37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ocala
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
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Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dauphin Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
D'Iberville
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hattiesburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
8
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Natchitoches
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
10
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
+4
shuttle + foot + Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
11
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Port Aransas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
13
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
15
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
16
Fort Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
17
Glen Rose
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
18
Ada
— Few hours
End: Ada

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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, then get engrossed in the history at Gulf Shores Museum, and then tee off at Gulf Shores Golf Club. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Alabama Point East, have some family-friendly fun at Zooland Mini Golf, then look for gifts at Chocolate Corner, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gulf Shores trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Ocala to Gulf Shores is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Ocala in May, plan for slightly colder days in Gulf Shores, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Alabama Point East
Highlights from your plan
Gulf Shores Golf Club ©
Gulf Shores Golf Club
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Gulf Shores Museum ©
Gulf Shores Museum

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Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico. On the 18th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Dauphin Island Public Beach, and then tee off at Isle Dauphine Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dauphin Island trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Gulf Shores to Dauphin Island in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Dauphin Island are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary ©
Isle Dauphine Golf Club ©
Isle Dauphine Golf Club

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Phoenix Fire Museum, then examine the collection at Mobile Carnival Museum, then stroll around Village Point Park Preserve, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malbis Memorial Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): deepen your understanding at Magnolia Cemetery, get a new perspective on nature at University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Confederate Rest Cemetery, and finally wander the streets of Oakleigh Historic District.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mobile day trip planner.

You can drive from Dauphin Island to Mobile in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to D'Iberville.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Confederate Rest Cemetery, Malbis Memorial Church, Village Point Park Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum
Malbis Memorial Church ©
Malbis Memorial Church
Phoenix Fire Museum ©
Phoenix Fire Museum

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D'Iberville

D'Iberville ©
D'Iberville is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, immediately north of Biloxi, across the Back Bay. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Biloxi Cemetery, then examine the collection at Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Biloxi Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the D'Iberville trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Mobile to D'Iberville takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in D'Iberville are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in D'Iberville

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Biloxi, Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum ©
Old Biloxi Cemetery ©
Old Biloxi Cemetery

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Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Anderson-Deason Country Store, take an in-depth tour of Veterans Memorial Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Bluff, and finally stop by The Southern Market. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, then immerse yourself in nature at Clarkco State Park, and then admire all the interesting features of A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hattiesburg trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from D'Iberville to Hattiesburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from D'Iberville in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hattiesburg, with lows around 61°F. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Laurel, Clarkco State Park, A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas, Anderson-Deason Country Store, Red Bluff
Highlights from your plan
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff
Veterans Memorial Museum ©
Veterans Memorial Museum
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art ©
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape My Room New Orleans.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip app .

Traveling by car from Hattiesburg to New Orleans takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Hattiesburg in May, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are a bit warmer (70°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 28th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Cajun Village, contemplate the long history of The Old Governor's Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Butler Greenwood Plantation, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, examine the collection at Louisiana's Old State Capitol, then have fun and explore at Knock Knock Children's Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger Habitat, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Tin Roof Brewery.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Baton Rouge sightseeing planner.

Take a bus from New Orleans to Baton Rouge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Baton Rouge, with highs around 84°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish, The Cajun Village
Highlights from your plan
The Cajun Village ©
The Cajun Village
Louisiana's Old State Capitol ©
Louisiana's Old State Capitol
Mike the Tiger Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger Habitat

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): engage your brain at Lafayette Science Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Acadiana, view the masterpieces at Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Alexandre Mouton House, let the kids burn off some steam at Sky Zone Trampoline Park, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lafayette trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Baton Rouge to Lafayette takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lafayette are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Natchitoches.

Things to do in Lafayette

Museums Childrens Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lafayette Science Museum ©
Lafayette Science Museum
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
Alexandre Mouton House ©
Alexandre Mouton House

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Natchitoches

Natchitoches ©
Natchitoches is a small city and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. On the 1st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Prudhomme-Rouquier House, then contemplate the long history of Fort St. Jean Baptiste, then contemplate the long history of Oakland Plantation, and finally cruise along Cane River National Heritage Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Cane River Creole National Historical Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Minor Basilica Of The Immaculate Conception.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Natchitoches trip planning website .

Drive from Lafayette to Natchitoches in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Natchitoches when traveling from Lafayette in May, with lows around 61°F. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Natchitoches

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Oakland Plantation, Cane River Creole National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan

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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): kick back and relax at Stewart Beach, then look for gifts at Murdochs, then examine the collection at Lone Star Flight Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Old City Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of The Bryan Museum, get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Armand Bayou Nature Center.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Natchitoches to Galveston with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Galveston when traveling from Natchitoches in June, with lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, Armand Bayou Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Stewart Beach ©
Stewart Beach
Old City Cemetery ©
Old City Cemetery

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South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., then make a trip to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

Make your South Padre Island itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Galveston to South Padre Island by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Port Aransas.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Port Aransas

Port Aransas ©
Port Aransas is a city in Nueces County, Texas. On the 8th (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours, then stop by Gratitude, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Aransas Beach. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Aransas trip builder tool .

You can drive from South Padre Island to Port Aransas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Port Aransas, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Port Aransas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
On the 10th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then walk around Landa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Cave Without a Name, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio trip website .

Getting from Port Aransas to San Antonio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Port Aransas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Landa Park, Cave Without a Name
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, see the interesting displays at Dick's Classic Garage, then stroll through Jacob's Well Natural Area, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sitagu Buddha Vihara. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Wild About Music.

Plan a Austin trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Austin sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Jacob's Well Natural Area, Dick's Classic Garage
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Jacob's Well Natural Area ©
Jacob's Well Natural Area

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, then examine the collection at Vereins Kirche Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Good Art Company Art Gallery. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Agave Gallery Fine Art, then get curious at Science Mill, and then hike along Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fredericksburg tour planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Austin in June, expect Fredericksburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 88°F and 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Childrens Museums Trails

Side Trips

Science Mill, Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area ©
Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area

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Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. On the 16th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden, then admire all the interesting features of Fort Davis National Historic Site, and then immerse yourself in nature at Davis Mountains State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): look and learn at McDonald Observatory, then cruise along Davis Mountain Scenic Loop, then look for gifts at Davis Mt. Broom Shop, and finally browse the collection at Jeff Davis County Library.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Davis driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Fort Davis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Fort Davis when traveling from Fredericksburg in June, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Glen Rose.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Parks Childrens Museums Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory
Davis Mountains State Park ©
Davis Mountains State Park

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Glen Rose

Glen Rose ©
Glen Rose is a city in and the county seat of Somervell County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, then admire the majestic nature at Dinosaur Valley State Park, and then walk around Big Rocks Park. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Squaw Valley Golf Course, then examine the collection at Dinosaur World, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Paluxy River.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Glen Rose tour planner .

Drive from Fort Davis to Glen Rose in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Traveling from Fort Davis in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Glen Rose, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Ada.

Things to do in Glen Rose

Parks Nature Golf
Highlights from your plan
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Dinosaur Valley State Park ©
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World

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Ada

Ada
Ada is a city in and the county seat of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, United States. To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ada attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Glen Rose to Ada takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Glen Rose in June, things will get slightly colder in Ada: highs are around 87°F and lows about 67°F. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ada

Museums Fun & Games Parks