16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Roswell
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
4
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Denver
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 15​min
10
Tombstone
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 30​min
12
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 45​min
13
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
14
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: London

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Top O' Hill Terrace, get a taste of the local shopping with Sundance Square, then steep yourself in history at Thistle Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Dallas is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Dallas, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, expect Dallas to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 18°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amarillo.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Thistle Hill House Museum ©
Thistle Hill House Museum

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland, then get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, then make a trip to Cadillac Ranch, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amarillo itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Amarillo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Amarillo is slightly colder than Dallas - with highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Wildcat Bluff Nature Center ©
Wildcat Bluff Nature Center

1
day
Roswell

Roswell
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Roswell travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Amarillo to Roswell in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Amarillo in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Roswell, with lows of 13°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Roswell

Wineries

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.
On the 18th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque holiday planner.

You can drive from Roswell to Albuquerque in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Roswell to Albuquerque, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, cruise along The Plaza, examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, then make a trip to Vivo Contemporary, then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument and then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe holiday planner.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. In October, Santa Fe is a bit cooler than Albuquerque - with highs of 22°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

1
night
Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Durango itinerary maker.

Getting from Santa Fe to Durango by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Durango when traveling from Santa Fe in October, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Durango

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, then don't miss a visit to 16th Street Mall, and finally contemplate the long history of Union Station, Denver, CO.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Denver online itinerary creator.

Getting from Durango to Denver by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Durango in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Denver, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

few
hours
Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley vacation trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Monument Valley in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature

few
hours
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.
For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley in October, expect little chillier with lows of 0°C in Grand Canyon National Park. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tombstone.
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

few
hours
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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tombstone itinerary planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Tombstone in 6.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Tombstone, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. You will leave for Phoenix on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Tombstone

Parks Nature Museums

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix custom trip planner.

Drive from Tombstone to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tombstone in October: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 38°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

few
hours
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City holiday planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to Salt Lake City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in October, things will get cooler in Salt Lake City: highs are around 21°C and lows about 7°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
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.
On the 25th (Wed), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas itinerary maker.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 27th (Fri), take a stroll through Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally don't miss a visit to The Embarcadero.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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