9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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South Padre Island
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Galveston
— 2 nights
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Hot Springs
— 2 nights
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Fulton
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc. and then cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive South Padre Island. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then look for gifts at Karen's Custom Toe Rings, and finally identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the South Padre Island day trip planning site.

New York City to South Padre Island is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get somewhat warmer in South Padre Island: highs are around 88°F and lows about 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure

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Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Galveston

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
On the 13th (Sun), browse the exhibits of 1892 Bishop's Palace, get some thrills on the water with Galveston Water Adventures, then admire the natural beauty at Moody Gardens, and finally admire the striking features of 1880 Garten Verein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through The Strand, then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, and then find something for the whole family at Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Galveston trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from South Padre Island to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Galveston, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Galveston

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The Seawall ©
The Seawall
The Strand ©
The Strand
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Venture out of the city with trips to Little Rock (Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, &more). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel, don't miss a visit to Bathhouse Row, and take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hot Springs day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Galveston to Hot Springs takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Hot Springs when traveling from Galveston in September, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Fulton.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Spas

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William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Spas
Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse

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Fulton

Fulton ©
Fulton is a city in, and the county seat of, Callaway County, Missouri, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Fire Fighters Memorial, see the interesting displays at Audrain County Historical Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Serenity Valley Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Auto World Car Museum and then get engrossed in the history at The National Churchill Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fulton road trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hot Springs to Fulton. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hot Springs in September: high temperatures in Fulton hover around 82°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fulton

Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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The National Churchill Museum ©
The National Churchill Museum
Serenity Valley Winery ©
Serenity Valley Winery
Audrain County Historical Museum ©
Audrain County Historical Museum

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