60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Hot Springs
— 6 nights
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
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South Padre Island
— 2 nights
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Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 5 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 7 nights
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Austin
— 3 nights
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Tucson
— 6 nights
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Tombstone
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Santa Fe
— 6 nights
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Tulsa
— 3 nights

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©

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.
Popular historic sites such as Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site and President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Ouachita National Forest and Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Little Rock (Rock Town Distillery & The Arkansas River Trail) and Historic Washington State Park (in Washington). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Lake Catherine State Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the awesome beauty at Hot Springs Mountain, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hot Springs tour planner.

Wildwood to Hot Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Wildwood in April since evenings lows in Hot Springs dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Ouachita National Forest ©
Ouachita National Forest
Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park

2
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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©

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.
Get some historical perspective at San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and Old City Cemetery. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Skydive Spaceland Houston will get you outdoors. When in Galveston, make a side trip to see Armand Bayou Nature Center in Pasadena, approximately Pasadena away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of East End Historic District, look for gifts at Murdochs, and admire the majestic nature at Galveston Island State Park.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Galveston holiday tool.

Getting from Hot Springs to Galveston by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Galveston when traveling from Hot Springs in April, with lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Skydive Spaceland Houston ©
Skydive Spaceland Houston
Dolphin & Whale Watching
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site ©

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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 28th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., look for gifts at Karen's Custom Toe Rings, then explore the striking landscape of Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at The Carriage House Day Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Madre Nature Trail, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive South Padre Island.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island planner.

Traveling by flight from Galveston to South Padre Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in South Padre Island are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Adventure

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Skydive South Padre Island ©
Skydive South Padre Island
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©

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Corpus Christi

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Whitecap Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Texas Sealife Center, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Padre Island National Seashore.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Corpus Christi driving holiday planner.

You can drive from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in April, you will find days in Corpus Christi are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Texas Sealife Center ©
Texas Sealife Center

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cave Without a Name and Natural Bridge Caverns. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St Joseph Catholic Church and Cottonwood Wine Tours. Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Bandera (Rancho Cortez Day Trips, Hill Country State Natural Area, &more) and River Road Park (in Boerne). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Palmer Course at La Cantera, contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Corpus Christi to San Antonio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Cave Without a Name ©
Cave Without a Name
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©

Fritztown

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Mary's Catholic Church and Fort Martin Scott. Step off the beaten path and head to Kerrville River Trail and William Chris Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Vanderpool (Lost Maples State Natural Area & Lost Maples Winery), Medina River (in Bandera) and Kerrville-Schreiner Park (in Kerrville). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Colorado Bend State Park, trek along Loop Trail, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg road trip planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in May, things will get slightly colder in Fredericksburg: highs are around 81°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Outdoors

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St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Lost Maples State Natural Area ©
Lost Maples State Natural Area
Colorado Bend State Park ©
Colorado Bend State Park

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bike and Brew ATX and Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Texas State Cemetery and The Driskill. Take a break from Austin with a short trip to Zip Lost Pines in Cedar Creek, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the landscape on two wheels at Barton Creek Greenbelt, pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, identify plant and animal life at Austin Nature & Science Center, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Tucson.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

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Bike and Brew ATX ©
Bike and Brew ATX
Zip Lost Pines ©
Zip Lost Pines
Barton Creek Greenbelt ©
Barton Creek Greenbelt

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Tucson

Tucson ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Colossal Cave Mountain Park and Picacho Peak State Park. Take a break from the city and head to Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch and Catalina State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tucson: Tubac Presidio State Historic Park (in Tubac) and Arizona Zipline Adventures (in Oracle). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Madera Canyon, trot along with a tour on horseback, get interesting insight from Tours, and trek along Ventana Canyon Hiking Trail.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Tucson online trip builder.

Getting from Austin to Tucson by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Tucson when traveling from Austin in May, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Colossal Cave Mountain Park ©
Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch ©
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch
Picacho Peak State Park ©
Picacho Peak State Park

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Tombstone

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.
Allen Street and The Tombstone Epitaph will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Pedro House and Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds. Get out of town with these interesting Tombstone side-trips: Henry F. Hauser Museum and Gift Shop (in Sierra Vista) and Patagonia (Patagonia Lake State Park & Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Tree Museum, stop by Arlene's S.W. Silver & Gold, learn about winemaking at Silver Strike Winery, and take in the local highlights with Tombstone Walking Tours.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tombstone trip maker.

You can drive from Tucson to Tombstone in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Tucson in May, plan for slightly colder days in Tombstone, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

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Boothilll Graveyard ©
Boothilll Graveyard
Allen Street ©
Allen Street
San Pedro House ©
San Pedro House

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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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tusayan Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Hermit Trail, take in the views from Eagle Point skywalk, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

Plan trip to Grand Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Tombstone to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. When traveling from Tombstone in May, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Mohave Point ©
Mohave Point
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Visiting Doe Mountain Trail and Fay Canyon Trail will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Little Horse Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Soldier Pass, trek along Brin's Mesa Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Huckaby Trail, and look for gifts at The Sedona Fudge Company.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail
Soldier Pass ©
Soldier Pass

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Miguel Chapel and Canyon Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church and Puye Cliff Dwellings. Explore Santa Fe's surroundings by going to El Santuario de Chimayo (in Chimayo), Jemez Mountains (in Jemez Springs) and Tsankawi prehistoic site - bandelier national monument (in Los Alamos). And it doesn't end there: head off-road at Santa Fe Mountain Adventures, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, steep yourself in history at La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site, and stroll the grounds of Santa Fe National Cemetery.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Santa Fe day trip tool.

Getting from Sedona to Santa Fe by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in June: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 89°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
Canyon Trail
Canyon Trail
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church

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Tulsa

Tulsa ©

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Visiting Mary K. Oxley Nature Center and Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Will Rogers Dog Iron Ranch and Birthplace Home and Holy Family Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Tulsa side-trips: Honor Heights Park (in Muskogee) and Sequoyah State Park (in Hulbert). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Keystone State Park, grab your bike and head to River Parks, wander the streets of Blue Dome District, and identify plant and animal life at Ray Harral Nature Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tulsa trip planner.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Tulsa in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, Tulsa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tulsa

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Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area ©
Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area
Sequoyah State Park ©
Sequoyah State Park

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