15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Duluth
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Sun City
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Huntington Beach
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Grand Junction
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Arches National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h
End: Duluth

1
night
Sun City

Sun City ©
Sun City is a census-designated place and unincorporated town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, that is within the Phoenix metropolitan area. On the 3rd (Mon), have fun at Bell Recreation Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sun City sightseeing website .

Duluth to Sun City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Duluth to Sun City due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Duluth in June, with highs in Sun City at 106°F and lows at 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in Sun City

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Anthem, Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Pleasant Regional Park ©
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Anthem Community Park ©
Anthem Community Park
Bell Recreation Center ©
Bell Recreation Center

5
nights
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at San Clemente State Beach and Salt Creek Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Swami's Beach and Pacific Marine Mammal Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Huntington Beach: Harbor Beach (in Oceanside), Laguna Beach (1,000 Steps Beach & Victoria Beach) and San Clemente (San Clemente Wine Company & Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Batiquitos Lagoon, examine the collection at Museum of Making Music, contemplate the long history of Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, and admire the majestic nature at Huntington Beach State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Huntington Beach itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sun City to Huntington Beach. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect colder weather when traveling from Sun City in June: highs in Huntington Beach hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Clemente, Laguna Beach, Carlsbad, Newport Beach, Salt Creek Beach
Highlights from your plan
San Clemente State Beach ©
San Clemente State Beach
1,000 Steps Beach ©
1,000 Steps Beach
Swami's Beach ©
Swami's Beach

2
nights
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Family-friendly places like Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey and Museum of the West will thrill your kids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Children's Nature Center and Meadery of the Rockies. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Hermosa Vineyards, engage your brain at John McConnell Math and Science Center, and look for gifts at Enstrom's.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Junction trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Huntington Beach to Grand Junction takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Huntington Beach in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Grand Junction: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Palisade, Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey
Highlights from your plan
Hermosa Vineyards ©
Hermosa Vineyards
Children's Nature Center ©
Children's Nature Center

5
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Park Avenue Trail and Sand Dune Arch. Step out of Arches National Park with an excursion to Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum in Gateway--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Double O Arch, snap pictures at Dewey Bridge, trek along Fiery Furnace, and don't miss a visit to Partition Arch.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Arches National Park itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Grand Junction to Arches National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In June in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum, Dewey Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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