33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: McAllen
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
San Antonio
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Austin
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Dallas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Memphis
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: McAllen

8
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Antonio: Fredericksburg (National Museum of the Pacific War & Agave Gallery Fine Art) and Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels (in New Braunfels). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and let little ones run wild at Brackenridge Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner .

McAllen to San Antonio is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly. In July in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll set off for Austin on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

5
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: witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Austin, and admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Austin trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Inner Space Cavern
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The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: iFLY Dallas (in Frisco) and Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Fort Worth Zoo). Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Over Texas. There's lots more to do: get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Dallas Museum of Art, and see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Dallas are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fort Worth, iFLY Dallas, Six Flags Over Texas, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
iFLY Dallas ©
iFLY Dallas
Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, stroll around Big Dam Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Riverfront Park, get curious at Museum Of Discovery, then examine the collection at Esse Purse Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Arkansas State Capitol, and finally pause for some photo ops at Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Little Rock day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Dallas to Little Rock in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect little chillier with lows of 26°C in Little Rock. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Room Escape Games
Museum Of Discovery ©
Museum Of Discovery

4
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.
When in Memphis, make a side trip to see Horseshoe Casino in Tunica, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Graceland, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and admire the striking features of St. Peter Catholic Church.

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

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Memphis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

2
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Jackson Zoo, learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, and then have fun and explore at Mississippi Children's Museum. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Lemuria Books, see the interesting displays at Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, contemplate the long history of Medgar Evers Home, then ponder the world of politics at Mississippi State Capitol, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson trip planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle ©

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.
On the 30th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then shop like a local with Royal Street, and then make a trip to French Quarter.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Jackson to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Jackson in July, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to 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
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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.
On the 1st (Thu), admire the sheer force of Water Wall. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Houston Zoo.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston journey builder app .

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you will find days in Houston are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are little chillier (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Room Escape Games
Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk

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