23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Sioux City
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Wichita
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Waco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
5
Las Cruces
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Tucson
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Yuma
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Del Mar
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Sioux City

Sioux City ©
Sioux City is a city in Woodbury and Plymouth counties in the northwestern part of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore and take pictures at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, then take an in-depth tour of Sergeant Floyd River Museum and Welcome Center, then pause for some photo ops at Spirit of Siouxland Statue, and finally try your luck at Hard Rock Casino Sioux City. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Sioux City Art Center, then see the interesting displays at Sioux City Public Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Heights.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sioux City driving holiday planning site .

Minneapolis to Sioux City is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. When traveling from Minneapolis in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Sioux City, with highs around 32°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Sioux City

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Sioux City Public Museum ©
Sioux City Public Museum
Sioux City Art Center ©
Sioux City Art Center

2
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): look for gifts at Nifty Nut House, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanica: The Wichita Gardens, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sedgwick County Zoo, and finally examine the collection at Coleman Museum and Factory Outlet. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Strataca, don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Wichita trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sioux City to Wichita takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Sioux City in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Wichita: highs are around 46°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Waco.

Things to do in Wichita

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Strataca
Highlights from your plan
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens ©
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
Nifty Nut House ©
Nifty Nut House

3
nights
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Waco is known for shopping, museums, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for gifts at Magnolia Market at the Silos, take in the architecture and design of Baylor University, stroll through Brazos Park East, and see the interesting displays at Dr Pepper Museum.

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You can fly from Wichita to Waco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Wichita in January, with highs in Waco at 59°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Waco

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Carleen Bright Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: Barn Pottery (in New Braunfels) and Austin (Texas State Capitol, Bullock Texas State History Museum, & more). There's much more to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, browse the exhibits of The Guenther House Museum, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio day trip planning app .

Getting from Waco to San Antonio by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Waco in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Antonio, with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Cruces.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Austin, Barn Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

2
nights
Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. On the 1st (Fri), stroll through Dripping Springs Natural Area, take an in-depth tour of New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, then admire all the interesting features of New Mexico State University, and finally make a trip to Recycled Roadrunner Sculpture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of San Albino, and then steep yourself in history at Old Mesilla Village.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Cruces vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Antonio to Las Cruces in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Las Cruces. Traveling from San Antonio in January, things will get a bit cooler in Las Cruces: highs are around 55°F and lows about 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dripping Springs Natural Area ©
Dripping Springs Natural Area
Old Mesilla Village ©
Old Mesilla Village

3
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Tucson is known for museums, nature, historic sites, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, admire the striking features of Fox Theater, take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon, and examine the collection at Pima Air & Space Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tucson visit planner .

Traveling by car from Las Cruces to Tucson takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Cruces in February, with highs in Tucson at 70°F and lows at 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Yuma.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum

3
nights
Yuma

Yuma ©
Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. On the 6th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Robert G. Fowler Statue, then immerse yourself in nature at Colorado River State Historic Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, and finally get your game on at Lutes Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, then stop by The Peanut Patch, then examine the collection at Castle Dome Mine Museum, and finally relax in the rural setting at Martha's Gardens Medjool Date Farm.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Yuma online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tucson to Yuma in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Tucson in February, expect Yuma to be a bit warmer, temps between 77°F and 52°F. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Del Mar.

Things to do in Yuma

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area ©
Castle Dome Mine Museum ©
Castle Dome Mine Museum

2
nights
Del Mar

Del Mar ©
Del Mar is a beach city in San Diego County, California. Venture out of the city with trips to Eagle and High Peak Mine (in Julian), Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Galleta Meadows (in Borrego Springs). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, do a tasting at BK Cellars Urban Winery & Tasting Lounge, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Del Mar online trip planner .

Getting from Yuma to Del Mar by car takes about 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yuma to Del Mar due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yuma, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Del Mar, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Del Mar

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Encinitas, Escondido, Eagle and High Peak Mine, Galleta Meadows, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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