41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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41 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Houston
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
San Marcos
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Lockhart
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Abilene
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Lubbock
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Borger
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Boise City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Amarillo
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
10
Lamar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
La Junta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Pueblo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
14
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

11
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and City by the Sea Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington-on-the-Brazos and Saint Anthony Cathedral Basilica. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Houston: Old Town Spring (in Spring), Bonfire Memorial (in College Station) and Huntsville (Sam Houston Statue, Sam Houston Memorial Museum, & more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Columbia Historical Museum, get some fabulous bargains at Houston Premium Outlets, admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park, and see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

Plan trip to Houston with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Houston is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Houston is minus 7 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in August, with highs in Houston at 41°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Marcos.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Huntsville, Beaumont, Kemah Boardwalk, George Ranch Historical Park, Washington-on-the-Brazos
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Columbia Historical Museum ©
Columbia Historical Museum
Washington-on-the-Brazos ©
Washington-on-the-Brazos

2
nights
San Marcos

San Marcos ©
San Marcos is a city in the U.S. On the 1st (Sun), cool off at Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels, then examine the collection at Dick's Classic Garage, and then revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets San Marcos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): have fun and explore at McKenna Children's Museum, then view the masterpieces at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, then view the masterpieces at Texcetera, and finally don't miss a visit to Jacob's Well Natural Area.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Marcos using our trip planner.

You can drive from Houston to San Marcos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in San Marcos are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Lockhart.

Things to do in San Marcos

Museums Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

New Braunfels, Johnson City, Jacob's Well Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Dick's Classic Garage ©
Dick's Classic Garage
Texcetera ©
Texcetera
Tanger Outlets San Marcos ©
Tanger Outlets San Marcos

2
nights
Lockhart

Lockhart ©
Lockhart is a city in Caldwell County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the striking features of Caldwell County Courthouse, examine the collection at Central Texas Oil Patch Museum, then examine the collection at Zedler Mill, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of the Assumption. Keep things going the next day: browse the collection at Dr Eugene Clark Library, then stroll through Lockhart State Park, and then have fun at Lone Star Gun Range.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lockhart holiday planning app .

Lockhart is very close to San Marcos. In September, daily temperatures in Lockhart can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Lockhart

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Luling, St. Mary's Church of the Assumption
Highlights from your plan
Lockhart State Park ©
Lockhart State Park
Zedler Mill ©
Zedler Mill
Central Texas Oil Patch Museum ©
Central Texas Oil Patch Museum

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, and then get some fabulous bargains at Round Rock Premium Outlets. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Blanton Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery, then look for gifts at Austin Visitor Center, and finally test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Austin trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Lockhart to Austin takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Austin are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Austin

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Round Rock Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Round Rock Premium Outlets ©
Round Rock Premium Outlets
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©

3
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Abilene Zoo, examine the collection at Frontier Texas!, and then examine the collection at National WASP WWII Museum.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Abilene online itinerary planner .

Drive from Austin to Abilene in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Abilene can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lubbock.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Griffin State Historical Park, National WASP WWII Museum
Highlights from your plan
National WASP WWII Museum ©
National WASP WWII Museum
Frontier Texas! ©
Frontier Texas!
12th Armored Museum ©
12th Armored Museum

3
nights
Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. On the 10th (Tue), see the interesting displays at American Wind Power Center. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of the Llano Estacado, learn more about the world around you at Lubbock Lake Landmark, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Mall of Lubbock, and finally appreciate the history behind Lubbock Veterans Memorial.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lubbock driving holiday planner.

Drive from Abilene to Lubbock in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Abilene in September, plan for little chillier nights in Lubbock, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Borger.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of the Llano Estacado
Highlights from your plan
National Ranching Heritage Center ©
National Ranching Heritage Center
The Buddy Holly Center ©
The Buddy Holly Center
Science Spectrum Museum ©
Science Spectrum Museum

1
day
Borger

Borger ©
Borger is the largest city in Hutchinson County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Adobe Walls and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Borger online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Lubbock to Borger takes 3 hours. In September in Borger, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boise City.

Things to do in Borger

Parks

Side Trip

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Boise City

Boise City ©
Boise City is a city in and the county seat of Cimarron County, Oklahoma, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Boise City Bomb Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Cimarron Heritage Center, and then contemplate the long history of Autograph Rock.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Boise City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Borger to Boise City takes 2 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Borger to Boise City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Borger in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Boise City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Boise City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cimarron Heritage Center ©
Cimarron Heritage Center

3
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, then explore and take pictures at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and then look for gifts at Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Bill's Backyard Classics, pause for some photo ops at Helium Monument, then get curious at Texas Air & Space Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip planner .

Drive from Boise City to Amarillo in 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boise City to Amarillo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boise City in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Amarillo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Lamar.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canyon, Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop ©
Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop

2
nights
Lamar

Lamar ©
Lamar is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Prowers County, Colorado, United States. For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lamar trip planner .

You can drive from Amarillo to Lamar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Amarillo in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Lamar. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for La Junta.

Things to do in Lamar

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Granada, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan

1
night
La Junta

La Junta ©
La Junta is the city that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Otero County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Vogel Canyon.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the La Junta trip maker site .

Getting from Lamar to La Junta by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Pueblo.

Things to do in La Junta

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Knapps Farm Market
Highlights from your plan
Koshare Indian Museum ©
Koshare Indian Museum
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site ©
Otero Museum ©
Otero Museum

3
nights
Pueblo

Pueblo ©
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. On the 21st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Rosemount Museum, get engrossed in the history at Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center, and then explore the historical opulence of Bishop Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at El Pueblo History Museum, see the interesting displays at Center for American Values, then head outdoors with Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pueblo Heritage Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pueblo trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from La Junta to Pueblo in 1.5 hours. September in Pueblo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Pueblo

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center, Bishop Castle
Highlights from your plan
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum
Bishop Castle ©
Bishop Castle
Pueblo Heritage Museum ©
Pueblo Heritage Museum

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and then stop by Garden of the Gods Trading Post. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs journey planner .

Getting from Pueblo to Colorado Springs by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Pueblo in September, you will find days in Colorado Springs are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum ©
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.
On the 26th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Union Station, browse the different shops at Outlets at Castle Rock, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Argo Mill and Tunnel, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Denver trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by bus from Colorado Springs to Denver takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Denver are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Idaho Springs, Outlets at Castle Rock, Dinosaur Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel
Outlets at Castle Rock ©
Outlets at Castle Rock

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