31 days in Houston, Denver & Albuquerque Itinerary

31 days in Houston, Denver & Albuquerque Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

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Houston
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Denver
— 15 nights
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Albuquerque
— 7 nights
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Houston
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Houston

— 5 nights

Bayou City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Houston: Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah), League City (Helen's Garden & Nana's Attic) and Galveston (1892 Bishop's Palace, The Seawall, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Museum Houston, get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston trip planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, William P Hobby Airport and Scholes International At Galveston Airport. In August, daytime highs in Houston are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Denver.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Denver

— 15 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Shadow Mountain Gallery (in Evergreen), Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade) and Colorado Springs (Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, &more). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Denver travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Denver takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in August: high temperatures in Denver hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Albuquerque

— 7 nights

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Get out of town with these interesting Albuquerque side-trips: Santa Fe (Doodlet's, Santa Fe Plaza, &more) and Cochiti Pueblo (Canyon Trail & Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town, get curious at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, and learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Albuquerque takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Albuquerque, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Houston.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Houston

— 2 nights

Bayou City

Take a break from Houston with a short trip to Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier in Galveston, about 1 hour away. See some other sides of Houston: stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, observe the fascinating underwater world at Downtown Aquarium, and admire the masterpieces at The Menil Collection.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Houston road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque to Houston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in August; daily highs in Houston reach 41°C and lows reach 29°C.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

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