17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Shawnee
Drive:  3​h
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Galena
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Claremore
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Tulsa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Weatherford
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
6
Clinton
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Elk City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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McLean
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Adrian
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
11
Tucumcari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
12
Santa Rosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Pecos
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Gallup
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Seligman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Needles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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San Bernardino
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  23​h 45​min
End: Shawnee

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Galena

Galena
Galena is a city in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States. To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Galena vacation planner.

Shawnee to Galena is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. August in Galena sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 67°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Claremore.

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Claremore

Claremore
Claremore is a city and the county seat of Rogers County, Oklahoma, United States. To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Claremore travel route site .

Traveling by car from Galena to Claremore takes 1.5 hours. In August in Claremore, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Claremore

Parks Museums Outdoors

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Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium as well as Admiral Twin Drive-In. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): catch a movie at Admiral Twin Drive-In.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulsa trip maker tool .

You can drive from Claremore to Tulsa in an hour. August in Tulsa sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 71°F at night. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chandler.

Things to do in Tulsa

Fun & Games Nightlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Admiral Twin Drive-In ©
Admiral Twin Drive-In

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Tulsa to Oklahoma City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Oklahoma City are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Weatherford.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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Weatherford

Weatherford ©
Weatherford is a city in Custer County, Oklahoma, United States. Wind Energy Park has been added to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Weatherford trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Weatherford in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Weatherford can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Clinton.
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Wind Energy Park ©
Wind Energy Park

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Clinton

Clinton ©
Clinton is a city in Custer and Washita counties in the U.S. For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Clinton trip builder website .

Clinton is just a stone's throw from Weatherford. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Elk City.

Things to do in Clinton

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum ©
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum

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Elk City

Elk City
Elk City is a city in Beckham County, Oklahoma, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Route 66 Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Elk City road trip app .

Elk City is very close to Clinton. In August, daytime highs in Elk City are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to McLean.

Things to do in Elk City

Museums

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McLean

McLean ©
McLean is a town in Gray County, Texas, United States. You've now added Devil's Rope and Route 66 Museum to your itinerary.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our McLean trip builder tool .

Drive from Elk City to McLean in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Elk City in August, plan for little chillier nights in McLean, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in McLean

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Rope and Route 66 Museum ©
Devil's Rope and Route 66 Museum

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): make a trip to Cadillac Ranch and then wander the streets of U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amarillo trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from McLean to Amarillo by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Amarillo are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Adrian.

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Cadillac Ranch ©
Cadillac Ranch

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Adrian

Adrian
Adrian is a city on historic route 66 in Oldham County, Texas, United States. Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop has been added to your itinerary.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Adrian attractions app .

You can drive from Amarillo to Adrian in an hour. August in Adrian sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Tucumcari.

Things to do in Adrian

Shopping

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Tucumcari

Tucumcari ©
Tucumcari is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stop by Tee Pee Curios and then don't miss a visit to Murals of Tucumcari.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tucumcari tour planner.

Traveling by car from Adrian to Tucumcari takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Adrian to Tucumcari, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Tucumcari

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico Route 66 Museum ©
New Mexico Route 66 Museum
Tee Pee Curios ©
Tee Pee Curios
Route 66 Wedding Chapel ©
Route 66 Wedding Chapel

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Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
Santa Rosa is a city in and the county seat of Guadalupe County, New Mexico, United States. You've now added Blue Hole to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Route 66 Auto Museum. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Rosa trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Tucumcari to Santa Rosa takes an hour. Traveling from Tucumcari in August, expect Santa Rosa to be slightly colder, temps between 80°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Route 66 Auto Museum ©
Route 66 Auto Museum

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Pecos

Pecos ©
Pecos is a village in San Miguel County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park and then witness the site of a historic battle at Glorietta Battlefield.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pecos sightseeing website .

Getting from Santa Rosa to Pecos by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Pecos

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Acoma Pueblo Sky City as well as Albuquerque Old Town. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Acoma Pueblo Sky City and then wander the streets of Albuquerque Old Town.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque day trip website .

You can drive from Pecos to Albuquerque in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Pecos in September, Albuquerque is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gallup.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Acoma Pueblo Sky City
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Acoma Pueblo Sky City ©
Acoma Pueblo Sky City

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Gallup

Gallup ©
Gallup is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 21,678 as of the 2010 census. To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gallup day trip planner.

Getting from Albuquerque to Gallup by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gallup, with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Gallup

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Red Rock Park
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Park ©
Red Rock Park
The Gallup Cultural Center ©
The Gallup Cultural Center

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, contemplate the long history of Walnut Canyon National Monument, and then look and learn at Lowell Observatory.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gallup to Flagstaff takes 3 hours. When traveling from Gallup in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Flagstaff: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Seligman.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory

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Seligman

Seligman
Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Seligman holiday builder .

Getting from Flagstaff to Seligman by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Seligman are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Needles.

Things to do in Seligman

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

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Needles

Needles ©
Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. On the 5th (Thu), go for a stroll along the water at Pirate Cove Resort, then get your game on at GoZip Pirate Cove, and then stroll around Jack Smith Memorial Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Needles trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Seligman to Needles in 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Seligman in September, expect Needles to be much hotter, temps between 101°F and 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Bernardino.

Things to do in Needles

Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Pirate Cove Resort ©
Pirate Cove Resort
GoZip Pirate Cove ©
GoZip Pirate Cove

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San Bernardino

San Bernardino ©
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire"). Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore and take pictures at San Manuel Stadium, take a peaceful walk through San Bernardino National Forest, and then examine the collection at Original McDonald's Site and Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Bernardino trip maker tool .

You can drive from Needles to San Bernardino in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Needles in September; daily highs in San Bernardino reach 91°F and lows reach 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Bernardino National Forest ©
San Bernardino National Forest
San Manuel Stadium ©
San Manuel Stadium
Original McDonald's Site and Museum ©

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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 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Third Street Promenade, hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Santa Monica day trip app .

Drive from San Bernardino to Santa Monica in 1.5 hours. While traveling from San Bernardino, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 65°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Mulholland Drive
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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