16 days in New York State & Texas Itinerary

16 days in New York State & Texas Itinerary

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16 days in New York State & Texas Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
South Padre Island
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Austin
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Karachi


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4
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and New York City Hall are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, take in the exciting artwork at Yunhong Chopsticks, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker app .

Karachi, Pakistan to New York City is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 10 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at The Art Center of Corpus Christi and then stroll through Padre Island National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): look for gifts at Gratitude, enjoy the sand and surf at Port Aransas Beach, and then browse the exhibits of USS Lexington Museum on the Bay.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi travel planning tool .

Getting from New York City to Corpus Christi by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Corpus Christi reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Aransas
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

2
nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
On the 9th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, then immerse yourself in nature at Isla Blanca Park, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the South Padre Island trip planner.

You can drive from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of the Pacific War and LBJ Presidential Library. Do your shopping at The San Antonio River Walk and South Congress Avenue. Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: San Antonio (Mission San Jose & San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral), Fredericksburg (Enchanted Rock State Natural Area & Grape Creek Vineyards) and Barn Pottery (in New Braunfels). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and get advice or help at Harry Ransom Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Austin tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Austin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from South Padre Island in January since evenings lows in Austin dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

San Antonio, Fredericksburg, Barn Pottery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

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