60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Tucson
— 6 nights
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Tombstone
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Organ
— 4 nights
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Carlsbad
— 3 nights
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Fort Davis
— 3 nights
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Del Rio
— 3 nights
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Alamo
— 4 nights
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South Padre Island
— 3 nights
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Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
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Victoria
— 3 nights
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Port Lavaca
— 3 nights
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Galveston
— 5 nights
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Houston
— 1 day
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Bellville
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 6 nights
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Austin
— 3 nights
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Tyler
— 1 night
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Shreveport
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— 2 nights
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Fort Smith
— 2 nights

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Tucson

— 6 nights

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield) and Biosphere 2 (in Oracle). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, explore and take pictures at Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, and examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tucson trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Tucson. In March, daytime highs in Tucson are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tombstone

Town Too Tough to Die

Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
On the 20th (Sat), look for gifts at Arlene's S.W. Silver & Gold, do a tasting at Silver Strike Winery, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Queen Mine Tour, delve into the mystery of Bird Cage Theatre, then stroll the grounds of Boothilll Graveyard, and finally get engrossed in the history at O.K. Corral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tombstone trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Tucson to Tombstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Tucson in March, plan for little chillier days in Tombstone, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Organ.

Things to do in Tombstone

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Organ

— 4 nights
Organ is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Aguirre Spring Campground. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at White Sands National Monument and get great views at San Agustin Pass.

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Traveling by car from Tombstone to Organ takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Tombstone in March since evenings lows in Organ dip to 41°F. You'll set off for Carlsbad on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Organ

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Carlsbad

— 3 nights
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Carlsbad Caverns National Park (Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, Big Room, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the sheer force of Sitting Bull Falls, and stroll around Lake Carlsbad Recreation Area.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Carlsbad trip maker site.

You can drive from Organ to Carlsbad in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. You will leave for Fort Davis on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Carlsbad

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort Davis

— 3 nights
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Ballroom Marfa. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Davis Mountains State Park, then contemplate the long history of Fort Davis National Historic Site, and then look for gifts at Davis Mt. Broom Shop.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Davis journey maker tool.

You can drive from Carlsbad to Fort Davis in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Carlsbad in March since evenings lows in Fort Davis dip to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Del Rio.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Del Rio

— 3 nights
Explore Del Rio's surroundings by going to Langtry (Judge Roy Bean Visitor Center & Pecos River Bridge), Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site (in Comstock Val Verde County) and Fort Clark Springs (in Brackettville). Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Amistad National Recreation Area.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Del Rio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Davis to Del Rio takes 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Fort Davis in March, with highs in Del Rio at 78°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Alamo.

Things to do in Del Rio

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Alamo

— 4 nights
Alamo, located in the Rio Grande Valley in what is nicknamed the "Land of Two Summers," is a town known as "The Refuge to the Valley" in the irrigated area of southern Hidalgo County, Texas. Step out of Alamo with an excursion to Hilltop Gardens in Lyford--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Estero Llano Grande State Park, identify plant and animal life at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, stroll around Freddy Gonzalez Park, and get some fabulous bargains at Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Alamo sightseeing site.

Drive from Del Rio to Alamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Alamo when traveling from Del Rio in April, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Alamo

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

South Padre Island

— 3 nights
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
South Padre Island is known for wildlife, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., make a trip to Wyland's Whaling Wall, observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, and walk around Andy Bowie Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the South Padre Island itinerary planning app.

Getting from Alamo to South Padre Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Alamo in April, you will find days in South Padre Island are little chillier (77°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Corpus Christi

— 3 nights

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Change things up with these side-trips from Corpus Christi: Goose Island State Park (in Rockport) and Port Aransas (Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, Port Aransas Beach, &more). Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Padre Island National Seashore. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, trek along Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Texas Sealife Center, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Texas State Aquarium.

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You can drive from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from South Padre Island, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Corpus Christi, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Victoria

— 3 nights
Victoria is the largest city and county seat of Victoria County, Texas. Explore Victoria's surroundings by going to Shiner (Spoetzl Brewery & Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church), Gonzales (Gonzales Memorial Museum & Texas Heroes Square) and Goliad (Fannin Memorial Monument, Presidio La Bahia, &more). There's still lots to do: walk around Riverside Park, don't miss a visit to Fannin Battleground State Historic Site, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Texas Zoo.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Victoria trip site.

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to Victoria takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in April, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Lavaca.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Port Lavaca

— 3 nights
Port Lavaca is a city in Calhoun County, located in the U.S. state of Texas. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, identify plant and animal life at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, and then take in the waterfront at Indianola Fishing Marina. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Calhoun County Museum, then see the interesting displays at Danish Heritage Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Lake Texana State Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Port Lavaca trip planner.

You can drive from Victoria to Port Lavaca in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Port Lavaca

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Galveston

— 5 nights

The Oleander City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galveston: Kemah (Stingray Reef 215 Kipp Ave & Kemah Boardwalk) and Helen's Garden (in League City). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, admire the natural beauty at Moody Gardens, see the interesting displays at Galveston Railroad Museum, and take a stroll through East End Historic District.

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Drive from Port Lavaca to Galveston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in April, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Houston

— 1 day

Bayou City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): let the kids burn off some steam at Discovery Green, examine the collection at Houston Museum District, then stroll through Hermann Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Houston road trip website.

Getting from Galveston to Houston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in April, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bellville.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Golf

Bellville

— 3 nights
Bellville is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Austin County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bellville: Bernhardt Winery (in Plantersville), St Francis Wolf Sanctuary (in Montgomery) and Columbus (1886 Stafford Opera House & Largest Live Oak in Texas). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at John Fairey Garden, explore the historical opulence of Newman’s Castle, examine the collection at Austin County Jail Museum, and immerse yourself in nature at Stephen F. Austin State Park.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bellville online trip planner.

You can drive from Houston to Bellville in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bellville are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Bellville

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 6 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Pioneer Museum, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at The Alamo, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, get to know the resident critters at San Antonio Zoo, and find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio trip planner.

You can drive from Bellville to San Antonio in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Austin

— 3 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and finally contemplate the long history of The Driskill.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Austin trip planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Austin are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can fly to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Trails

Dallas

— 1 night

Big D

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and then relax and rejuvenate at I Love Kickboxing.com.

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Traveling by flight from Austin to Dallas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tyler.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Spas · Museums

Tyler

— 1 night
Tyler is a city located in central Smith County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Tyler Rose Garden, then get to know the resident critters at Caldwell Zoo, then admire the majestic nature at Tyler State Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Camp Fannin Veterans Memorial.

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Drive from Dallas to Tyler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and flight. May in Tyler sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shreveport.

Things to do in Tyler

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Shreveport

— 1 night
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, then try to win big at Harrah's Louisiana Downs, then admire the masterpieces at R. W. Norton Art Gallery, and finally appreciate the history behind Caddo Parish Confederate Monument.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Shreveport trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tyler to Shreveport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Shreveport

Casinos · Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hot Springs

— 2 nights

Valley of the Vapors

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 8th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ouachita, admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel, and finally do a tasting at The Winery of Hot Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bathhouse Row, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Shreveport to Hot Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. May in Hot Springs sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fort Smith.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Spas · Nature

Fort Smith

— 2 nights
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Smith National Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Fort Smith National Historic Site, then get engrossed in the history at Fort Smith Museum of History, then examine the collection at Fort Smith Trolley Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Inner Peace Massage and Body Studio.

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Getting from Hot Springs to Fort Smith by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Fort Smith can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 59°F.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.