27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Wellington
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  25​h
1
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Wellington


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1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace.

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Wellington, New Zealand to Dallas is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Wellington to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Wellington in February, with highs in Dallas at 19°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Top O'Hill Terrace, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 7th (Fri), examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville visit planner .

Fly from Dallas to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in February, expect Nashville to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Graceland, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Memphis holiday builder .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in February, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): walk around Smither Park, examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then admire the natural beauty at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Houston journey planning tool .

Getting from New Orleans to Houston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in February, expect nights in Houston to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Smither Park ©
Smither Park

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, stop by Waterloo Records, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Austin tour itinerary maker site .

Drive from Houston to Austin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Houston in February, plan for little chillier nights in Austin, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
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.
On the 20th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards and then don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Main Street, explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, then take in the exciting artwork at Agave Gallery Fine Art, and finally experience rural life at Wildseed Farms.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip planner.

Drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Fredericksburg when traveling from Austin in February, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Wildseed Farms ©
Wildseed Farms
Main Street ©
Main Street

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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along The San Antonio River Walk, enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Antonio route planning app .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Antonio when traveling from Fredericksburg in February, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder site .

You can fly from San Antonio to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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