8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  10​h
1
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Corpus Christi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
3
Galveston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

2
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, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, make a trip to Jackson Square, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read New Orleans day trip planning tool .

Vancouver, Canada to New Orleans is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

1
night
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): browse the exhibits of USS LEXINGTON, then meet the residents at Texas State Aquarium, and then make a trip to The Grave of Selena Quintanilla-Perez at Seaside Memorial Park.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi road trip tool .

You can fly from New Orleans to Corpus Christi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in July: highs in Corpus Christi hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Aquarium ©
Texas State Aquarium
USS LEXINGTON ©
USS LEXINGTON

1
night
Galveston

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strand, then contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Galveston online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Corpus Christi to Galveston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in Galveston sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
The Strand ©
The Strand

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt, see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, and then get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk. On your second day here, admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park and then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Houston trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Galveston to Houston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. July in Houston sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

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