10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Diego
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Indio
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Grand Lake
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Scottsdale
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: San Diego

2
nights
Indio

Indio ©
Indio is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Coachella Valley of Southern California's Colorado Desert region. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): hike along Split Rock and then explore the striking landscape at Wonderland of Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, contemplate the long history of Sunnylands Center & Gardens, and then get engrossed in the history at Coachella Valley History Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Indio trip itinerary site.

San Diego to Indio is an approximately 3- hour car ride. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for much hotter days and about the same nights in Indio: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Lake.

Things to do in Indio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Joshua Tree National Park, Sunnylands Center & Gardens, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Coachella Valley History Museum ©
Coachella Valley History Museum
Eureka Peak ©
Eureka Peak
Wonderland of Rocks ©
Wonderland of Rocks

2
nights
Grand Lake

Grand Lake ©
Grand Lake is a statutory town in Grand County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get great views at Forest Canyon Overlook, then admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, and then explore the activities along Lake Irene. On your second day here, look for gifts at Never Summer Mountain Products, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Beach at Grand Lake, then hit the slopes at Grand Lake Nordic Center, and finally hike along East Inlet Trail.

For traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Grand Lake trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Indio to Grand Lake. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Indio to Grand Lake. In May, Grand Lake is colder than Indio - with highs of 33°F and lows of 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Grand Lake

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
East Inlet Trail ©
East Inlet Trail
Lake Irene ©
Lake Irene

3
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Step out of Scottsdale to go to Chandler and see KOLI Equestrian Center, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, go deep underground at Four Peaks Mining Company, admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Scottsdale tour app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Lake to Scottsdale. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Grand Lake in May: high temperatures in Scottsdale hover around 93°F and lows are around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Phoenix, Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 31st (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Courthouse Towers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Scottsdale to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Scottsdale in May, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Moab: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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