11 days in Tulsa, Albuquerque & San Diego Itinerary

11 days in Tulsa, Albuquerque & San Diego Itinerary

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Tulsa
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Albuquerque
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Albuquerque
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Tulsa
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Tulsa

— 1 night

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Mary K. Oxley Nature Center and then get engrossed in the history at Tulsa Historical Society & Museum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tulsa planning tool.

Rockford to Tulsa is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Rockford in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Tulsa: highs are around 89°F and lows about 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Tulsa

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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Albuquerque

— 1 night

Duke City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Jemez Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife West Nature Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque visit planner.

You can drive from Tulsa to Albuquerque in 10 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tulsa to Albuquerque. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tulsa in June since evenings lows in Albuquerque dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

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San Diego

— 4 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Point Loma and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: San Diego Zoo Safari Park (in Escondido) and Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside). There's much more to do: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, steep yourself in history at Mormon Battalion Historic Site, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read San Diego route tool.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to San Diego takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Albuquerque to San Diego is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Albuquerque in June, plan for cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Nature

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Albuquerque

— 1 night

Duke City

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Belen Harvey House Museum.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque journey planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Albuquerque in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Albuquerque is 1 hour. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Albuquerque: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums

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Tulsa

— 1 day

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops and then explore the world behind art at Philbrook Museum of Art.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tulsa road trip planner.

Drive from Albuquerque to Tulsa in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Tulsa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albuquerque in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tulsa, with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tulsa

Museums · Shopping

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