16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
El Paso
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Istanbul

2
nights
Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 15th (Sun), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola and then get your bearings at Historic Downtown Senoia.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip builder site .

Istanbul, Turkey to Atlanta is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Istanbul to Atlanta, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Atlanta, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trip

Senoia Welcome Center
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

3
nights
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Atlanta to New Orleans in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 33°C in New Orleans. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Space Center Houston, pause for some serene contemplation at Lakewood Church, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Houston online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from New Orleans to Houston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you will find days in Houston are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are slightly colder (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Lakewood Church ©
Lakewood Church

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Antonio.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio road trip planner.

Getting from Houston to San Antonio by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. September in San Antonio sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio

2
nights
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 23rd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, then admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, then look for gifts at Waterloo Records, and finally test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin travel planner .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Austin are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, contemplate the long history of Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Dallas, and finally see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas trip maker tool .

Getting from Austin to Dallas by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Top O'Hill Terrace, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

2
nights
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at El Paso Museum of Art, get to know the resident critters at El Paso Zoo, and then admire all the interesting features of Scenic Drive - Overlook. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Evergreen Cemetery East, then admire the majestic nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the El Paso trip itinerary planning website .

Fly from Dallas to El Paso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to El Paso is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in El Paso, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
El Paso Zoo ©
El Paso Zoo
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook
St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral

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