15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Leonard Wood
Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Dallas
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Houston
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h
3
Corpus Christi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Austin
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
9
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Fort Leonard Wood

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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.
For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dallas online visit planner .

Fort Leonard Wood to Dallas is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fort Leonard Wood in April: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 77°F and lows are around 57°F. On the 11th (Thu), you're off toHouston.

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

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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 12th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Houston.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Houston online route planner .

Fly from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in April, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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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.
To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Houston to Corpus Christi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the history at Mission San Jose, then admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio itinerary builder site .

Drive from Corpus Christi to San Antonio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in San Antonio sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites 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

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Austin itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Austin sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 16th (Tue), hike along South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Grandview Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. On the next day, examine the collection at Kolb Studio and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Austin in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 62°F, while nights are colder with lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
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 18th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, San Francisco is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in New York City at 61°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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