19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll around Veterans Memorial Park, examine the collection at The Zuhl Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of San Albino, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Albino Church, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Las Cruces.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Cruces trip itinerary builder website.

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 changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in November: highs in Las Cruces hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Albino Church ©
San Albino Church
The Zuhl Museum ©
The Zuhl Museum
Veterans Memorial Park ©
Veterans Memorial Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, then steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally go for a walk through 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, and then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Las Cruces to San Antonio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Cruces to San Antonio is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Las Cruces in November, with highs in San Antonio at 74°F and lows at 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, view the masterpieces at Wild About Music, then admire the landmark architecture 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): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in November, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, get your game on at The Escape Game Houston, then identify plant and animal life at Houston Audubon, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Teo-Chew Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Houston trip planner.

Getting from Austin to Houston by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November in Houston, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Houston Audubon ©
Houston Audubon

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, then have some family-friendly fun at Corky's Gaming Bistro, and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, play a few rounds at The Westin Stonebriar Hotel and Golf Club, then grab your bike and head to Joe Famer Recreation Center, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Rainbow Vomit.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dallas trip itinerary website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Houston to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, Dallas is slightly colder than Houston - with highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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 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 browse the exhibits of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Oklahoma City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dallas in November; daily highs in Oklahoma City reach 62°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum ©
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the galleries of Hotel de Paris Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, then admire all the interesting features of Mount Evans Scenic Byway, and finally walk around Crown Hill Park. On the next day, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, 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 ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Denver day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Oklahoma City to Denver in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In November, Denver is slightly colder than Oklahoma City - with highs of 54°F and lows of 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hotel de Paris Museum, Crown Hill Park
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): cruise along Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway, then identify plant and animal life at Colorado National Monument, and then stroll around Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Dominguez Canyon, then learn about winemaking at Mesa Park Vineyards, then make a trip to The Blue Pig Gallery, and finally get curious at John McConnell Math and Science Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Denver to Grand Junction in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Palisade, Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area, Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway, Colorado National Monument
Highlights from your plan
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning tool.

You can fly from Grand Junction to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Junction to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Junction in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 68°F and lows at 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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