13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Austin
— 3 nights
2
Marfa
— 1 night
3
Tijeras
— 2 nights
4
Madrid
— 1 day
5
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
6
Aspen
— 1 night
7
Denver
— 2 nights

3
nights
Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 8th (Wed), stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and then sample the tasty concoctions at Spoetzl Brewery. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Inner Space Cavern, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then stroll through Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Austin tour itinerary planning tool.

Philadelphia to Austin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Austin is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Philadelphia in May, expect Austin to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Marfa.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Inner Space Cavern, Spoetzl Brewery
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Inner Space Cavern ©
Inner Space Cavern
Spoetzl Brewery ©
Spoetzl Brewery

1
night
Marfa

Marfa
Marfa is a city in the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in far West Texas, located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Marfa trip planner.

Drive from Austin to Marfa in 7 hours. Traveling from Austin in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Marfa, with lows of 48°F. You'll set off for Tijeras on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Marfa

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

2
nights
Tijeras

Tijeras
Tijeras is a village in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States. To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tijeras trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marfa to Tijeras takes 7 hours. Traveling from Marfa to Tijeras, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Marfa, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tijeras, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 51°F. You'll set off for Madrid on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Tijeras

Scenic Drive · Outdoors

1
day
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is a census-designated place in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Madrid Ghost Town and then admire the masterpieces at Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Tijeras to Madrid takes an hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Tijeras in May, with lows around 43°F. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden
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Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden ©
Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden

3
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip app.

Drive from Madrid to Monument Valley in 6 hours. In May in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 44°F at night. You will leave for Aspen on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours

1
night
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Aspen trip planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Aspen by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, things will get little chillier in Aspen: highs are around 62°F and lows about 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Aspen

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
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Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area ©
Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 18th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Dinosaur Ridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Aspen to Denver takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Aspen in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Denver, with lows around 43°F. You will leave for home on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Denver

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Dinosaur Ridge
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Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge

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