19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
1
Las Cruces
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Houston
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
Grand Junction
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
9
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Foot:  8 h 45 min
End: New York City

1
night
Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): walk around Veterans Memorial Park, examine the collection at The Zuhl Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of San Albino, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Albino Church, and finally ponder the design of Plaza de Las Cruces.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Cruces tour builder app.

New York City to Las Cruces is an approximately 12- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Las Cruces is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New York City in November, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Las Cruces: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 38°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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San Albino Church ©
San Albino Church
Veterans Memorial Park ©
Veterans Memorial Park
The Zuhl Museum ©
The Zuhl Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, then take an in-depth tour of The Guenther House Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and finally enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Las Cruces to San Antonio in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Las Cruces to San Antonio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Cruces in November, with highs in San Antonio at 74°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

2
nights
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 15th (Sun): admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Wild About Music, then admire the striking features of The Driskill, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Austin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Austin trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Austin are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Houston, then look for all kinds of wild species at Houston Audubon, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Teo-Chew Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip planner.

Drive from Austin to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in November, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Teo-Chew Temple ©
Teo-Chew Temple

2
nights
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 18th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Top O'Hill Terrace, have some family-friendly fun at Corky's Gaming Bistro, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, tee off at The Westin Stonebriar Hotel and Golf Club, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Joe Famer Recreation Center, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Rainbow Vomit.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas online itinerary planner.

Getting from Houston to Dallas by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Houston in November, with highs in Dallas at 67°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cistercian Abbey, Top O'Hill Terrace, Corky's Gaming Bistro, The Westin Stonebriar Hotel and Golf Club, Joe Famer Recreation Center
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Corky's Gaming Bistro ©
Corky's Gaming Bistro
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

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.
On the 20th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Old Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City day trip planning app.

Getting from Dallas to Oklahoma City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in November: high temperatures in Oklahoma City hover around 62°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology

2
nights
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 21st (Sat), browse the exhibits of Hotel de Paris Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, then take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, and finally stroll around Crown Hill Park. On your second day here, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and then sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Denver tour itinerary website.

Getting from Oklahoma City to Denver by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Oklahoma City in November, with highs in Denver at 54°F and lows at 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Crown Hill Park, Hotel de Paris Museum
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Mount Evans Scenic Byway ©
Mount Evans Scenic Byway

2
nights
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. On the 23rd (Mon), take a memorable drive along Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway, then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument, and then stroll around Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Dominguez Canyon, do a tasting at Mesa Park Vineyards, then don't miss a visit to The Blue Pig Gallery, and finally get curious at John McConnell Math and Science Center.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction trip planner.

Fly from Denver to Grand Junction in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Grand Junction can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Palisade, Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area, Colorado National Monument, Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway
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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area ©
Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area
Mesa Park Vineyards ©
Mesa Park Vineyards

5
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday site.

Getting from Grand Junction to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Junction to Las Vegas. In November, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Grand Junction - with highs of 68°F and lows of 47°F. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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