7 days in Indiana, Montgomery & McAllen Itinerary

7 days in Indiana, Montgomery & McAllen Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indianapolis
1
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
2
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
McAllen
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Indianapolis

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then appreciate the history behind Monument Circle, and then try your luck at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): meet the residents at Indianapolis Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and then admire the striking features of Scottish Rite Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Indianapolis road trip planning tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Indianapolis. In July in Indianapolis, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Highlights from your plan
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino ©
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Indianapolis Zoo ©
Indianapolis Zoo

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 30th (Thu), contemplate the long history of First White House of the Confederacy, then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, then have some family-friendly fun at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex, and finally pause for some photo ops at Hank Williams Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): make a trip to Civil Rights Memorial Center, pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and then get engrossed in the history at Freedom Rides Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Montgomery route builder website.

Getting from Indianapolis to Montgomery by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Montgomery. In July, Montgomery is somewhat warmer than Indianapolis - with highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to McAllen.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex
Civil Rights Memorial Center ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center

3
nights
McAllen

McAllen ©
McAllen is the twenty-first most populous city in Texas and the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. Get out of town with these interesting McAllen side-trips: South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center (in Port Isabel) and South Padre Island (Sea Turtle, Inc. & South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center). The adventure continues: browse the collection at McAllen Public Library, walk around McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground, get engrossed in the history at Museum of South Texas History, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the McAllen online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Montgomery to McAllen. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Montgomery in July; daily highs in McAllen reach 100°F and lows reach 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in McAllen

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

South Padre Island, Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle, South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, Museum of South Texas History
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©
McAllen Public Library ©
McAllen Public Library

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