8 days in Houston, Piqua & Tehachapi Itinerary

8 days in Houston, Piqua & Tehachapi Itinerary

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Houston
— 4 nights
Fly to James M Cox Dayton International Airport, Drive to Piqua
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Piqua
— 1 night
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Drive to James M Cox Dayton International Airport, Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Tehachapi
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Tehachapi
— 1 night
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Houston

— 4 nights

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.
Take a break from Houston with a short trip to The Strand in Galveston, about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo, walk around Smither Park, explore the world behind art at The Menil Collection, and take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip planner.

Los Angeles to Houston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Houston, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Piqua.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Piqua

— 1 night
Piqua is a city in Miami County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Waco Air Museum, snap pictures at Eldean Covered Bridge, then make a trip to Fort Piqua Plaza, and finally admire the striking features of Piqua Public Library.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Piqua online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Houston to Piqua. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Piqua is colder than Houston - with highs of 39°F and lows of 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tehachapi.

Things to do in Piqua

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Tehachapi

— 1 night
Tehachapi is a city in Kern County, California, in the Tehachapi Mountains, at an elevation of between the San Joaquin Valley and the Mojave Desert.Tehachapi is 35mi east-southeast of Bakersfield, and west of Mojave. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Adorable Alpacas and then get a bird's-eye view with Skylark North. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Canine Creek Dog Wash & Pet Boutique, examine the collection at Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum, then experience rural life at Tangleweed Farm, and finally steep yourself in history at Tehachapi Loop.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tehachapi trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Piqua to Tehachapi with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Piqua in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tehachapi, with highs around 52°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tehachapi

Shopping · Wildlife · Museums · Parks