16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
St. George
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Roswell
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Dallas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Waco
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h 15​min
9
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Tombstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: San Diego

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guardian Angel Cathedral, then take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown, and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Las Vegas. In October, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for St. George.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Titanic ©
Titanic
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown

1
night
St. George

St. George ©
St. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): wander the streets of Ancestor Square.

Plan a St. George trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to St. George takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to St. George is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, St. George is slightly colder at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in St. George

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Daughters of Utah Pioneer Museum ©
Daughters of Utah Pioneer Museum
Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum ©
Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by car from St. George to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Traveling from St. George in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 31°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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.
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque takes 6.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, with highs in Albuquerque at 73°F and lows at 48°F. You'll set off for Roswell on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Albuquerque

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

2
nights
Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico and then admire the majestic nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, then stop by Alien Zone Area 51, and then learn about winemaking at Pecos Flavors Winery.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Roswell online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Roswell takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. When traveling from Albuquerque in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Roswell: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Roswell

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pecos Flavors Winery ©
Pecos Flavors Winery

3
nights
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.
Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Bishop Arts District, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nasher Sculpture Center, and then make a trip to Pioneer Plaza.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dallas day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Roswell to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Roswell to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Roswell in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 62°F in Dallas. You'll set off for Waco on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Dallas

#Parks, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sam Rayburn House, Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park, Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Nasher Sculpture Center ©
Nasher Sculpture Center
Sam Rayburn House ©
Sam Rayburn House
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge ©
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

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hours
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
On the 15th (Mon), examine the collection at Texas Sports Hall of Fame and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Baylor University.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Waco day trip planner .

You can drive from Dallas to Waco in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of tram and flight. In October in Waco, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Waco

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas Sports Hall of Fame ©
Texas Sports Hall of Fame
Baylor University ©
Baylor University

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 16th (Tue), stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery and then admire the masterpieces at The Blanton Museum of Art.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Austin trip planner .

Drive from Waco to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Austin

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Blanton Museum of Art ©
The Blanton Museum of Art
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): engage your brain at Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, get great views at A Mountain (Sentinel Peak), and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tucson Mountain Park. On your second day here, take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac and then see the interesting displays at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tucson road trip tool .

You can fly from Austin to Tucson in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Tucson due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Tucson can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Asarco Mineral Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
A Mountain (Sentinel Peak) ©
A Mountain (Sentinel Peak)
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

3
nights
Tombstone

Tombstone ©
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Tombstone's Historama and then see the interesting displays at Gammons Gulch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Arizona Hops and Vines and then explore the stunning scenery at The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tombstone day trip planning app .

You can drive from Tucson to Tombstone in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tucson in October: high temperatures in Tombstone hover around 80°F and lows are around 55°F. On the 21st (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Tombstone

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Willcox, Arizona Hops and Vines, The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve, Gammons Gulch
Highlights from your plan
Fort Bowie National Historic Site ©
Fort Bowie National Historic Site
Arizona Hops and Vines ©
Arizona Hops and Vines
Apple Annie's You-Pick Orchard ©
Apple Annie's You-Pick Orchard

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