9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Flagstaff
— 1 night
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Tucson
— 1 night
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El Paso
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 1 night
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Waco
— 1 night
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Houston
— Few hours

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Walnut Canyon National Monument, then get impressive views of Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, and then stop by Olive the Best Oils and Vinegars of Flagstaff. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Wupatki National Monument.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Flagstaff online road trip planner.

Meridian to Flagstaff is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Meridian to Flagstaff due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Meridian in October, you will find days in Flagstaff are a bit cooler (65°F), and nights are colder (33°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument ©
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

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Tucson

Tucson ©

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 19th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Mission San Xavier del Bac, then trek along Cactus Forest Trail, and then cruise along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tucson online trip maker.

Drive from Flagstaff to Tucson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in October; daily highs in Tucson reach 87°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Tucson

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive
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Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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El Paso

El Paso ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): meet the residents at El Paso Zoo, then see the interesting displays at National Border Patrol Museum, and then cruise along Scenic Drive - Overlook.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read El Paso route builder app.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to El Paso takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Tucson in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in El Paso: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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El Paso Zoo ©
El Paso Zoo
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook
National Border Patrol Museum ©
National Border Patrol Museum

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San Antonio

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 21st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower of the Americas, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from El Paso to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from El Paso to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from El Paso in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 64°F in San Antonio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Mexic-Arte Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Austin are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Waco.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Driskill ©
The Driskill
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
On the 24th (Sat), examine the collection at Dr Pepper Museum, then see the interesting displays at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

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

Drive from Austin to Waco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Waco, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Waco

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Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Waco Suspension Bridge ©
Waco Suspension Bridge
Dr Pepper Museum ©
Dr Pepper Museum

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Houston

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.
For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Houston route planner.

You can drive from Waco to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Waco in October since evenings lows in Houston dip to 67°F. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nightlife
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