14 days in San Diego, Austin & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

14 days in San Diego, Austin & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Austin
— 4 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately Encinitas away. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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Charlotte to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charlotte to San Diego due to the time zone difference. In November, San Diego is somewhat warmer than Charlotte - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

4
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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Explore Austin's surroundings by going to San Antonio (The San Antonio River Walk & The Alamo). The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, admire the striking features of The Driskill, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

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Fly from San Diego to Austin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in November, Austin is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trip

5
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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pima Point, take in the pleasant sights at The Trail of Time, and make a trip to Pipe Creek Vista.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Austin, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature