9 days in Houston, Lufkin & Santa Fe Itinerary

9 days in Houston, Lufkin & Santa Fe Itinerary

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Houston
— 1 night
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Lufkin
— 4 nights
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Drive to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, Fly to Albuquerque International Sunport, Drive to Santa Fe
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Houston

— 1 night

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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Houston online holiday maker.

Denver to Houston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Denver in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Houston: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 57°F at night. You will leave for Lufkin on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nightlife

Lufkin

— 4 nights
Lufkin is a city in and the county seat of Angelina County in eastern Texas, United States. Explore Lufkin's surroundings by going to Rusk, TX Footbridge (in Rusk), Nacogdoches (Millard's Crossing Historic Village, Inc. & Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden) and Tyler (Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge & The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Angelina National Forest. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari, steep yourself in history at Sterne Hoya House Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ellen Trout Zoo, and examine the collection at Naranjo Museum-Natural History.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lufkin trip planner.

You can drive from Houston to Lufkin in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Houston in March since evenings lows in Lufkin dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Lufkin

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 3 nights

City Different

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.
Ten Thousand Waves has been added to your itinerary. Step out of Santa Fe to go to Cochiti Pueblo and see Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe online attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lufkin to Santa Fe. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lufkin to Santa Fe. While traveling from Lufkin, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Santa Fe, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trip