8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive to Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field, Fly to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport
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Houston
— 1 night
Fly
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Denver
— 3 nights
Fly
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Billings
— 1 night
Fly to Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field, Drive to Muscle Shoals
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Muscle Shoals
— 1 night
Drive to Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field, Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Houston

— 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, then have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Houston, then play a few rounds at Hermann Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary planning app.

Muscle Shoals to Houston is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Muscle Shoals in July since evenings lows in Houston dip to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Denver

— 3 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs), Foster's Place Playground (in Georgetown) and Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo.

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You can fly from Houston to Denver in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Houston in July; daily highs in Denver reach 87°F and lows reach 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums

Side Trips

Billings

— 1 night
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. On the 28th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Pictograph Cave State Park, then admire the natural beauty at DanWalt Gardens, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Billings trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Billings takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Billings sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Muscle Shoals.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Muscle Shoals

— 1 night
Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States. On the 29th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios, contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, then examine the collection at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at The Shoals Golf Club - Fighting Joe Course, then admire the engineering at Wilson Lock and Dam, then examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, and finally walk around Spring Park.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Muscle Shoals trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Billings to Muscle Shoals. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Billings to Muscle Shoals due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Muscle Shoals when traveling from Billings in July, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Muscle Shoals

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.