15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Houston
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Meridian
— Few hours
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Little Rock
— 1 night
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Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Austin
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— Few hours
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Houston
— 1 night

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Houston

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.
On the 4th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden, then tee off at Hermann Park, then examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and finally don't miss a visit to Water Wall.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read our Houston driving holiday site.

Pleasanton to Houston is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Pleasanton to Houston due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Pleasanton in April; daily highs in Houston reach 79°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Golf
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Hermann Park's Japanese Garden ©
Hermann Park's Japanese Garden

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, stop by Faulkner House Books, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in April, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (71°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Meridian.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Meridian

Meridian ©
Meridian is the sixth largest city in the state of Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Dentzel Carousel and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bonita Lakes Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Meridian vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Meridian takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Meridian, with highs around 77°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Meridian

Nature · Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bonita Lakes Park ©
Bonita Lakes Park

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Birmingham travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Meridian to Birmingham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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Memphis

Memphis ©

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally stop by Lansky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then examine the collection at Graceland, and then admire the masterpieces at Withers Collection Museum & Gallery.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Memphis vacation planner.

Drive from Birmingham to Memphis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Memphis

Highlights from your plan
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Graceland
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument, then steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, then get your bearings at William J. Clinton Presidential Library, and finally walk around Riverfront Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Little Rock holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Memphis to Little Rock in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument ©
Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Myriad Botanical Gardens, then stop by Bricktown, and then make a trip to Skydance Bridge. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, then get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then make a trip to Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City online trip builder.

Drive from Little Rock to Oklahoma City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden

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Dallas

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 14th (Wed), examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dallas travel route planner.

Drive from Oklahoma City to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in April: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 77°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Spirit of Dallas ©
The Spirit of Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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Austin

Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You will leave for San Antonio on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Austin

Nightlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

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 16th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose.

To find photos and more tourist information, read San Antonio travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in San Antonio are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermann Park.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Houston online itinerary planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Golf · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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