16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Fort Worth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
New Braunfels
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Galveston
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Gulfport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: Nashville

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night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Buckstaff Bathhouse. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs journey maker site .

Nashville to Hot Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Spas Parks
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)
Buckstaff Bathhouse ©
Buckstaff Bathhouse

2
nights
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 23rd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grapevine Historic Main Street District.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dallas route builder site .

You can fly from Hot Springs to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grapevine Historic Main Street District
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, take a stroll through Sundance Square, and then ponder the design of Fort Worth Water Gardens.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fort Worth travel route builder app .

Getting from Dallas to Fort Worth by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Waco.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square
Fort Worth Water Gardens ©
Fort Worth Water Gardens

1
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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Waco Mammoth National Monument, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cameron Park Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Waco trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Fort Worth to Waco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Waco can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 26th (Wed), ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, view the masterpieces at Wild About Music, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at 6th Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then take a stroll through South Congress Avenue, and finally take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

Before you visit Austin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Waco to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New Braunfels.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

1
night
New Braunfels

New Braunfels ©
Built upon the back of an older cotton-producing town called Gruene, New Braunfels pays tribute to its heritage by maintaining part of the historical town--its post office, general store, and dance hall among other buildings--inside the city limits.
You've now added Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a splash at Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels and then explore the activities along Comal River.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Braunfels visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Austin to New Braunfels takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June in New Braunfels, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Braunfels

Theme Parks Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels ©
Comal River ©
Comal River

1
night
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 29th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Little Church of La Villita, contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

Start your trip to San Antonio by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from New Braunfels to San Antonio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in San Antonio are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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.
On the 30th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, then engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Saint Arnold Brewing Company.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Houston online day trip planner .

You can take a bus from San Antonio to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Childrens Museums Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Saint Arnold Brewing Company ©
Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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night
Galveston

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, then examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and finally take a stroll through The Strand.

Start your trip to Galveston by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Houston to Galveston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Houston in July, expect nights in Galveston to be about the same, around 80°F, while days are little chillier, around 90°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Strand ©
The Strand
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion

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night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 2nd (Tue), steep yourself in history at St. Joseph Cathedral, examine the collection at Louisiana's Old State Capitol, then examine the collection at USS Kidd, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger Habitat, and finally try your luck at L'Auberge Casino & Hotel.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge travel planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Galveston to Baton Rouge in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Baton Rouge when traveling from Galveston in July, with lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Gulfport.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Museums Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Louisiana's Old State Capitol ©
Louisiana's Old State Capitol
USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd
Mike the Tiger Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger Habitat

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night
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. On the 3rd (Wed), have fun and explore at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, then contemplate the long history of Beauvoir, and finally stroll through Biloxi Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gulfport tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Baton Rouge to Gulfport in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Gulfport

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Biloxi
Highlights from your plan
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Biloxi Beach ©
Biloxi Beach

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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. On the 4th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then make a trip to Wharf Ferris Wheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gulf Shores trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Gulfport to Gulf Shores in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Orange Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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