11 days in San Diego, Grand Canyon National Park & Rogers Itinerary

11 days in San Diego, Grand Canyon National Park & Rogers Itinerary

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San Diego
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Rogers
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San Diego

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America's Finest City

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Diego tour itinerary planner.

Joplin to San Diego is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Joplin to San Diego, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, San Diego is somewhat warmer than Joplin - with highs of 78°F and lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
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San Diego Zoo
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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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take in the pleasant sights at The Trail of Time, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and explore and take pictures at Bright Angel Point.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Diego in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rogers.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
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Rogers

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Rogers is a city in Benton County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Native American History, then Head underground at Old Spanish Treasure Cave, and finally stroll through Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Hobbs State Park, then hike along Tanyard Creek Nature Trail, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rogers road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Rogers takes 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, Rogers is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rogers

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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State Park
Hobbs State Park
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