53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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Edinburg
— 6 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 13 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 8 nights
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Chicago
— 9 nights
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Austin
— 13 nights
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Edinburg
— 2 nights

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Edinburg

Edinburg ©
Edinburg is a city in and the county seat of Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburg: Harlingen (World Birding Center, Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum, &more), Estero Llano Grande State Park (in Weslaco) and Brownsville (Old City Cemetery, Brownsville Historic Battlefield Trail, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museum of South Texas History, walk around McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground, identify plant and animal life at Valley Nature Center, and contemplate the long history of Quinta Mazatlan.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburg trip planner.

McAllen to Edinburg is an approximately half hour car ride. November in Edinburg sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Edinburg

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 14th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, cruise along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Edinburg to Grand Canyon National Park. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Edinburg in November; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 54°F and lows reach 22°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 28th (Sat), hike the day away at Highline Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls, trek along Avalanche Lake, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, and cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park holiday builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Glacier National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be about the same, around 24°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Lake McDonald
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Highline Trail
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9
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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery (in Lockport) and Escapology Orland Park (in Orland Park). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond, and walk around Millennium Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in November; daily highs in Chicago reach 50°F and lows reach 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

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Must see
Millennium Park
4.8

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get out of town with these interesting Austin side-trips: San Antonio (La Villita Historic Arts Village, The San Antonio River Walk, &more), Barn Pottery (in New Braunfels) and Old Blanco County Courthouse (in Blanco). The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, look for gifts at Uncommon Objects, and test your problem-solving skills at Escapology.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Austin day trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Austin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Chicago, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Edinburg.

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The Alamo
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Government Building
Texas State Capitol
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Edinburg

Edinburg ©
On the 22nd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Quinta Mazatlan and then take in nature's colorful creations at National Butterfly Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum of South Texas History and then pause for some photo ops at Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburg day trip planning website.

Getting from Austin to Edinburg by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In December, Edinburg is somewhat warmer than Austin - with highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Edinburg

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

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