60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4 h
1
Las Vegas
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Albuquerque
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Dallas
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Shreveport
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h
5
New Orleans
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Houston
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
7
Corpus Christi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
San Antonio
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Austin
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
10
Las Cruces
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h
11
Phoenix
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles

7
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Food Tours (in Los Angeles), Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, get interesting insight from Tours, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday maker .

Los Angeles to Las Vegas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Boulder City, Food Tours, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

6
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albuquerque: Pueblo of Santa Ana (in Bernalillo), Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos) and Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, take in the awesome beauty at Jemez Mountains, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and admire the natural beauty at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Albuquerque takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 73°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Santa Fe, Cochiti Pueblo, Pueblo of Santa Ana, Bandelier National Monument, Jemez Mountains
Highlights from your plan

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dallas: Corky's Gaming Bistro (in Grapevine), Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro) and Fort Worth (Amon Carter Museum of American Art & Kimbell Art Museum). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, explore the landscape on two wheels at Local Hub Bicycle Co., and walk around Andy Brown Park East.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas road trip planning site .

You can fly from Albuquerque to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Dallas. In October, Dallas is a bit warmer than Albuquerque - with highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Irving, Fort Worth, Corky's Gaming Bistro, Andy Brown Park East, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Extreme Sandbox - North Texas ©
Extreme Sandbox - North Texas
Corky's Gaming Bistro ©
Corky's Gaming Bistro
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

2
nights
Shreveport

Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. On the 20th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Red River National Wildlife Refuge, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then don't miss a visit to Mansfield State Historic Site. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino, then admire the landmark architecture of The Logan Mansion, then pause for some serene contemplation at First United Methodist Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Shreveport online journey planner .

Getting from Dallas to Shreveport by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Shreveport are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Shreveport

Fun & Games Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bossier City, Mansfield State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Mansfield State Historic Site ©
Mansfield State Historic Site
Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino

7
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.
When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, examine the collection at Cabildo, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Shreveport to New Orleans in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Shreveport in October, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are a bit warmer (66°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Oak Alley Plantation
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Montgomery (Texas Wolfdog Project & Jenkins Sunshine Farm), Moorhead's Blueberry Farm (in Conroe) and Lone Star Trapeze Academy (in Bryan). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at Escape Hunt, wander the wide-open spaces of Aunique Ranch, take in the spiritual surroundings of Teo-Chew Temple, and sample the tasty concoctions at Eureka Heights Brew Co..

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Houston trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Houston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Houston, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Montgomery, Blue Elbow Swamp, Kleb Woods Nature Preserve, Lone Star Trapeze Academy, Aunique Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

5
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
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: Our Lady of Loreto Chapel (in Goliad), Victoria Paddling Trail (in Victoria) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Rockport). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall, stop by La Palmera, Corpus Christi, don't miss a visit to K Space Contemporary, and look for all kinds of wild species at Clem's Marina.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Corpus Christi journey planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Houston to Corpus Christi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Victoria Paddling Trail, Fishing Charters & Tours, Our Lady of Loreto Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall ©
Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall
Our Lady of Loreto Chapel ©
Our Lady of Loreto Chapel
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
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.
Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards on Main & National Museum of the Pacific War). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, have fun at San Antonio Western Shooting, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose.

Discover how to plan a San Antonio trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Corpus Christi to San Antonio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in November, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

6
nights
Austin

Austin ©
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: Garrison Brothers Distillery (in Hye) and Dick's Classic Garage (in San Marcos). There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, stroll around Zilker Metropolitan Park, and explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Austin online trip itinerary builder .

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 71°F in November, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Garrison Brothers Distillery, Dick's Classic Garage
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

4
nights
Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Las Cruces side-trips: Cloudcroft (New Mexico Rails-to-Trails, State Route 244, & more), White Sands National Monument (in White Sands) and Deming Luna Mimbres Museum (in Deming). There's much more to do: walk around Veterans Memorial Park, join the crowd at Southern New Mexico Speedway, see the interesting displays at The Zuhl Museum, and look for gifts at Mesilla Book Center.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Cruces driving holiday website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Austin to Las Cruces in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in November, expect Las Cruces to be little chillier, temps between 65°F and 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cloudcroft, White Sands National Monument, Tularosa Basin Museum of History, Deming Luna Mimbres Museum
Highlights from your plan
Deming Luna Mimbres Museum ©
Deming Luna Mimbres Museum
White Sands National Monument ©
White Sands National Monument
Veterans Memorial Park ©
Veterans Memorial Park

6
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Phoenix: Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale) and Scottsdale (Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center & Just Roughin' It Adventure Company). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, perfect your strike at Lucky Strike Phoenix, and explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Cruces to Phoenix in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Las Cruces in November: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 78°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Arizona Copper Art Museum, KOLI Equestrian Center, Franciscan Renewal Center, Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center

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