13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Ashland
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Scottsbluff
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h
4
Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Amarillo
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Moline
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Gary
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Syracuse

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night
Ashland

Ashland ©
Ashland is a city in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States. To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ashland vacation planner .

Syracuse to Ashland is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Syracuse to Ashland, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Ashland can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Scottsbluff.

Things to do in Ashland

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Holy Family Shrine
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Holy Family Shrine ©
Holy Family Shrine

1
night
Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff
Scottsbluff is a city in Scotts Bluff County, in the western part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Scottsbluff trip planner .

Getting from Ashland to Scottsbluff by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Ashland in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Scottsbluff, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Scottsbluff

Outdoors Trails Parks

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night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Diego itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Scottsbluff to San Diego. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Scottsbluff, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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night
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Petrified Forest National Park trip maker tool .

Getting from San Diego to Petrified Forest National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
Puerco Pueblo ©
Puerco Pueblo

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Mather Point. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and get great views at Yaki Point.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online tour planner .

You can drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. In July in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then take an in-depth tour of Titanic, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
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Madame Tussauds -  Las Vegas ©
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas
Titanic ©
Titanic

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night
Amarillo

Amarillo
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Las Vegas to Amarillo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Amarillo is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Amarillo to be little chillier, temps between 92°F and 66°F. You'll set off for Moline on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks Museums Nature

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Moline

Moline
Moline is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): try to win big at Jumer's Casino Rock Island.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Moline travel itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Amarillo to Moline. Traveling from Amarillo in July, expect nights in Moline to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are slightly colder, around 85°F. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gary.

Things to do in Moline

Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Jumer's Casino Rock Island

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night
Gary

Gary ©
Gary is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States, 25mi from downtown Chicago, Illinois.The population of Gary was 80,294 at the 2010 census, making it the ninth-largest city in the state of Indiana. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): go for a walk through Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk and then identify plant and animal life at Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy Preserve.

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Traveling by car from Moline to Gary takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gary

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve, Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk
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Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve ©
Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk ©
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

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