58 days in United States Itinerary

58 days in United States Itinerary

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58 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cave Creek
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Picacho
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Tubac
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Patagonia
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Marfa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Big Bend National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Del Rio
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Laredo
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  52​h 30​min
9
South Padre Island
— 7 nights
drive:  51​h 30​min
10
Castroville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
New Braunfels
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Austin
— 16 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Waco

2
nights
Picacho

Picacho ©
Picacho Peak State Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Picacho Peak State Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along Hunter Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Picacho driving holiday planner .

Cave Creek to Picacho is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In January, daily temperatures in Picacho can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. You will leave for Tubac on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Picacho

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 31:
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Picacho Peak State Park ©
Picacho Peak State Park
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch ©
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

3
nights
Tubac

Tubac ©
Tubac is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. You've now added Anza Trail to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Tumacacori National Historical Park and Tubac Presidio State Historic Park. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at La Paloma de Tubac.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tubac trip planning site .

Getting from Picacho to Tubac by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Picacho in January since evenings lows in Tubac dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Patagonia.

Things to do in Tubac

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tumacacori National Historical Park
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:
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Anza Trail ©
Anza Trail
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park ©

4
nights
Patagonia

Patagonia ©
Patagonia is a town in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Patagonia Lake State Park as well as Lightning Ridge Cellars. Escape the urban bustle at Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve and Colossal Cave Mountain Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patagonia: Arizona Hops and Vines (in Sonoita) and Elgin (Kief-Joshua Vineyards, Sonoita Vineyards, & more). There's more to do: do a tasting at Dos Cabezas WineWorks.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Patagonia planning website .

You can drive from Tubac to Patagonia in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Patagonia can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Patagonia

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Elgin, Sonoita, Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 7:
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Lightning Ridge Cellars ©
Lightning Ridge Cellars
Colossal Cave Mountain Park ©
Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Patagonia Lake State Park ©
Patagonia Lake State Park

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site. On the 7th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Scenic Drive - Overlook and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the El Paso trip site .

Getting from Patagonia to El Paso by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In February, daily temperatures in El Paso can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Marfa.

Things to do in El Paso

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 8:
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Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook

1
night
Marfa

Marfa ©
Marfa is a city in the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in far West Texas, located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Presidio County Courthouse and then take an unorthodox tour of Marfa Lights Viewing Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marfa visit website .

Drive from El Paso to Marfa in 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from El Paso to Marfa is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from El Paso in February since evenings lows in Marfa dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Big Bend National Park.
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 9:
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Marfa Lights Viewing Center ©
Marfa Lights Viewing Center
Presidio County Courthouse ©
Presidio County Courthouse

5
nights
Big Bend National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Chisos Mountains and Lost Mine Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Big Bend National Park: Terlingua (Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center & Indian Head Trail). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Santa Elena Canyon, see a world frozen in time at Terlingua, hike along Dug Out Wells Picnic Area and Nature Trail, and don't miss a visit to Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Big Bend National Park trip builder website .

Getting from Marfa to Big Bend National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Marfa in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Big Bend National Park: highs are around 74°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Del Rio.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Terlingua
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail

1
night
Del Rio

Del Rio
Del Rio is a city in and the county seat of Val Verde County, Texas. To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Del Rio online itinerary planner .

Drive from Big Bend National Park to Del Rio in 4.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 46°F. You'll set off for Laredo on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Del Rio

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 15:

few
hours
Laredo

Laredo
Laredo is the county seat of Webb County, Texas, United States, located on the north bank of the Rio Grande in South Texas, across from Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Laredo trip planner.

You can drive from Del Rio to Laredo in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Del Rio in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Laredo, with lows of 53°F. You'll set off for South Padre Island on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Laredo

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 16:

7
nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Step out of the city life by going to Sea Turtle, Inc. and Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge. Explore South Padre Island's surroundings by going to Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park (in Brownsville) and Estero Llano Grande State Park (in Weslaco). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, make a trip to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island day trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Laredo to South Padre Island. Traveling from Laredo in February, you will find days in South Padre Island are a bit cooler (67°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). You will leave for Castroville on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, Estero Llano Grande State Park, Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 24:
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Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Castroville

Castroville ©
Castroville is a city in Medina County, Texas, United States. Visiting The Y.O. Ranch and Hill Country State Natural Area will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Castroville: The Museum of Western Art (in Kerrville), Bandera (Bandera General Store & Horseback Riding Tours) and Vanderpool (Lost Maples Winery & Lost Maples State Natural Area). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cibolo Nature Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Catholic Church, stroll around Castroville Regional Park, and examine the collection at Castroville Pottery Gallery and Studio.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Castroville trip itinerary builder site .

Explore your travel options from South Padre Island to Castroville with the Route module. Traveling from South Padre Island in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Castroville, with lows of 46°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to New Braunfels.

Things to do in Castroville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Bandera, Boerne, Vanderpool, The Museum of Western Art, The Y.O. Ranch
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Lost Maples State Natural Area ©
Lost Maples State Natural Area
The Y.O. Ranch ©
The Y.O. Ranch
Horseback Riding Tours

8
nights
New Braunfels

New Braunfels ©
Built upon the back of an older cotton-producing town called Gruene, New Braunfels pays tribute to its heritage by maintaining part of the historical town--its post office, general store, and dance hall among other buildings--inside the city limits.
Get outdoors at Landa Park and Jacob's Well Natural Area. Venture out of the city with trips to San Marcos River (in San Marcos), Guadalupe River State Park (in Spring Branch) and Palmetto State Park (in Gonzales). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Dick's Classic Garage, see a world frozen in time at Gruene Historic District, get some fabulous bargains at San Marcos Premium Outlets, and explore the activities along Comal River.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Braunfels trip planner .

You can drive from Castroville to New Braunfels in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in February, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in New Braunfels

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

San Marcos, Guadalupe River State Park, Jacob's Well Natural Area, Palmetto State Park
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 9:
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Jacob's Well Natural Area ©
Jacob's Well Natural Area
Guadalupe River State Park ©
Guadalupe River State Park
Palmetto State Park ©
Palmetto State Park

16
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Step out of the city life by going to Brushy Creek Lake Park and Wild Basin Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting Austin side-trips: Dick's Classic Garage (in San Marcos), Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge (in Marble Falls) and George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (in College Station). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Bonnell, immerse yourself in nature at McKinney Falls State Park, identify plant and animal life at Austin Nature & Science Center, and walk around McKinney Roughs Nature Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Austin trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from New Braunfels to Austin in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. You will leave for home on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Austin

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Round Rock, Georgetown, Cedar Park, Blue Bell Creameries, Jacob's Well Natural Area
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 25:
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Mount Bonnell ©
Mount Bonnell
McKinney Falls State Park ©
McKinney Falls State Park
Brushy Creek Lake Park ©
Brushy Creek Lake Park

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