15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive
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Frisco
— 1 day
Fly
2
Roswell
— 1 night
Fly to Phoenix, Shuttle to Tucson
3
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly
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Albuquerque
— 3 nights
Fly

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Frisco

Frisco is a city in Collin and Denton counties in Texas. To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Frisco online trip maker.

Dallas to Frisco is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of tram and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Frisco can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. You will leave for Roswell on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Frisco

Fun & Games · Parks · Nightlife · Outdoors

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Roswell

Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at Walker Aviation Musem, contemplate the long history of Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, get a taste of the local shopping with Tokay Beaded Art, then see the interesting displays at International UFO Museum and Research Center, and finally look for gifts at Alien Zone Area 51.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Roswell travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Frisco to Roswell takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Frisco to Roswell. Traveling from Frisco in August, Roswell is little chillier at night with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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2
nights
Tucson

Old Pueblo

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): learn about all things military at Titan Missile Museum, then examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, and then take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, then get a taste of the local shopping with DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Del Sol International Shops.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tucson route maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Roswell to Tucson in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Roswell in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tucson, with lows of 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Shopping

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nights
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 10th (Sat), hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, and then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, get great views at Hopi Point, then get great views at Grandview Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Drive from Tucson to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. When traveling from Tucson in August, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails
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Hermit's Rest ©
Historic Site
Hermit's Rest
4.4
Hopi Point ©
Must see
Hopi Point
4.9

2
nights
Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 12th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and finally examine the collection at Shelby American Inc.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit site.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 101°F and 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
4.3
The LINQ Promenade ©
Neighborhood
The LINQ Promenade
4.4
Counts Kustoms ©
Specialty Museum
Counts Kustoms
4.5

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Santa Monica

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 14th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Carbon Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at El Matador State Beach.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Santa Monica takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: highs in Santa Monica hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Coronado Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Beach, then pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of tram and train. In August in San Diego, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in San Diego

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Coronado Beach ©
Must see
Coronado Beach
4.7
Pacific Beach ©
Must see
Pacific Beach
4.5

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Albuquerque

Duke City

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.
Appreciate the collections at New Mexico History Museum and Palace of the Governors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Petroglyph National Monument. Change things up with a short trip to El Nicho in Santa Fe (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and admire the masterpieces at Albuquerque Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Albuquerque takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego to Albuquerque, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Albuquerque, with highs around 88°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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