12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Oklahoma City
Drive:  8 h 45 min
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Malibu
— 1 night
Train:  10 h 30 min
5
San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Sonoma
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
7
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
8
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Oklahoma City

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals, then admire the natural beauty at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe vacation builder tool.

Oklahoma City to Santa Fe is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oklahoma City in May, expect Santa Fe to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 43°F. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Spas Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens ©
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens
Mama's Minerals ©
Mama's Minerals

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Sun), stroll around Indian Garden and then get great views at Powell Point.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 33°F. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get your game on at The VOID.

To find out how to plan a trip to Anaheim, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Anaheim to be warmer, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Anaheim

Fun & Games Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Laguna Beach
Highlights from your plan
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail ©
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach
World of Color - Celebrate ©
World of Color - Celebrate

1
night
Malibu

Malibu
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): kick back and relax at Carbon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Westward Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at El Pescador State Beach, and finally admire the majestic nature at Point Mugu State Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Malibu online road trip planner.

Drive from Anaheim to Malibu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Anaheim in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Malibu: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 58°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to San Jose.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Point Mugu State Park
Highlights from your plan
Point Mugu State Park
Point Mugu State Park
Carbon Beach
Carbon Beach
Legacy Park ©
Legacy Park

2
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 29th (Fri), walk around Emma Prusch Farm Park, make a trip to Sikh Gurdwara, then walk around Santa Teresa County Park, then learn about winemaking at J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, and finally walk around Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read our San Jose trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Malibu to San Jose in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Jose when traveling from Malibu in May, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Sonoma.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Santa Teresa County Park ©
Santa Teresa County Park
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines ©
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Sikh Gurdwara ©
Sikh Gurdwara

1
night
Sonoma

Sonoma ©
Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): walk around Bartholomew Park, identify plant and animal life at Sonoma Valley Regional Park, then stroll through Heart's Desire Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Drakes Estero.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sonoma trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Jose to Sonoma in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sonoma when traveling from San Jose in May, with lows around 46°F. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Sonoma

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Point Reyes National Seashore, Riverfront Promenade, Sonoma Valley Regional Park, Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Sonoma Valley Regional Park ©
Sonoma Valley Regional Park
Drakes Estero ©
Drakes Estero

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park online tour planner.

Getting from Sonoma to Redwood National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Sonoma in May, you will find days in Redwood National Park are slightly colder (60°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). On the 1st (Mon), you're off to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 1st (Mon), stroll through Waterfront Renaissance Trail, then wander the streets of Alberta Street, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Westward Whiskey. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area, visit Multnomah Village, then learn about winemaking at Stoller Family Estate, and finally get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Portland.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Portland road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Portland takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Redwood National Park in June, with highs in Portland at 77°F and lows at 56°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Neighborhoods Trails

Side Trips

Waterfront Renaissance Trail, Stoller Family Estate
Highlights from your plan
Tryon Creek State Natural Area ©
Tryon Creek State Natural Area
Stoller Family Estate ©
Stoller Family Estate
Alberta Street ©
Alberta Street

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