23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dallas
— 2 nights
2
Fort Worth
— 1 night
3
Graham
— 1 night
4
Amarillo
— 2 nights
5
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
6
El Paso
— 2 nights
7
Big Bend National Park
— 3 nights
8
Del Rio
— 1 night
9
San Antonio
— 1 night
10
Austin
— 2 nights
11
Lafayette
— 1 night
12
New Orleans
— 3 nights

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.
On the 23rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, look for gifts at Wild Bill's Western Store, thenappreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and finally wander the streets of Bishop Arts District.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dallas travel planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Dallas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Dallas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Dallas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Bishop Arts District ©
Bishop Arts 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Thistle Hill House Museum, explore the world behind art at Kimbell Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Sundance Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Worth trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dallas to Fort Worth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Fort Worth sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Graham.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum
Thistle Hill House Museum ©
Thistle Hill House Museum

1
night
Graham

Graham ©
Graham is a city in north central Texas. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Fort Belknap, thenget a sense of history and politics at Young County Courthouse, and then admire the majestic nature at Possum Kingdom State Park.

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

Drive from Fort Worth to Graham in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Fort Worth in April since evenings lows in Graham dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Graham

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Fort Belknap, Possum Kingdom State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Belknap ©
Fort Belknap
Possum Kingdom State Park ©
Possum Kingdom State Park
Young County Courthouse ©
Young County Courthouse

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stop by Cavender's Boot City, thenview the masterpieces at American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum, and then wander the streets of U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, delve into the distant past at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lighthouse Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Amarillo trip app.

Traveling by car from Graham to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Graham in April, with highs in Amarillo at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum ©

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 28th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Canyon Trail, thenexplore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Santa Fe online tour planner.

You can drive from Amarillo to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Santa Fe. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Amarillo in April; daily highs in Santa Fe reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to El Paso.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cochiti Pueblo
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Trail
Canyon Trail
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

2
nights
El Paso

El Paso ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the world behind art at El Paso Museum of Art, stroll through San Jacinto Plaza, and then admire all the interesting features of Scenic Drive - Overlook. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces, steep yourself in history at Old Mesilla Village, and then stop by Coas Books.

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Traveling by car from Santa Fe to El Paso takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Fe in April: high temperatures in El Paso hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in El Paso

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Las Cruces
Highlights from your plan
Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces ©
Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces
Old Mesilla Village ©
Old Mesilla Village
El Paso Museum of Art ©
El Paso Museum of Art

3
nights
Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Get outdoors at Chisos Mountains and Lost Mine Trail. Hot Springs Historic District and Terlingua will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Santa Elena Canyon and trek along The Window Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Big Bend National Park trip planner.

You can drive from El Paso to Big Bend National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from El Paso to Big Bend National Park is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from El Paso in May; daily highs in Big Bend National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Del Rio.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon

1
night
Del Rio

Del Rio ©
On the 5th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Whitehead Memorial Museum and then do a tasting at Val Verde Winery.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Del Rio trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Big Bend National Park to Del Rio in 5 hours. May in Del Rio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Del Rio

Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Val Verde Winery ©
Val Verde Winery
Whitehead Memorial Museum ©
Whitehead Memorial Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at La Villita Historic Arts Village, steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, and then browse the different shops at Historic Market Square.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Del Rio to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
La Villita Historic Arts Village ©
La Villita Historic Arts Village
The Guenther House Museum ©
The Guenther House Museum
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, thentake in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and then take a stroll through South Congress Avenue. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Driskill, thenget engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, thenget a taste of the local shopping with The Blanton Museum of Art, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin trip planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Austin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

1
night
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lafayette travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Lafayette takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lafayette are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Visit Garden District and Royal Street for their historical value. Get outdoors at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Chalmette National Historical Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary app.

Getting from Lafayette to New Orleans by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Lafayette in May, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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