25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Cruces
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Carlsbad
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Savannah
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Charleston
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

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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 3rd (Tue), contemplate the long history of El Rancho de las Golondrinas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, and then shop like a local with Mama's Minerals.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary site .

Colorado Springs to Santa Fe is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In September in Santa Fe, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
El Rancho de las Golondrinas ©
El Rancho de las Golondrinas
The Harrell House Bug Museum ©
The Harrell House Bug Museum

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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 4th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Old Mesilla Village.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Cruces travel planner .

You can drive from Santa Fe to Las Cruces in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, Las Cruces is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Mesilla Village ©
Old Mesilla Village

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Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Carlsbad trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Las Cruces to Carlsbad. In September, daily temperatures in Carlsbad can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Highlights from your plan
Giant Dome ©
Giant Dome
Slaughter Canyon Cave ©
Slaughter Canyon Cave

1
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Abilene

Abilene
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Abilene day trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Carlsbad to Abilene. The time zone difference when traveling from Carlsbad to Abilene is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Abilene are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church, and then tee off at Palmer Course at La Cantera.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the San Antonio attractions tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Abilene to San Antonio. Traveling from Abilene in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Antonio, with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palmer Course at La Cantera ©
Palmer Course at La Cantera
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, examine the collection at Houston Museum District, and then browse the exhibits of Cockrell Butterfly Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Houston road trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from San Antonio to Houston in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Houston are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Immaculate Conception Church and Whitney Plantation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Lake Lawn Metairie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Global Wildlife Center (in Folsom) and Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Houston in September: highs in New Orleans hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Evergreen Plantation, Whitney Plantation, Global Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
Kayaking & Canoeing
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, learn about all things military at The Fort of Colonial Mobile, then examine the collection at Conde-Charlotte Museum, then take an in-depth tour of History Museum of Mobile, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Keep things going the next day: see a show at Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center and then deepen your understanding at Magnolia Cemetery.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mobile trip maker site .

You can drive from New Orleans to Mobile in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mobile, with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Cemetery ©
Magnolia Cemetery
The Fort of Colonial Mobile ©
The Fort of Colonial Mobile

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Panama City Beach

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 14th (Sat), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. On the next day, kick back and relax at Carillon Beach, then make a trip to Abc Fine Wine And Spirits, then learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mobile to Panama City Beach by car takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Carillon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Swim with Dolphins
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

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nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Augustine Wild Reserve and Vilano Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mission of Nombre de Dios and Memorial Presbyterian Church. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, steep yourself in history at Villa Zorayda Museum, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and learn about winemaking at Vino Del Grotto Winery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine holiday planner.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to St. Augustine in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In September, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
Mission of Nombre de Dios ©
Mission of Nombre de Dios

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Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
We've included these beaches for you: Folly Field Beach Park and North Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Georgia Sea Turtle Center and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to Hilton Head (Fishing Charters & Tours, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, & more), The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton) and St. Helena's Anglican Church (in Beaufort). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Old Sheldon Church Ruins, admire all the interesting features of Wormsloe Historic Site, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Savannah trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Savannah takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Savannah, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island, Georgia Sea Turtle Center, The Church of the Cross, Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge ©
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 26th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Isle of Palms Beach, then steep yourself in history at St. Michael's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and finally enjoy the sea views from Sullivan's Island Lighthouse.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Charleston are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Isle of Palms Beach, Sullivan's Island Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Sullivan's Island Lighthouse ©
Sullivan's Island Lighthouse

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a city in Florence County, South Carolina, United States, and it is probably best known for the intersection of I-95 and I-20, and the eastern terminus of I-20. On the 27th (Fri), browse the fresh offerings at Pee Dee State Farmers Market.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Florence sightseeing planner .

Explore your travel options from Charleston to Florence with the Route module. September in Florence sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 67°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pee Dee State Farmers Market ©
Pee Dee State Farmers Market

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