25 days in Las Vegas, Texas & New Orleans Itinerary

25 days in Las Vegas, Texas & New Orleans Itinerary

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25 days in Las Vegas, Texas & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Canyon
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
New Orleans
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  5​h 15​min
7
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step off the beaten path and head to The LINQ Promenade and Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. Shop till you drop at The Strip and Tom Devlin's Monster Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Historic Route 66 Museum (in Kingman) and Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection (in Laughlin). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas is minus 18 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Canyon.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tom Devlin's Monster Museum, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Historic Route 66 Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum

1
night
Canyon

Canyon ©
Canyon is a city in, and the county seat of, Randall County, Texas, United States. On the 1st (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Lighthouse Trail, then explore the ancient world of Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Canyon trip builder .

Getting from Las Vegas to Canyon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Canyon. In September, Canyon is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Canyon

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©

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 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some fabulous bargains at San Marcos Premium Outlets, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, and then admire the striking features of The Driskill.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Austin road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Canyon to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canyon in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Austin: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

San Marcos Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
San Marcos Premium Outlets ©
San Marcos Premium Outlets
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©

2
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, then sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards, and finally get engrossed in the history at Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and then don't miss a visit to Main Street.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg online travel route planner .

Drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Austin in October, expect Fredericksburg to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Grape Creek Vineyards ©
Grape Creek Vineyards

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mission San Jose and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Gruene Historic District and Natural Bridge Caverns. Step out of San Antonio to go to New Braunfels and see Barn Pottery, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Gardens, and admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, things will get a bit warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

New Braunfels
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Gruene Historic District ©
Gruene Historic District
Mission Concepcion ©
Mission Concepcion

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and The Myrtles Plantation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Oak Alley Plantation and Lake Lawn Metairie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow), Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Louisiana's Old State Capitol (in Baton Rouge). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, see the interesting displays at Escape My Room New Orleans, and take a stroll through Garden District.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans journey planner.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect much colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, The Myrtles Plantation, Louisiana's Old State Capitol, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
The Myrtles Plantation ©
The Myrtles Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

2
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

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 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Galveston Railroad Museum, then see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then steep yourself in history at Bishop's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Moody Mansion, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary's Cathedral Basilica, then brush up on your military savvy at Galveston Naval Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tree Sculptures.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from New Orleans to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Galveston, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the long history of USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, then take an in-depth tour of Port Aransas Museum & Farleys Historic Boat Shop, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Aransas Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion and then explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Corpus Christi road trip app .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to Corpus Christi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Galveston in October, Corpus Christi is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Port Aransas
Highlights from your plan
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore

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