9 days in California, Colorado & Texas Itinerary

9 days in California, Colorado & Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
3
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
4
San Antonio
— 1 night
5
Austin
— 1 night

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Albuquerque to San Francisco is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, thenstroll around Garden of the Gods, and then head outdoors with Adventures Out West.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs tour itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Adventures Out West
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West

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 12th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, thentake an in-depth tour of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the San Antonio travel planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to San Antonio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in July: high temperatures in San Antonio hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool, thenlook for gifts at Waterloo Records, and finally admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Austin route maker site.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Austin are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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