16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Nashville
Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
2
Dallas
— 2 nights
Bus:  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

1
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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.
You've now added Buckstaff Bathhouse to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hot Springs trip planner.

Nashville to Hot Springs is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In June, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): appreciate the history behind 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 get to know the fascinating history of Grapevine Historic Main Street District.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dallas trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Hot Springs to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dallas are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grapevine Historic Main Street District
Highlights from your plan
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Grapevine Historic Main Street District ©
Grapevine Historic Main Street District

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, take a stroll through Sundance Square, and then admire the local landmark of Fort Worth Water Gardens.

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Getting from Dallas to Fort Worth by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. June in Fort Worth sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Waco.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cameron Park Zoo, then examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Fort Worth to Waco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Waco are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
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, take in the exciting artwork at Wild About Music, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and finally wander the streets of 6th Street. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, then make a trip to South Congress Avenue, and finally take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Austin trip planner.

Drive from Waco to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Austin, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New Braunfels.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Shopping Parks
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a splash at Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels and then contemplate the waterfront views at Comal River.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Braunfels online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Austin to New Braunfels in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in New Braunfels are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Braunfels

Theme Parks Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels ©
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.
On the 29th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Little Church of La Villita, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Antonio online attractions planner.

Drive from New Braunfels to San Antonio in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
La Villita Historic Arts Village ©
La Villita Historic Arts Village

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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, engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Saint Arnold Brewing Company.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Houston travel route builder tool.

You can take a bus from San Antonio to Houston in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, then examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and finally take a stroll through The Strand.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Galveston route planner.

Getting from Houston to Galveston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Houston in July: highs in Galveston hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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, browse the exhibits of Louisiana's Old State Capitol, learn about all things military at USS Kidd, then identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, and finally try to win big at L'Auberge Casino & Hotel.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Baton Rouge driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Galveston to Baton Rouge in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Baton Rouge when traveling from Galveston in July, with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to 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's Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger's Habitat

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night
Gulfport

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

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gulfport itinerary maker site.

Getting from Baton Rouge to Gulfport by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Gulfport, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Gulfport

Beaches Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. On the 4th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Gulf State Park, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Wharf Ferris Wheel. On your second day here, cast your line with a fishing tour and then take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gulf Shores trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Gulfport to Gulf Shores takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Gulf Shores are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 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
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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