10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Drive
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Rio Rancho
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Big Sur
— 1 night
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Rio Rancho

Rio Rancho is the largest city and economic hub of Sandoval County in the U.S. On the 21st (Sat), trek along Canyon Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and then see a world frozen in time at Ghost Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at A Park Above, then ride a horse along The Stables at Tamaya, and then steep yourself in history at Pueblo of Santa Ana.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rio Rancho travel planner.

Albuquerque to Rio Rancho is an approximately half hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Albuquerque in November since evenings lows in Rio Rancho dip to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Rio Rancho

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Canyon Trail
Must see
Canyon Trail
4.9
A Park Above ©
Playground
A Park Above
4.8

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Rim Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday site.

You can drive from Rio Rancho to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Rio Rancho in November, with lows around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Rim Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0
Mather Point ©
Lookout
Mather Point
4.8

4
nights
Yosemite National Park

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. In November, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Taft Point ©
Must see
Taft Point
4.9

1
night
Big Sur

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls and then snap pictures at Bixby Bridge.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Big Sur route builder site.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur takes 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Big Sur: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Big Sur

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
McWay Falls ©
Waterfall
McWay Falls
4.5
Bixby Bridge ©
Bridge
Bixby Bridge
4.6

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