15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Diego
— 2 nights
2
Carlsbad
— 1 night
3
Wawona
— 3 nights
4
Hoover
— 1 night
5
Lubbock
— 1 night
6
Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 night
7
Winslow
— 1 night
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Diego driving holiday planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to San Diego. December in San Diego sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Carlsbad.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

1
night
Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
On the 23rd (Mon), get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND California and then take in nature's colorful creations at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Carlsbad road trip site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Carlsbad takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Diego in December since evenings lows in Carlsbad dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California

3
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Change things up with these side-trips from Wawona: Yosemite National Park (Curry Village Ice Rink, Sentinel Dome, &more). There's more to do: hit the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wawona trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Carlsbad to Wawona. Traveling from Carlsbad in December, expect Wawona to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hoover.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

1
night
Hoover

Hoover
Hoover is a city in Jefferson and Shelby counties in north central Alabama, United States. Plan my day in Hoover using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Wawona to Hoover with the Route module. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Hoover are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Lubbock.

Things to do in Hoover

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Lubbock Veterans Memorial, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Mall of Lubbock, thenexamine the collection at Silent Wings Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of National Ranching Heritage Center.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lubbock trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hoover to Lubbock. Traveling from Hoover in December, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Lubbock. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Ranching Heritage Center ©
National Ranching Heritage Center
Silent Wings Museum ©
Silent Wings Museum
Antique Mall of Lubbock ©
Antique Mall of Lubbock

1
night
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): trek along Blue Mesa, thenmake a trip to Painted Desert Inn, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Petrified Forest National Park holiday planner.

You can fly from Lubbock to Petrified Forest National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Lubbock to Petrified Forest National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lubbock in December; daily highs in Petrified Forest National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Winslow.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Painted Desert Inn ©
Painted Desert Inn

1
night
Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Meteor Crater, thensee the interesting displays at Old Trails Museum, thenstroll around Standin' on the Corner Park, and finally look for gifts at ARIZONA 66 Trading Company.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Winslow route planning app.

Traveling by car from Petrified Forest National Park to Winslow takes 2 hours. While traveling from Petrified Forest National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Winslow, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Standin' on the Corner Park ©
Standin' on the Corner Park
Old Trails Museum ©
Old Trails Museum
Meteor Crater ©
Meteor Crater

3
nights
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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Tom Devlin's Monster Museum & Hoover Dam). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey builder tool.

You can drive from Winslow to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train and shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Winslow to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Winslow in December, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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