8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Houston
— 1 day
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Galveston
— 1 night
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Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 1 night
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El Paso
— 1 night

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Houston

Houston ©

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 24th (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Houston trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Houston. In October in Houston, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

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Cemetery
Glenwood Cemetery
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Galveston

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

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 25th (Sun): race across the water with Galveston Water Adventures, then steep yourself in history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, and finally get a bird's-eye view with Galveston Helicopters.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Galveston online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Houston to Galveston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in October, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Galveston

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Historic Walking Area
The Seawall
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Speed Boats Tour
Galveston Water Adventures
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Historic Site
1892 Bishop's Palace
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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Texas State Aquarium, and then make a trip to The Grave of Selena Quintanilla-Perez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve & Learning Center, then kick back and relax at Port Aransas Beach, then cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive South Texas on Mustang Island, and finally glide through the air with Chute 'Em Up Parasailing.

Plan trip to Corpus Christi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Galveston to Corpus Christi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Galveston in October, Corpus Christi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure

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Parasailing / Paragliding
Chute 'Em Up Parasailing
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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 28th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, stop by Waterloo Records, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and finally snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of The Driskill, then gain insight at University of Texas at Austin, then get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and finally hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Austin trip planner.

You can drive from Corpus Christi to Austin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Austin are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 30th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and then take a memorable tour with The Spirit of Dallas.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dallas trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Austin to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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El Paso

El Paso ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Magoffin Home State Historic Site, take a memorable drive along Scenic Drive - Overlook, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our El Paso driving holiday tool.

Fly from Dallas to El Paso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to El Paso, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 56°F in El Paso. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Scenic Drive
Scenic Drive - Overlook
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