16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

San Diego
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Albuquerque
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
San Diego

3
days
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Oceanside Pier and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Visiting San Diego Zoo and Point Loma will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Diego. In April, daytime highs in San Diego are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Oceanside Pier ©
Oceanside Pier

3
days
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Titanic. Get some cultural insight at The Strip and The Neon Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip planner

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
days
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyon Road and San Miguel Chapel. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Albuquerque Old Town and New Mexico Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Albuquerque side-trips: Santa Fe (Museum of Indian Arts & Culture & Loretto Chapel) and Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument (in Mountainair). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Albuquerque trip planner

You can fly from Las Vegas to Albuquerque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Albuquerque. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in April; daily highs in Albuquerque reach 71°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Santa Fe, Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
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San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

1
day
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park, then brush up on your military savvy at MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Holly Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Arkansas Governor's Mansion.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Little Rock sightseeing planning tool

Fly from Albuquerque to Little Rock in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Little Rock. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Little Rock when traveling from Albuquerque in April, with lows around 53°F. On the 20th (Fri), you're off toAthens.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trip

Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Holly Cemetery ©
Mount Holly Cemetery
Arkansas Governor's Mansion ©
Arkansas Governor's Mansion
Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park ©

1
day
Athens

Athens ©
Athens is a city in and the county seat of Athens County, Ohio, United States. On the 21st (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at Zaleski State Forest and then contemplate the long history of Leo Petroglyph State Memorial.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens travel planner

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Athens takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Little Rock to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Little Rock in April, things will get a bit cooler in Athens: highs are around 66°F and lows about 41°F. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Austin.

Things to do in Athens

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leo Petroglyph State Memorial, Zaleski State Forest
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Zaleski State Forest ©
Zaleski State Forest
Leo Petroglyph State Memorial ©
Leo Petroglyph State Memorial

2
days
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and finally contemplate the long history of The Driskill Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Pedernales Falls State Park and then experience rural life at Texas Hill Country Olive Company.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Austin travel itinerary planner

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Austin. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, Austin is a bit warmer than Athens - with highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trips

Texas Hill Country Olive Company, Pedernales Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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