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
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
Universal City
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
3
Roswell
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Anaheim
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h
6
Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Houston

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Alamo, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape the Room.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner .

Houston to San Antonio is an approximately 3-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Universal City.

Things to do in San Antonio

Trails Shopping Outdoors
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Escape the Room ©
Escape the Room
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

1
night
Universal City

Universal City
Universal City is a city in Bexar County, Texas, United States. On the 9th (Tue), tee off at Olympia Hills Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Universal City trip planner.

Universal City is very close to San Antonio. In June, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 72°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Roswell.

Things to do in Universal City

Outdoors Golf

1
day
Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park, admire the masterpieces at Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, and then see the sky in a new way at Roswell Museum & Art Center.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Roswell day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Universal City to Roswell. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Universal City in June, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Roswell: temperatures range from 97°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Roswell Museum & Art Center ©
Roswell Museum & Art Center
Bottomless Lakes State Park ©
Bottomless Lakes State Park
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art ©

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 11th (Thu), stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon. On the next day, trek along Bright Angel Trail.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online tour planner .

Drive from Roswell to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. When traveling from Roswell in June, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 13th (Sat), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On your second day here, make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect much hotter with lows of 64°F in Anaheim. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

1
day
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Colorado Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Anaheim in June, Colorado Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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