28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Gothenburg
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Fort Worth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Lockhart
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Big Bend National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Corpus Christi
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
7
New Orleans
— 7 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
8
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Gothenburg

3
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.
Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Rockwall Harbor, then look for gifts at Central Market, and then shop like a local with Deep Ellum (Deep Elm).

For other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas custom trip planner.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Dallas is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Gothenburg to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Gothenburg in July; daily highs in Dallas reach 42°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Shopping Neighborhoods Trails

Side Trip

The Harbor Rockwall
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The Harbor Rockwall ©
The Harbor Rockwall
Katy Trail ©
Katy Trail

2
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sundance Square and Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grapevine Historic Main Street District and Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Log Cabin Village.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fort Worth custom trip planner.

Getting from Dallas to Fort Worth by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Grapevine Historic Main Street District
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Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 12th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin tour planner.

You can drive from Fort Worth to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, flight, and car; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lockhart.

Things to do in Austin

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery

1
night
Lockhart

Lockhart ©
Lockhart is a city in Caldwell County, Texas, United States. On the 13th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Caldwell County Jail Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Lockhart State Park, and then examine the collection at Zedler Mill.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lockhart holiday planner.

Drive from Austin to Lockhart in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Lockhart

Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Zedler Mill
Highlights from your plan
Lockhart State Park ©
Lockhart State Park
Zedler Mill ©
Zedler Mill
Caldwell County Jail Museum ©
Caldwell County Jail Museum

5
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.
Visit Fort Leaton and Terlingua for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Big Bend National Park and Chihuahuan Desert. Explore Big Bend National Park's surroundings by going to Terlingua Trading Company (in Terlingua) and Stillwell Store - Hallie's Hall of Fame Museum (in Alpine). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Emory Peak, hike along Lost Mine Trail, and play a few rounds at Black Jack's Crossing Golf Course.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Big Bend National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lockhart to Big Bend National Park in 8 hours. In July, daytime highs in Big Bend National Park are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Terlingua Trading Company, Stillwell Store - Hallie's Hall of Fame Museum, Fort Leaton
Highlights from your plan
Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail
Emory Peak ©
Emory Peak

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate USS LEXINGTON and Selena Museum. Popular historic sites such as Presidio La Bahia and Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Corpus Christi side-trips: Port Aransas (Port Aransas Beach, Gratitude, & more), Fulton Mansion State Historic Site (in Rockport) and King Ranch Saddle Shop (in Kingsville). Next up on the itinerary: stop by La Palmera and engage your brain at Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Corpus Christi vacation planner.

Drive from Big Bend National Park to Corpus Christi in 9 hours. Traveling from Big Bend National Park in July, you will find days in Corpus Christi are little chillier (39°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Aransas, Goliad, King Ranch Saddle Shop, Fulton Mansion State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Laura Plantation and Mardi Gras World. Appreciate the collections at The National WWII Museum and Jamie Hayes Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Vacherie (St. Joseph Plantation & Oak Alley Plantation), Biloxi (Ship Island & Biloxi Beach) and Global Wildlife Center (in Folsom). Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, browse the eclectic array of goods at French Market, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, and wander the streets of Garden District.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip builder.

Getting from Corpus Christi to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in New Orleans are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Vacherie, Biloxi, Global Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): wander the streets of NorthPark Center, then see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and then contemplate the long history of Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas tour planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Dallas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in July: highs in Dallas hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 30°C. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Old Red Museum ©
Old Red Museum
NorthPark Center ©
NorthPark Center

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