21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Amarillo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Lafayette
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  3​h
4
Houston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Shiner
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Marfa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
El Paso
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 11th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, make a trip to Huge Pair of Legs, then take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, and finally make a trip to Second Amendment Cowboy. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ, examine the collection at Armstrong County Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Lighthouse Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Amarillo trip planning site .

Seattle to Amarillo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle to Amarillo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in November, you will find days in Amarillo are somewhat warmer (62°F), and nights are slightly colder (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canyon, The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Armstrong County Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ ©
The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bishop Arts District and Kimbell Art Museum. Grapevine Historic Main Street District and Old Red Museum will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Fort Worth (Sundance Square & Thistle Hill House Museum). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, see Lifestylez Nails Spa, and browse the exhibits of Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dallas vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Amarillo to Dallas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 49°F in Dallas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Grapevine, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum

3
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vermilionville and Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of St John the Evangelist and Shadows on the Teche. Explore Lafayette's surroundings by going to Rip Van Winkle Gardens (in New Iberia) and The Myrtles Plantation (in Saint Francisville). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Acadian Village and pause for some photo ops at Urns of Justice.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Lafayette trip maker site .

Getting from Dallas to Lafayette by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

New Iberia, Saint Francisville
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
The Myrtles Plantation ©
The Myrtles Plantation

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Bishop's Palace and Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Moody Mansion and Hermann Park. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Funeral History, get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center, admire the sheer force of Water Wall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Teo-Chew Temple.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Houston trip planning app .

Getting from Lafayette to Houston by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. November in Houston sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Shiner.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Galveston
Highlights from your plan
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

1
night
Shiner

Shiner ©
Shiner is a city in Lavaca County, Texas, United States. On the 22nd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Edwin Wolters Memorial Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Spoetzl Brewery.

Plan trip to Shiner with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Houston to Shiner in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Shiner can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Shiner

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Spoetzl Brewery ©
Spoetzl Brewery
Edwin Wolters Memorial Museum ©
Edwin Wolters Memorial Museum

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of The Driskill, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then wander the streets of SoCo District.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Shiner to Austin in 2 hours. In November in Austin, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery

3
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.
The Alamo and The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at The San Antonio River Walk and Palmer Course at La Cantera. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mission Trail, and take in the history at Mission Concepcion.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Antonio route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in San Antonio are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Marfa.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden
Highlights from your plan
Mission Trail ©
Mission Trail
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

1
night
Marfa

Marfa ©
Marfa is a city in the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in far West Texas, located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Chinati Hot Springs and then explore the world behind art at Ballroom Marfa.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Marfa attractions planner .

You can drive from San Antonio to Marfa in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in November: highs in Marfa hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Marfa

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chinati Hot Springs ©
Chinati Hot Springs
Ballroom Marfa ©
Ballroom Marfa

2
nights
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, then contemplate the long history of Old Mesilla Village, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of San Albino. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Scenic Drive - Overlook, walk around San Jacinto Plaza, then explore the striking landscape at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Evergreen Cemetery East.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the El Paso road trip planning site .

Drive from Marfa to El Paso in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Marfa in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in El Paso, with lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Las Cruces
Highlights from your plan
Old Mesilla Village ©
Old Mesilla Village
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park

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