12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Saint Joseph
Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Tulsa
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Roswell
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  27 h
End: Saint Joseph

2
nights
Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area, then admire the masterpieces at The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, then get outside with Guthrie Green, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Family Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum, then stroll around River Parks, then get engrossed in the history at Tulsa Historical Society & Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Atlas Life Building.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tulsa vacation maker app.

Saint Joseph to Tulsa is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saint Joseph to Tulsa. Traveling from Saint Joseph in August, things will get a bit warmer in Tulsa: highs are around 91°F and lows about 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Roswell.

Things to do in Tulsa

Outdoors Museums Trails

Side Trip

Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum
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Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area ©
Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area
River Parks ©
River Parks
Guthrie Green ©
Guthrie Green

2
nights
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 19th (Fri): examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center, take in the exciting artwork at Tokay Beaded Art, then contemplate the long history of Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, and finally brush up on your military savvy at General Douglas L. McBride Military Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Walker Aviation Musem, admire the masterpieces at Roswell Museum & Art Center, then explore the world behind art at Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Roswell trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Tulsa to Roswell in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tulsa to Roswell. In August, daily temperatures in Roswell can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico ©
Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art ©
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
Roswell Museum & Art Center ©
Roswell Museum & Art Center

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wells Fargo Museum and St. Mary's Basilica. Appreciate the collections at Musical Instrument Museum and Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, take an in-depth tour of Phoenix Police Museum, and examine the collection at Martin Auto Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix trip maker website.

You can fly from Roswell to Phoenix in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Roswell in August: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 105°F and lows are around 83°F. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting ©
Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting
Lookout Mountain Preserve ©
Lookout Mountain Preserve

2
nights
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.
To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app.

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 80°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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