15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Dallas
— 1 day
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Tulsa
— 2 nights
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Hot Springs
— 1 night
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Branson
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Flagstaff
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 1 night

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then make a trip to Grassy Knoll.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dallas online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dallas. December in Dallas sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Grassy Knoll ©
Grassy Knoll

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Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
On the 6th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Tulsa Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Philbrook Museum of Art, then take an unforgettable tour with Tulsa County Helicopters, and finally stop by BOK Center.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tulsa online tour planner.

Fly from Dallas to Tulsa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in December, expect Tulsa to be slightly colder, temps between 51°F and 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Tulsa

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tulsa Zoo ©
Tulsa Zoo
Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art
BOK Center ©
BOK Center

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): gain insight at Garland County Library, pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel, then take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and finally soothe aching muscles at The Yoga Place.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Tulsa to Hot Springs in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Branson.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Hot Springs Mountain Tower ©
Hot Springs Mountain Tower

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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Keep things going the next day: make a splash at Silver Dollar City.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Branson itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Branson in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, Branson is slightly colder than Hot Springs - with highs of 48°F and lows of 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Branson's Promised Land Zoo ©
Branson's Promised Land Zoo

1
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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Branson to Denver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Branson to Denver. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Branson in December; daily highs in Denver reach 43°F and lows reach 19°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Backcountry Snowmobiling and Ski Butlers Park City. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salt Lake City: North Forty Escapes (in Oakley) and Park City (Deer Valley Resort & Escape Room Park City). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square and steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip maker app.

You can fly from Denver to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 39°F and lows of 24°F at night. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Park City, North Forty Escapes, Backcountry Snowmobiling
Highlights from your plan
Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling
North Forty Escapes ©
North Forty Escapes
Escape Room Park City ©
Escape Room Park City

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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 15th (Tue), trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot and then don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in December: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 15°F. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get impressive views of Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Keep things going the next day: take an unorthodox tour of Chapel of the Holy Cross, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip builder website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Flagstaff are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Sedona
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument ©
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

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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 19th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town and then have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque route planner.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Albuquerque in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Albuquerque, with lows of 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

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