15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  6​h
1
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
3
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Santa Monica
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Nashville


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2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Desert Botanical Garden and Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at St. Mary's Basilica and Franciscan Renewal Center. Go for a jaunt from Phoenix to Scottsdale to see Tom's Thumb Trailhead about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center, hike along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area, identify plant and animal life at Lookout Mountain Preserve, and examine the collection at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting.

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Nashville to Phoenix is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 107°F and lows about 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Arizona Museum of Natural History, KOLI Equestrian Center, Tom's Thumb Trailhead, Franciscan Renewal Center
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KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center
Tom's Thumb Trailhead ©
Tom's Thumb Trailhead
Lookout Mountain Preserve ©
Lookout Mountain Preserve

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite, explore the world behind art at Arizona Copper Art Museum, view the masterpieces at Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Douglas Mansion, and finally walk around Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona travel planner .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Phoenix in June, expect Sedona to be a bit cooler, temps between 94°F and 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Clarkdale, Jerome, Fort Verde State Historic Park
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Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park
Fort Verde State Historic Park ©
Fort Verde State Historic Park

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and San Francisco Peaks. Chapel of the Holy dove and Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museum of Northern Arizona, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Coconino National Forest, walk around Thorpe Park, and get engrossed in the history at Pioneer Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff trip planning website .

Getting from Sedona to Flagstaff by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Flagstaff: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 45°F at night. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Museum of Northern Arizona ©
Museum of Northern Arizona
San Francisco Peaks ©
San Francisco Peaks

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Getting from Flagstaff to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Flagstaff to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 103°F and lows reach 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

2
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and then admire the masterpieces at The Broad.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel route builder site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be little chillier, around 62°F, while days are cooler, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Norton Simon Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum

1
day
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Santa Monica online route planner .

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for little chillier days in Santa Monica, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Beaches Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 19th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Annenberg Space for Photography.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Santa Monica. When traveling from Santa Monica in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 62°F at night. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Annenberg Space for Photography ©
Annenberg Space for Photography

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