12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

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
+2
Drive + Fly + 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, soothe aching muscles at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, and then explore the galleries of San Miguel Chapel.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe itinerary maker site .

Oklahoma City to Santa Fe is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Oklahoma City in May; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 73°F and lows reach 43°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 24th (Sun).

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

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), walk around Indian Garden, enjoy breathtaking views from Yavapai Point, and then get great views at Powell Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip app .

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. In May, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Santa Fe - with highs of 68°F and lows of 33°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for 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 where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim road trip app .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 60°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
Pirates of the Caribbean ©
Pirates of the Caribbean

1
night
Malibu

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

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Malibu trip planner .

You can drive from Anaheim to Malibu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Anaheim in May, expect nights in Malibu to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 71°F. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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, don't miss a visit to Sikh Gurdwara, then walk around Santa Teresa County Park, then do a tasting at J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, and finally stroll around Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Malibu to San Jose in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malibu in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in San Jose, with lows of 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): look for all kinds of wild species at Bartholomew Park, ride a horse along Sonoma Valley Regional Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heart's Desire Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Drakes Estero.

Plan my day in Sonoma using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Jose in May since evenings lows in Sonoma dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Sonoma

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Drakes Estero, Heart's Desire Beach, Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve, Riverfront Promenade, Sonoma Valley Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Sonoma Valley Regional Park ©
Sonoma Valley Regional Park
Drakes Estero ©
Drakes Estero
Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve ©
Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve

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 ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip app .

Drive from Sonoma to Redwood National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sonoma in May: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 47°F. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks 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), hike along Waterfront Renaissance Trail, then don't miss a visit to Alberta Street, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at House Spirits Distillery. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area, take a stroll through Multnomah Village, then do a tasting at Stoller Family Estate, and finally get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Portland.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Portland takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Redwood National Park in June, with highs in Portland at 77°F and lows at 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Neighborhoods Trails

Side Trips

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

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