9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Houston
— 2 nights
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
3
Austin
— 2 nights
4
Dallas
— 2 nights

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Houston

Houston ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Space Center Houston and The Houston Museum of Natural Science. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 1892 Bishop's Palace and The Strand. Step out of Houston to go to Galveston and see The Seawall, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Escape Hunt, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Teo-Chew Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Houston attractions planner.

Atlanta to Houston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Atlanta in November, with highs in Houston at 73°F and lows at 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Galveston
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

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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.
On the 29th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Main Plaza.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio trip app.

You can drive from Houston to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. November in San Antonio sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
McNay Art Museum ©
McNay Art Museum

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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 1st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, and finally contemplate the long history of The Driskill.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Austin driving holiday planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

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Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, and then contemplate the long history of Thistle Hill House Museum. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and finally see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

Plan my day in Dallas using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Austin to Dallas by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Austin in December: highs in Dallas hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Worth
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum

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