14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
2
Laurel
— 1 night
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
4
Galveston
— 4 nights
5
Tucson
— 3 nights

2
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Get outdoors at Exotic Feline Rescue Center and Shades State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Vigo County Courthouse (in Terre Haute), McCormick's Creek State Park (in Spencer) and Covered Bridge Art Association Gallery (in Rockville). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Turkey Run State Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Monon Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Holliday Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Indianapolis online itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Indianapolis. In October in Indianapolis, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Laurel.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Monon Trail, Vigo County Courthouse, McCormick's Creek State Park, Turkey Run State Park, Shades State Park
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Exotic Feline Rescue Center ©
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Turkey Run State Park ©
Turkey Run State Park
Shades State Park ©
Shades State Park

1
night
Laurel

Laurel ©
Laurel is a city in and the second county seat of Jones County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, thencontemplate the long history of Landrum's Homestead & Village, thenstop by Anderson-Deason Country Store, and finally relax in the rural setting at A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Laurel road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Indianapolis to Laurel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Laurel. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Indianapolis in October: high temperatures in Laurel hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Laurel

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Anderson-Deason Country Store, A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas
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Lauren Rogers Museum of Art ©
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Landrum's Homestead & Village ©
Landrum's Homestead & Village
A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas ©
A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Garden District, examine the collection at Cabildo, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Orleans road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Laurel to New Orleans takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Laurel in October, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (°F), and nights are a bit warmer (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
Frenchmen Street ©
Frenchmen Street

4
nights
Galveston

Galveston ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Quintana Beach and Pine Gully Park. You'll get in some beach time at Galveston Pocket Park 2 and Sylvan Beach Park. Explore Galveston's surroundings by going to Quintana Neotropical Bird Sanctuary (in Quintana), Surfside Jetty Park (in Surfside Beach) and Timber Creek Golf Club (in Friendswood). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at El Jardin Del Mar, admire all the interesting features of Boardwalk Beast, sample the tasty concoctions at Galveston Island Brewing Company, and look for all kinds of wild species at Armand Bayou Nature Center.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Galveston online trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Galveston, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Galveston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Quintana, Baytown Nature Center, Surfside Jetty Park, Armand Bayou Nature Center, Sylvan Beach Park
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Galveston Pocket Park 2 ©
Galveston Pocket Park 2
Armand Bayou Nature Center ©
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Quintana Neotropical Bird Sanctuary ©
Quintana Neotropical Bird Sanctuary

3
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 21st (Wed), grab your bike and head to Fantasy Island, admire all the interesting features of Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tanque Verde Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Cactus Forest Trail, trek along Hunter Trail, and then stroll through Sunset Trail.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tucson trip planning app.

You can fly from Galveston to Tucson in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Galveston in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tucson, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Picacho
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Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
Tanque Verde Falls ©
Tanque Verde Falls
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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