15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Tombstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Ajo
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
6
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to On The Edge Gallery and then enjoy some friendly competition at Lucky Strike Phoenix. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix tour planner.

London, UK to Phoenix is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Phoenix is minus 7 hours. In September, Phoenix is much hotter than London - with highs of 43°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tombstone.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

1
night
Tombstone

Tombstone ©
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by Johnny One Dog's Tombstone Sarsaparilla, head outdoors with Sister Paranormal Investigators, then get engrossed in the history at O.K. Corral, and finally admire all the interesting features of Tin Cup Mining Company.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tombstone trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Tombstone takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in September, with highs in Tombstone at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sister Paranormal Investigators ©
Sister Paranormal Investigators
O.K. Corral ©
O.K. Corral

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, hike along Douglas Spring Trail, and then take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, then cruise along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Funny Foot Farm and Tucson Petting Zoo.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tucson trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tombstone to Tucson takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Tombstone in September; daily highs in Tucson reach 39°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Ajo.

Things to do in Tucson

Outdoors Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

1
night
Ajo

Ajo ©
Ajo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Ajo Historical Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Federated Church, and then cruise along Puerto Blanco Scenic Drive.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ajo online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Ajo takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tucson in September, with highs in Ajo at 43°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Ajo

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ajo Historical Museum ©
Ajo Historical Museum

3
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 museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the San Diego day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ajo to San Diego. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Ajo in September, things will get slightly colder in San Diego: highs are around 30°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in San Diego

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

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Pack the 5th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Antonio. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of The Alamo, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from San Diego to San Antonio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in October: highs in San Antonio hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio

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