Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Art Car Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Houston tour itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Houston is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Houston is minus 9 hours. In September, Houston is slightly colder than Riyadh - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

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Dallas

Big D

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 30th (Mon), examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, then examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art and then admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dallas trip builder website.

Getting from Houston to Dallas by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums

Side Trip

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade and then examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. Keep things going the next day: enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally examine the collection at Shelby American Inc.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dallas to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 4th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature

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Cambria

Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). On the 5th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle and then stroll through Moonstone Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cambria driving holiday tool.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Cambria by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Cambria, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Carmel

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 7th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Carmel online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cambria to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Cambria in October, expect nights in Carmel to be a bit warmer, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 8th (Tue), steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marshall’s Beach. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip planner.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.