9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  9​h
1
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Old Round Barn, appreciate the history behind Centennial Land Run Monument, then get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Osteology, and finally admire the masterpieces at Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

Discover how to plan a Oklahoma City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Newark to Oklahoma City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newark to Oklahoma City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Oklahoma City, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Old Round Barn
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The Old Round Barn ©
The Old Round Barn
Museum of Osteology
Museum of Osteology
Oklahoma City Museum of Art ©
Oklahoma City Museum of Art

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Mon), make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace and then take a stroll through Dallas Arts District.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip maker app .

Drive from Oklahoma City to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dallas, with lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arts District ©
Dallas Arts District
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Tue), explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Houston, then see the interesting displays at Houston Museum District, and then get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Houston trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 95°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Wildlife
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Children's Museum of Houston ©
Children's Museum of Houston
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District

1
night
Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 28th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Inner Space Cavern, then stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Austin sees daily highs of 98°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Adventure Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Inner Space Cavern
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery
Inner Space Cavern ©
Inner Space Cavern

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 29th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Mission Trail, take in the history at Mission Concepcion, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio online trip maker .

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in San Antonio sees daily highs of 98°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church
Mission Concepcion ©
Mission Concepcion

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the world behind art at El Paso Museum of Art, take a memorable drive along Scenic Drive - Overlook, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the El Paso trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from San Antonio to El Paso in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from San Antonio in August, expect El Paso to be little chillier, temps between 93°F and 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in El Paso

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook
El Paso Museum of Art ©
El Paso Museum of Art

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 31st (Sat), explore the ancient world of Coronado Historic Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, see the interesting displays at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, then engage your brain at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, and finally take an in-depth tour of Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Albuquerque New Mexico Temple and then trek along La Luz Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from El Paso to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from El Paso in August, things will get slightly colder in Albuquerque: highs are around 88°F and lows about 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Coronado Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church
Coronado Historic Site ©
Coronado Historic Site
La Luz Trail ©
La Luz Trail

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