19 days in Continental USA Itinerary

19 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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19 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: New York City
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New York City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
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Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
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Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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Springfield
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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Shamrock
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Amarillo
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Childress
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
14
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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San Antonio
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Corpus Christi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Houston
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h
End: New York City

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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.
To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City route planner .

If you are flying in from Norway, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for Pittsburgh on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip site .

Getting from New York City to Pittsburgh by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Pittsburgh, with lows of 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Museums Outdoors

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): snap pictures at Roebling Suspension Bridge.

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

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Tue) before leaving for Nashville.
Highlights from your plan
Roebling Suspension Bridge ©
Roebling Suspension Bridge

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nashville journey planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Cincinnati to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cincinnati in July; daily highs in Nashville reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Beer Tastings & Tours

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Memphis Riverboats as well as Graceland. On the 10th (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Memphis Riverboats.

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

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Memphis sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Memphis Riverboats ©
Memphis Riverboats

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You've now added The Gateway Arch to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip maker tool .

Getting from Memphis to Saint Louis by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Saint Louis, with lows of 23°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Springfield.
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. Route 66 Car Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): Head underground at Fantastic Caverns and then see the interesting displays at Route 66 Car Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Springfield trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Springfield takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Caverns ©
Fantastic Caverns
Route 66 Car Museum ©
Route 66 Car Museum

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 45th Infantry Division Museum as well as National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at 45th Infantry Division Museum and then explore the world behind art at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Springfield to Oklahoma City in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Oklahoma City can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for Shamrock.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums
Highlights from your plan
45th Infantry Division Museum ©
45th Infantry Division Museum

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Shamrock

Shamrock ©
Shamrock is a city in Wheeler County, Texas, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe, Blarney Stone and Water Tower Plaza. On the 14th (Sun), make a trip to Blarney Stone and then contemplate the long history of Water Tower Plaza.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Shamrock day trip planning website .

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Shamrock in 3 hours. July in Shamrock sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Amarillo.

Things to do in Shamrock

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shamrock Water Tower ©
Shamrock Water Tower
Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe ©
Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe
Blarney Stone ©
Blarney Stone

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cadillac Ranch as well as U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Cadillac Ranch and then take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amarillo trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Shamrock to Amarillo takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Childress.

Things to do in Amarillo

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Ranch ©
Cadillac Ranch

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Childress

Childress
Childress is a city in Childress County, Texas, United States. To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Childress online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Childress takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Dallas.

Things to do in Childress

Parks Wineries

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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 16th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dallas road trip website .

Traveling by car from Childress to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Childress in July, Dallas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Waco.
Highlights from your plan
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum as well as Magnolia Market at the Silos. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, look for gifts at Magnolia Market at the Silos, then see the interesting displays at Dr Pepper Museum, and finally take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Waco vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Dallas to Waco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Waco can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Dr Pepper Museum ©
Dr Pepper Museum
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Waco Suspension Bridge ©
Waco Suspension Bridge

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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 18th (Thu): explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Austin trip planner .

Traveling by car from Waco to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Natural Bridge Caverns as well as The Alamo. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Alamo and then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Antonio tour app .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in San Antonio sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Padre Island National Seashore and Port Aransas Beach. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of USS LEXINGTON, admire the majestic nature at Mustang Island State Park, and take in the views from Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Corpus Christi trip builder app .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Corpus Christi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Corpus Christi sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Houston.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Port Aransas
Highlights from your plan
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Mustang Island State Park ©
Mustang Island State Park

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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.
You've now added Space Center Houston to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Corpus Christi to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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