16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Austin
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Roswell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
London

2
days
Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 30th (Tue), wander the streets of South Congress Avenue, identify plant and animal life at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and finally ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Austin sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Austin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Austin. When traveling from London in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Austin: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Roswell.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

1
day
Roswell

Roswell
Roswell is a city in northern Fulton County, Georgia, United States. On the 1st (Thu), do a tasting at Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro, then look for gifts at Alien Zone, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Historic District, and finally examine the collection at International UFO Museum And Research Center.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Roswell tour planner.

Fly from Austin to Roswell in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Austin in January, expect Roswell to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro
Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro
Alien Zone
Alien Zone

1
day
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): Head underground at Big Room and then surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip maker site .

You can drive from Roswell to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Roswell in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

3
days
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bandelier National Monument and Canyon Road. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and The Plaza. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: Jemez Mountains (in Jemez Springs) and Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo). There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at ten thousand waves, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, make a trip to Vivo Contemporary, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip planner .

Traveling by car from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Santa Fe takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in February, with highs in Santa Fe at 10°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jemez Mountains, Bandelier National Monument, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

2
days
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 6th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock and then admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument and then identify plant and animal life at Bearizona Wildlife Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Santa Fe to Flagstaff in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sedona, Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

4
days
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hermit's Rest and Kolb Studio. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. On the 9th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Rim Trail, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To plan Grand Canyon National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 11°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 8°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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