9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Houston
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sonora
— Few hours
Drive
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Big Bend National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Midland/Odessa, Fly to Houston Hobby Apt

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Space Center Houston and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Escape the urban bustle at Houston Audubon and Water Wall. Change things up with a short trip to The Seawall in Galveston (about 58 minutes away). There's more to do: engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Houston tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Houston. January in Houston sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
The Seawall ©
Historic Walking Area
The Seawall
4.2

2
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San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio online attractions planner.

You can drive from Houston to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in San Antonio when traveling from Houston in January, with lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Sonora.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
The Alamo ©
Must see
The Alamo
4.4

few
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Sonora

Sonora is a city in and the county seat of Sutton County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Old Ice House Ranch Museum and then explore the fascinating underground world of Caverns of Sonora.

Before you visit Sonora, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from San Antonio to Sonora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in January; daily highs in Sonora reach 59°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Sonora

Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Big Bend National Park

Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Get in touch with nature at Chisos Mountains and Lost Mine Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at Big Bend National Park - Fossil Bone Exhibit and Ghost Town Texas. There's much more to do: trek along Ernst Tinaja Trail, see a world frozen in time at Terlingua, tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail, and contemplate the long history of Hot Springs Historic District.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Big Bend National Park vacation maker app.

You can drive from Sonora to Big Bend National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Big Bend National Park when traveling from Sonora in January, with lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Chisos Mountains ©
Must see
Chisos Mountains
4.9
Lost Mine Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Lost Mine Trail
4.9
Ernst Tinaja Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Ernst Tinaja Trail
5.0

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