9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner
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Houston
Drive
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Beaumont
— 1 night
Drive
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Austin
— 1 night
Drive
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San Antonio
— 1 day
Fly
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Pensacola
— 1 night
Drive
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Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive to Tallahassee, Fly to Tampa
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Tampa
— 1 night

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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), have some family-friendly fun at Exitus VR and then test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Houston trip planning website.

Tampa to Houston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in July, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Beaumont.
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Fun & Games

Beaumont — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the activities along Cattail Marsh, see the interesting displays at Spindletop - Gladys City Boomtown Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Chambers House, and finally contemplate the long history of Saint Anthony Cathedral Basilica.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Beaumont trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Houston to Beaumont in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.
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Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Austin — 1 night

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Austin journey maker site.

Drive from Beaumont to Austin in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Beaumont in July: highs in Austin hover around 98°F, while lows dip to 75°F. On the 5th (Sun), you're off to San Antonio.
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Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks

San Antonio — 1 day

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 5th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, take in the history at Mission San Jose, then take in the history at Mission Concepcion, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Antonio itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 98°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

San Francisco — 1 night

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll through Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to San Francisco takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Yellowstone National Park — 2 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park route planning website.

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yellowstone National Park when traveling from San Francisco in July, with lows around 39°F. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Pensacola.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Pensacola — 1 night

Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then kick back and relax at Gulf Islands National Seashore, and finally head off the coast to Gulf Islands.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pensacola route planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Pensacola in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Pensacola due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Pensacola, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Panama City Beach.
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Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours
Side Trip

Panama City Beach — 1 night

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take advantage of the amenities at Panama City Beach, then learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at St. Andrews State Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pensacola to Panama City Beach takes 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampa.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Tampa — 1 night

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 11th (Sat), get outside with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Courtney Campbell Trail, have some family-friendly fun at Axe Throwing Tampa, then take in the waterfront activity at Fun Flats Fishing, and finally sample the fine beverages at Tampa Bay Rum Company, Home of Gaspar's Rum.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tampa day trip planning app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Panama City Beach to Tampa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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