10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Austin
Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Las Cruces
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
2
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Santa Ana
— 2 nights
Drive:  20​h
End: Austin

1
night
Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. White Sands National Monument has been added to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Cruces day trip planning app .

Austin to Las Cruces is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Las Cruces when traveling from Austin in March, with lows around 41°F. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Nature Parks

Side Trip

White Sands National Monument
Highlights from your plan
White Sands National Monument ©
White Sands National Monument

1
night
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.
To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from Las Cruces to Flagstaff in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Las Cruces in March, things will get little chillier in Flagstaff: highs are around 56°F and lows about 25°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Tours Parks

2
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Pipe Creek Vista, Grandview Point, Moran Point, and other attractions. On the 18th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, get great views at Navajo Point, get great views at Lipan Point, then delve into the distant past at Tusayan Museum, then stroll through Tusayan Ruin Walk, and finally take in breathtaking views at Moran Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): learn something new at Junior Ranger Program.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 23°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Classes Parks Nature
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Navajo Point ©
Navajo Point
Moran Point ©
Moran Point
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 20th (Wed), wander the streets of Old Pasadena. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Ana.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paramount Ranch, Old Pasadena, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
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Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Paramount Ranch ©
Paramount Ranch
Old Pasadena ©
Old Pasadena

2
nights
Santa Ana

Santa Ana ©
Santa Ana is the county seat and second most populous city in Orange County, California. Discovery Cube Orange County has been added to your itinerary.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Ana driving holiday planning site .

Drive from Los Angeles to Santa Ana in an hour. In March, daytime highs in Santa Ana are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Ana

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cube Orange County ©
Discovery Cube Orange County

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