13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Marfa
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Tijeras
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Madrid
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
6
Aspen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Spoetzl Brewery. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Inner Space Cavern, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Austin online trip maker .

Philadelphia to Austin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Austin is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in May: high temperatures in Austin hover around 85°F and lows are around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marfa.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Spoetzl Brewery, Inner Space Cavern
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Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Inner Space Cavern ©
Inner Space Cavern

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

Drive from Austin to Marfa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Austin in May, Marfa is slightly colder at night with lows of 48°F. You'll set off for Tijeras on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Marfa

Museums Tours Shopping

2
nights
Tijeras

Tijeras
Tijeras is a village in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States. For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tijeras trip planner .

Getting from Marfa to Tijeras by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Marfa to Tijeras is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Marfa in May, you will find days in Tijeras are slightly colder (77°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). You'll set off for Madrid on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Tijeras

Outdoors Parks Trails

1
day
Madrid

Madrid
Madrid is a census-designated place in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States. On the 13th (Mon), mingle with the ghosts of the past at Madrid Ghost Town and then admire the natural beauty at Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip builder .

You can drive from Tijeras to Madrid in an hour. Expect a bit cooler 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 Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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 photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley day trip planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Monument Valley by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 44°F. You'll set off for Aspen on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature

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.
On the 13th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Aspen trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Monument Valley to Aspen by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, things will get a bit cooler in Aspen: highs are around 62°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Aspen

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): make a trip to Dinosaur Ridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Denver road trip planning tool .

Fly from Aspen to Denver in 3 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. On the 15th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Denver

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dinosaur Ridge
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Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge

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