35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Simeon
— Few hours
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Carmel
— Few hours
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Wawona
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Salem
— 1 night
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Portland
— Few hours
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Orlando
— 2 nights
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Key Largo
— Few hours
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Islamorada
— Few hours
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Big Pine Key
— Few hours
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Dallas
— 2 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and The Broad. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Manhattan Beach and see Manhattan Beach, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, stop by Hollywood & Highland, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker app.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Must see
The Getty Center
4.8
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1
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Historic Walking Area
Venice Canals Walkway
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San Simeon

San Simeon
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Simeon trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Simeon by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in San Simeon. You'll set off for Carmel on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 8th (Tue), kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach and then get engrossed in the history at Carmel Mission.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Carmel trip maker site.

Drive from San Simeon to Carmel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. When traveling from San Simeon in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Carmel, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:
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Religious Site
Carmel Mission
4.5

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip website.

Traveling by car from Carmel to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Walt Disney Family Museum
4.6
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome and then hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

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Getting from San Francisco to Wawona by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Wawona, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Half Dome
4.9

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 13th (Sun), walk around Indian Garden, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, get great views at Lookout Studio, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and finally engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wawona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Wawona to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Wawona in September: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:
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Must see
Powell Point
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Kolb Studio
4.6
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Science Museum
Yavapai Geology Museum
4.3

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, walk around Sandstone Tours, then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and finally examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 32°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Tours · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Church History Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church Office Building.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City visit planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Salt Lake City by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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Must see
Temple Square
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Church History Museum
4.7

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Loop Road. Visiting West Thumb Geyser Basin and Castle Geyser will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, don't miss a visit to The 45th Parallel, identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls, and trek along Observation Point Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C and lows are around 0°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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Must see
Gibbon Falls
4.5
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Must see
Grand Loop Road
4.6

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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, then stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Keystone trip planning site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. In September, Keystone is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 25°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
You'll explore and learn at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Old Town. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, contemplate the long history of Blair House, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Washington DC sightseeing site.

Fly from Keystone to Washington DC in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in September: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Salem.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
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Salem

Salem ©

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at The House of the Seven Gables, stroll the grounds of Old Burying Point Cemetery, then get your game on at Witch Pix, then admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum, and finally stop by The Coven's Cottage.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Salem travel site.

Getting from Washington DC to Salem by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get a bit cooler in Salem: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
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Art Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
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Portland

Portland

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Portland attractions app.

Getting from Salem to Portland by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Brooklyn Heights Promenade and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Greenwich Village. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, take a stroll through SoHo, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and take in the pleasant sights at Times Square.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 1:
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Specialty Museum
New York Public Library
4.7

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and then make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Orlando

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
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Entertainment Center
The Escape Game Orlando
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Disney Park / Activity
Walt Disney World Resort
4.3

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Key Largo

Key Largo

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Key Largo travel route planning app.

Getting from Orlando to Key Largo by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Key Largo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Islamorada

Islamorada ©

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 3rd (Sat), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Islamorada online trip itinerary planner.

Islamorada is just a short distance from Key Largo. October in Islamorada sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Islamorada

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): shop like a local with Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Pine Key trip planner.

You can drive from Islamorada to Big Pine Key in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Big Pine Key, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
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Key West

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Let the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Firehouse Museum capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Vandenberg Wreck. The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Key West route planner.

Drive from Big Pine Key to Key West in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Key West

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with NorthPark Center, then see the interesting displays at Frontiers of Flight Museum, then see the interesting displays at Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, and finally stop by Wild Bill's Western Store.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dallas driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Dallas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Key West in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dallas, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

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Specialty Museum
Frontiers of Flight Museum
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Neighborhood
NorthPark Center
4.5

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