11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Fly
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San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive
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Joshua Tree
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Phoenix
— 4 nights
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San Diego

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've added Old Town San Diego, Coronado Tidelands Park, Coronado Island, and other attractions to your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Shores Park and Pacific Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Lions, Tigers & Bears and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Point Loma, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, browse the different shops at Fashion Valley, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

Indianapolis to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Indianapolis in November; daily highs in San Diego reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Joshua Tree.

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Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Joshua Tree National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Joshua Tree attractions planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Joshua Tree takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Diego in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Joshua Tree, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then get great views at The Abyss. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum, stroll around Indian Garden, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and finally admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Joshua Tree to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Joshua Tree to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Joshua Tree in November, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 22°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Saguaro National Park has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch and Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ. Head to Chandler Fashion Center and Elan Wollitzer Galleryfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at KOLI Equestrian Center, hike along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area, identify plant and animal life at Lookout Mountain Preserve, and revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Phoenix.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, with highs in Phoenix at 78°F and lows at 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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