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

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Get some historical perspective at Lake Pleasant Regional Park and St. Mary's Basilica. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musical Instrument Museum and Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting. The adventure continues: stroll through KOLI Equestrian Center, trek along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area, examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix online sightseeing planner .

Nashville to Phoenix is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Phoenix is minus 1 hour. In June, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Nashville - with highs of 107°F and lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Arizona Museum of Natural History, Lake Pleasant Regional Park, KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Lake Pleasant Regional Park ©
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite, examine the collection at Arizona Copper Art Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Douglas Mansion, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sedona route builder app .

Drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Phoenix in June, with highs in Sedona at 94°F and lows at 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Prescott, Jerome, Clarkdale
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace 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.
Get outdoors at Walnut Canyon National Monument and Wupatki National Monument. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rock Art Canyon Ranch and Northern Arizona University. There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Flagstaff Extreme, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mother Road Brewing Company, walk around Thorpe Park, and learn about all things military at Fort Tuthill Military Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip builder site .

You can take a bus from Sedona to Flagstaff in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sedona in June, you will find days in Flagstaff are slightly colder (82°F), and nights are cooler (45°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Rock Art Canyon Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Northern Arizona University ©
Northern Arizona University

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.
The Strip and Shelby American Inc are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Mount Charleston. There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour app .

Drive from Flagstaff to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Flagstaff in June, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 103°F and 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

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

1
night
Los Angeles

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): admire the masterpieces at The Broad, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, then get a taste of the local shopping with Annenberg Space for Photography, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip maker site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Broad ©
The Broad
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santa Monica online route builder .

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Santa Monica, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, get engrossed in the history at Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and finally admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip app .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Santa Monica. Traveling from Santa Monica in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ©

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