15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Houston
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
San Marcos
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Lockhart
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
4
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Lubbock
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Borger
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Boise City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Lamar
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
11
La Junta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Pueblo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
14
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

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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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Houston online trip itinerary planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Houston is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Houston, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in August; daily highs in Houston reach 41°C and lows reach 29°C. You'll set off for San Marcos on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Outdoors

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San Marcos

San Marcos ©
San Marcos is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get some fabulous bargains at San Marcos Premium Outlets, view the masterpieces at Barn Pottery, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Gruene Historic District, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Comal River.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read San Marcos driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Houston to San Marcos in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in San Marcos are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Lockhart.

Things to do in San Marcos

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

New Braunfels
Highlights from your plan
San Marcos Premium Outlets ©
San Marcos Premium Outlets
Gruene Historic District ©
Gruene Historic District
Barn Pottery ©
Barn Pottery

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Lockhart

Lockhart ©
Lockhart is a city in Caldwell County, Texas, United States. To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lockhart online travel planner .

Lockhart is just a short distance from San Marcos. In August, daily temperatures in Lockhart can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Austin.
Highlights from your plan
Caldwell County Courthouse ©
Caldwell County Courthouse

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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 22nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and finally shop like a local with South Congress Avenue.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Austin road trip planning site .

You can drive from Lockhart to Austin in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Austin are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at 12th Armored Museum, steep yourself in history at Fort Phantom Hill, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Abilene Zoo, and finally examine the collection at Frontier Texas!.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Abilene day trip tool .

Getting from Austin to Abilene by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. In August in Abilene, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Lubbock.

Things to do in Abilene

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Abilene Zoo ©
Abilene Zoo
Frontier Texas! ©
Frontier Texas!
12th Armored Museum ©
12th Armored Museum

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Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Buddy Holly Center, examine the collection at Silent Wings Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Prairie Dog Town, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Ranching Heritage Center.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Lubbock online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Abilene to Lubbock takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Abilene in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Lubbock, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Ranching Heritage Center ©
National Ranching Heritage Center
Silent Wings Museum ©
Silent Wings Museum
The Buddy Holly Center ©
The Buddy Holly Center

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 25th (Sun), make a trip to Cadillac Ranch, then explore and take pictures at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, then admire the masterpieces at Amarillo Museum of Art, and finally examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amarillo road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lubbock to Amarillo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Borger.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Amarillo Museum of Art ©
Amarillo Museum of Art
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West

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Borger

Borger ©
Borger is the largest city in Hutchinson County, Texas, United States. On the 26th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake Meredith National Recreation Area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Borger online route planner .

You can drive from Amarillo to Borger in an hour. In August in Borger, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Boise City.

Things to do in Borger

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area ©

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Boise City

Boise City ©
Boise City is a city in and the county seat of Cimarron County, Oklahoma, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Autograph Rock, get engrossed in the history at Cimarron Heritage Center, and then pause for some photo ops at Boise City Bomb Memorial.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Boise City trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Borger to Boise City in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Borger in August: high temperatures in Boise City hover around 36°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lamar.

Things to do in Boise City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cimarron Heritage Center ©
Cimarron Heritage Center

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Lamar

Lamar
Lamar is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Prowers County, Colorado, United States. To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lamar online route planner .

You can drive from Boise City to Lamar in 2 hours. August in Lamar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 18°C at night. You'll set off for La Junta on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Lamar

Museums

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night
La Junta

La Junta ©
La Junta is the city that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Otero County, Colorado, United States. On the 28th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, take in breathtaking views at Vogel Canyon, then examine the collection at Koshare Indian Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Otero Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for La Junta using our trip planner.

Getting from Lamar to La Junta by car takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in La Junta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pueblo.

Things to do in La Junta

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Koshare Indian Museum ©
Koshare Indian Museum
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site ©
Otero Museum ©
Otero Museum

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Pueblo

Pueblo ©
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. On the 29th (Thu), look for gifts at El Pueblo History Museum, see the interesting displays at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, then steep yourself in history at Rosemount Museum, and finally stroll through Pueblo Zoo.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pueblo trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from La Junta to Pueblo takes 1.5 hours. August in Pueblo sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Pueblo

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum
Rosemount Museum ©
Rosemount Museum
El Pueblo History Museum ©
El Pueblo History Museum

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, get engrossed in the history at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City Historic District.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Pueblo to Colorado Springs in an hour. Traveling from Pueblo in August, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Union Station and Molly Brown House Museum will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Pearl Street Mall and 16th Street Mall. Go for a jaunt from Denver to Golden to see Jeffco Open Space Parks about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens, admire all the interesting features of Dinosaur Ridge, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip site .

Take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Denver are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Golden, Dinosaur Ridge, Pearl Street Mall
Highlights from your plan
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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