15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Harrodsburg
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Louisville
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City


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Harrodsburg

Harrodsburg ©
Harrodsburg is a home rule-class city in Mercer County, Kentucky, in the United States. To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Harrodsburg trip planner .

New York City to Harrodsburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, daytime highs in Harrodsburg are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Harrodsburg

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill ©
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

1
night
Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. On the 5th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Lost River Cave, then examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of NCM Motorsports Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bowling Green trip planner .

Traveling by car from Harrodsburg to Bowling Green takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Harrodsburg to Bowling Green, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
NCM Motorsports Park ©
NCM Motorsports Park

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 6th (Wed), examine the collection at Muhammad Ali Center, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then catch the contagious excitement of Churchill Downs.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Louisville trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Bowling Green to Louisville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bowling Green to Louisville due to the time zone difference. June in Louisville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Muhammad Ali Center ©
Muhammad Ali Center
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

2
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 7th (Thu), examine the collection at Moraine Park Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Louisville to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Scenic Drive Nature
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Moraine Park Museum ©
Moraine Park Museum

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. In June in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Shores Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Midway Museum and Mormon Battalion Historic Site. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, stroll through Children's Pool, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 72°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 63°F. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

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