32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Houston
— 2 nights
2
San Antonio
— 4 nights
3
Austin
— 4 nights
4
Lake Charles
— 1 night
5
Lafayette
— 1 night
6
New Orleans
— 4 nights
7
Natchez
— 2 nights
8
Greenwood
— 1 night
9
Memphis
— 3 nights
10
Little Rock
— 1 night
11
Hot Springs
— 1 night
12
Murfreesboro
— 1 night
13
Dallas
— 1 night
14
Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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.
You've added Downtown Tunnels, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, Battleship Texas State Historic Site, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Downtown Tunnels and then engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, thensee the interesting displays at Battleship Texas State Historic Site, and then get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Houston (Memorial).

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Houston online travel planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, William P Hobby Airport and Scholes International At Galveston Airport. December in Houston sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

La Porte
Highlights from your plan
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Battleship Texas State Historic Site ©
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site ©

4
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Mission San Juan, Mission Espada, The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Escape the Room and Landa Park. When in San Antonio, make a side trip to see Lost Maples State Natural Area in Vanderpool, approximately Vanderpool away. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of King William Historic District and take an in-depth tour of Institute of Texan Cultures.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read San Antonio trip maker tool.

You can drive from Houston to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in San Antonio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll set off for Austin on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

New Braunfels, Lost Maples State Natural Area, Bandera Historical Ride - eClue
Highlights from your plan
Mission Espada ©
Mission Espada
Lost Maples State Natural Area ©
Lost Maples State Natural Area
Landa Park ©
Landa Park

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Step off the beaten path and head to Thinkery and Pedernales Falls State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Johnson City (Texcetera & TASTE Wine Art), Burnet (Longhorn Cavern State Park & Inks Lake State Park) and Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site (in Fredericksburg). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, putt your heart out at Peter Pan Mini Golf, and admire the majestic nature at Chisholm Trail Crossing Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin travel site.

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Austin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Lake Charles.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Johnson City, Burnet, Chisholm Trail Crossing Park, Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Longhorn Cavern State Park ©
Longhorn Cavern State Park
Inks Lake State Park ©
Inks Lake State Park
Thinkery ©
Thinkery

1
night
Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. Discover how to plan a Lake Charles trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Lake Charles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Lake Charles, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lafayette.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
night
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. You've added TABASCO Brand Factory Tour & Museum, Conrad Rice Museum, International Petroleum Museum & Exposition, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 29th (Sun), catch all the local highlights with Atchafalaya Basin Airboat Swamp Tours, examine the collection at International Petroleum Museum & Exposition, see the interesting displays at Conrad Rice Museum, get behind the scenes at TABASCO Brand Factory Tour & Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Martin de Tours, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site.

Planning Lafayette trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Lake Charles to Lafayette by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Saint Martinville, St. Landry Catholic Church, International Petroleum Museum & Exposition, Conrad Rice Museum, The Best Stop Supermarket
Highlights from your plan
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center ©
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center
Atchafalaya Basin Airboat Swamp Tours ©
Atchafalaya Basin Airboat Swamp Tours
TABASCO Brand Factory Tour & Museum ©
TABASCO Brand Factory Tour & Museum

4
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 list of things to see and do now includes Nola Gondola, Evergreen Plantation, NOLA Motorsports Park, and other attractions. Explore hidden gems such as The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. The adventure continues: put a fun spin on your tour with Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans itinerary planner.

Drive from Lafayette to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Lafayette, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Natchez.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

NOLA Motorsports Park, Evergreen Plantation, Ultimate Swamp Adventures, New Orleans Airboat Tours
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans Airboat Tours ©
New Orleans Airboat Tours
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Frogmore Plantation has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): experience rural life at Frogmore Plantation and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natchez National Historical Park.

Planning Natchez trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from New Orleans to Natchez in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Traveling from New Orleans in January, Natchez is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Greenwood.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frogmore Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Natchez National Historical Park ©
Natchez National Historical Park
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery
Mount Locust Inn & Plantation ©
Mount Locust Inn & Plantation

1
night
Greenwood

Greenwood
Greenwood is a city in and the county seat of Leflore County, Mississippi, located at the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta, approximately 96 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, and 130 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Greenwood trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Natchez to Greenwood takes 3.5 hours. In January in Greenwood, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Memphis on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Greenwood

Shopping Museums Classes

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel as well as Germantown Performing Arts Center. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Crystal Shrine Grotto and Hampson Archeological Museum State Park. Step out of Memphis to go to Olive Branch and see Olive Branch City Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter Catholic Church and see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Memphis trip planner.

You can drive from Greenwood to Memphis in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Memphis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Olive Branch City Park, Hampson Archeological Museum State Park, Germantown Performing Arts Center
Highlights from your plan
Hampson Archeological Museum State Park ©
Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
Olive Branch City Park ©
Olive Branch City Park
Crystal Shrine Grotto ©
Crystal Shrine Grotto

1
night
Little Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Before you visit Little Rock, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Memphis to Little Rock by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Fun & Games

Side Trip

Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument ©
Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument

1
night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get your game on at 4D Adventure and then pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hot Springs road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Little Rock to Hot Springs in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
4D Adventure ©
4D Adventure
Bathhouse Soapery ©
Bathhouse Soapery

1
night
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. You've now added Crater of Diamonds State Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park and then explore the activities along Lower Mountain Fork River.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Murfreesboro trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Hot Springs to Murfreesboro by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lower Mountain Fork River, Martin's
Highlights from your plan
Lower Mountain Fork River ©
Lower Mountain Fork River
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Martin's ©
Martin's

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.
To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas online route planner.

Getting from Murfreesboro to Dallas by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dallas when traveling from Murfreesboro in January, with lows around °C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Griffith Observatory, Hollywood Bowl and The Getty Center. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Petersen Automotive Museum and The Grove. The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, catch a live event at Staples Center, brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, and admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning website.

Fly from Dallas to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Dallas - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Room Escape Games
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum

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