11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: College Station
Drive:  25​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h
7
Roswell
— 1 day
Drive:  12​h 30​min
End: College Station

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning site .

College Station to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from College Station in December, expect Salt Lake City to be much colder, temps between 39°F and 24°F. On the 30th (Sun), you're off toSeattle.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Museum of Pop Culture, Capitol Hill, Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront, and other attractions. Attractions like Pike Place Market and Space Needle make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Seattle online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Seattle. In December, Seattle is a bit warmer than Salt Lake City - with highs of 47°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Mt Si
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, Twin Peaks, Baker Beach, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, kick back and relax at Baker Beach, then catch a live performance at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and finally wander the streets of Chinatown.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip maker .

Do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Seattle - with highs of 59°F and lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

1
night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Santa Monica Bay, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Hollywood Sign, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, make a trip to Hollywood Sign, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

1
day
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, Hoover Dam Bypass, New York New York Casino, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, try your luck at New York New York Casino, shop like a local with The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 59°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

1
day
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.
Grand Canyon North Rim has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon North Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Grand Canyon National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (44°F), and nights are colder (15°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Roswell.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
North Rim Visitor Center ©
North Rim Visitor Center
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

1
day
Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stop by Alien Zone Area 51, then examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center, and then see the sky in a new way at Roswell Museum & Art Center.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Roswell trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Roswell in 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, with highs in Roswell at 55°F and lows at 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Roswell Museum & Art Center ©
Roswell Museum & Art Center
Alien Zone Area 51 ©
Alien Zone Area 51

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