14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fairfield
Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
3
Independence
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h 15​min
4
Fort Bragg
— 7 nights
End: Fort Bragg

1
day
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park visit planning website .

Fairfield to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fairfield to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Fairfield, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

1
night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town. On your second day here, engage your brain at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, and then have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Albuquerque journey maker app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Albuquerque, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Independence.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument

1
night
Independence

Independence ©
Independence is the fifth-largest city in the state of Missouri. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Harry S Truman National Historic Site, then try your luck at Harrah's North Kansas City Casino, and finally make a trip to Subtropolis. On your second day here, have some family-friendly fun at Bury the Hatchet, have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber, then take an in-depth tour of Jesse James Bank Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Bingham Waggoner Estate.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Independence itinerary builder website .

Getting from Albuquerque to Independence by car takes about 14 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque to Independence, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Independence are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Independence

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Harrah's North Kansas City Casino, Bury the Hatchet, SubTropolis, Jesse James Bank Museum, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
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Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing

7
nights
Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg
Fort Bragg, North Carolina, is a military installation of the United States Army and is the largest military installation in the world (by population) with more than 50,000 active duty personnel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Bragg: Raleigh (Marbles Kids Museum, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, & more), Chapel Hill (The Chapel of the Cross & FRANK Gallery) and Durham (Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Duke University Chapel, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Airborne and Special Operations Museum, learn about all things military at 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum, stroll the grounds of Old Town Cemetery, and let the kids burn off some steam at Camelot Playground.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Fort Bragg online holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Independence to Fort Bragg. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Independence to Fort Bragg. While traveling from Independence, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens