8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Austin
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Fort Worth
— 1 night
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Waco
— Few hours
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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Lubbock
— 1 night
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El Paso
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of The Driskill, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then get great views at Mount Bonnell. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park and then take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Austin itinerary planner.

Houston to Austin is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Houston in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Austin, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
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.
Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Alamo
4.4

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Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©

Where the West Begins

Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cowtown Segway Tours. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the sights in a new way with Cowtown Segway Tours and then steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fort Worth route planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Fort Worth in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in December; daily highs in Fort Worth reach 59°F and lows reach 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Waco.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Highlights from your trip
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Segway Tour
Cowtown Segway Tours
4.9

few
hours
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
You've now added Waco Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the local landmarks with Waco Tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Waco travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Fort Worth to Waco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Waco can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Waco

Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Bus Tour
Waco Tours
4.9

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night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Cadallic Ranch.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Amarillo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Waco to Amarillo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Waco in December, expect Amarillo to be slightly colder, temps between 53°F and 25°F. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lubbock.
Highlights from your trip
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Landmark
Cadallic Ranch
3.6

1
night
Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lubbock planner.

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Lubbock takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Silent Wings Museum
4.8

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at War Eagles Air Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Scenic Drive - Overlook.

Start your trip to El Paso by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Lubbock to El Paso in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lubbock to El Paso due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lubbock in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 36°F in El Paso. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Paso

Nature · Scenic Drive · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Military Museum
War Eagles Air Museum
4.9
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Scenic Drive
Scenic Drive - Overlook
4.6

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