8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
bus:  3​h
1
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Tombstone
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Santa Fe
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
End: Houston

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 7th (Fri), admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, explore the galleries of The Alamo, and then hike along The San Antonio River Walk. On your second day here, meet the residents at SeaWorld San Antonio.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio online trip builder .

Houston to San Antonio is an approximately 3-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in San Antonio are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Scenic Drive - Overlook, get a new perspective on nature at UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the El Paso trip maker site .

You can fly from San Antonio to El Paso in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from San Antonio in June, you will find days in El Paso are somewhat warmer (99°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tombstone.

Things to do in El Paso

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Tombstone

Tombstone ©
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Tombstone's Historama, get engrossed in the history at O.K. Corral, admire all the interesting features of Good Enough Mine Tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at San Pedro House, and finally look for gifts at Johnny One Dog's Tombstone Sarsaparilla.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tombstone trip planner .

You can drive from El Paso to Tombstone in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from El Paso in June, plan for little chillier days in Tombstone, with highs around 94°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Tombstone

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

San Pedro House
Highlights from your plan
San Pedro House ©
San Pedro House
O.K. Corral ©
O.K. Corral
Good Enough Mine Tour ©
Good Enough Mine Tour

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tombstone to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tombstone to Las Vegas. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tombstone in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 103°F and lows at 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 13th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Walnut Canyon National Monument, then have fun at Flagstaff Extreme, and then admire the majestic nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park.

Make your Flagstaff itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Flagstaff takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Flagstaff due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in Flagstaff reach 82°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©

1
day
Santa Fe

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, don't miss a visit to Liquid Light Glass, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe visit planner .

Drive from Flagstaff to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Flagstaff in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Santa Fe: highs are around 89°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Liquid Light Glass ©
Liquid Light Glass
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

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