15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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San Diego
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 1 night
3
Marfa
— 1 day
4
Austin
— 1 day
5
Houston
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Tuscaloosa
— 1 day
8
Nashville
— 2 nights

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 19th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of San Diego Bay Walk, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then get to know the fascinating history of Point Loma.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Diego online sightseeing planner.

Laguna Beach to San Diego is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in San Diego are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Point Loma ©
Point Loma
San Diego Bay Walk ©
San Diego Bay Walk

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 20th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, see the interesting displays at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting, thensee the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and finally examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Phoenix online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Phoenix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Phoenix is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Phoenix are much hotter (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marfa.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting ©
Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting

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Marfa

Marfa ©
Marfa is a city in the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in far West Texas, located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. On the 21st (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden, thenexamine the collection at Marfa and Presidio County Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Fort Davis National Historic Site, and finally look for gifts at Davis Mt. Broom Shop.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Marfa trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Phoenix to Marfa in 9.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Marfa due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in June, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Marfa: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Marfa

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Davis
Highlights from your plan
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Marfa and Presidio County Museum ©
Marfa and Presidio County Museum
Davis Mt. Broom Shop ©
Davis Mt. Broom Shop

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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 22nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Austin online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Marfa to Austin by car takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Marfa in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Austin, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Houston Museum District, get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. On your second day here, catch a live event at Minute Maid Park, examine the collection at Battleship Texas State Historic Site, thencontemplate the long history of San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, and finally admire the sheer force of Water Wall.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Houston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. June in Houston sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

La Porte
Highlights from your plan
Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Battleship Texas State Historic Site ©
Battleship Texas State Historic Site

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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.
Let the collections at The National WWII Museum and Escape My Room New Orleans capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Wallace to see Whitney Plantation about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Houston, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Whitney Plantation, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site

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Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa ©
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). On the 29th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Paul W. Bryant Museum and then catch a live event at Bryant Denny Stadium.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tuscaloosa trip itinerary builder.

Drive from New Orleans to Tuscaloosa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Tuscaloosa: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paul W. Bryant Museum ©
Paul W. Bryant Museum
Bryant Denny Stadium ©
Bryant Denny Stadium

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 30th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Cheekwood, steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, thenexamine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, and finally snap pictures at Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge. On the next day, stop by Downtown Franklin, take in the history at Carter House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Nashville attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Tuscaloosa to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Nashville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Cheekwood ©
Cheekwood
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House

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