8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  2 h
1
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Willcox
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h
3
Houston
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
4
Jackson
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Phoenix

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery, then cruise along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tucson trip planner.

Phoenix to Tucson is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in July; daily highs in Tucson reach 97°F and lows reach 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Willcox.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

1
night
Willcox

Willcox ©
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Chiricahua National Monument and then learn about winemaking at Bodega Pierce.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Willcox tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Tucson to Willcox in 1.5 hours. In July in Willcox, expect temperatures between 98°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks Wildlife Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Chiricahua National Monument ©
Chiricahua National Monument
Bodega Pierce ©
Bodega Pierce

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Space Center Houston, then contemplate the long history of Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Houston road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Willcox to Houston. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Willcox to Houston due to the time zone difference. In July in Houston, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern ©
Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Original First Baptist Church, stroll around Winner's Circle Park, then get engrossed in the history at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jackson travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Houston to Jackson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Winner's Circle Park
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Winner's Circle Park ©
Winner's Circle Park
Original First Baptist Church ©
Original First Baptist Church

3
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, partake in some friendly competition at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip app.

Traveling by car from Jackson to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Jackson in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 80°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Ghost & Vampire Tours
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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