17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Holbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Salado
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
10
Austin
— 3 nights
End: Austin

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Boyce Thompson Arboretum and then examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Phoenix online journey planner.

London, UK to Phoenix is an approximately 14- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from London to Phoenix, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 39°C and lows are around 24°C. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 11th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Red Rock State Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock and then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Phoenix in May, things will get little chillier in Sedona: highs are around 30°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Flagstaff trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a bus from Sedona to Flagstaff in an hour. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Sedona in May, expect nights in Flagstaff to be colder, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

1
night
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue Mesa. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): trek along Blue Mesa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Holbrook trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Holbrook takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Flagstaff in May, expect Holbrook to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 7°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Holbrook

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue Mesa
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Geronimo's Trading Post ©
Geronimo's Trading Post

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Albuquerque road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Holbrook to Albuquerque takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Holbrook in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Albuquerque, with lows of 12°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe ©
Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument and Canyon Trail. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa fe Society of Artists.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe trip itinerary site.

Traveling by bus from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Santa Fe, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Canyon.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cochiti Pueblo
Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Canyon Trail
Canyon Trail
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

1
night
Canyon

Canyon ©
Canyon is a city in, and the county seat of, Randall County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Canyon travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Canyon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Canyon. In May, Canyon is somewhat warmer than Santa Fe - with highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Canyon

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park

1
night
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Frontier Texas!.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Abilene trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Canyon to Abilene in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Canyon in May, Abilene is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salado.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Frontier Texas! ©
Frontier Texas!

1
night
Salado

Salado ©
Salado is a village in Bell County, Texas, United States. On the 20th (Wed), do a tasting at Salado Creek Winery & Vineyard, learn about winemaking at Salado Winery & Salado Wine Seller, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Chupacabra Craft Beer & Salado Lone Star Winery.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salado vacation maker.

Drive from Abilene to Salado in 3.5 hours. In May in Salado, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Austin.

Things to do in Salado

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trip

Yettie Polk Park
Highlights from your plan
Chupacabra Craft Beer & Salado Lone Star Winery ©
Salado Winery & Salado Wine Seller ©
Salado Winery & Salado Wine Seller
Yettie Polk Park ©
Yettie Polk Park

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Escape the urban bustle at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Natural Bridge Caverns. There's more to do: take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool and stop by Austin Visitor Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Austin trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Salado to Austin takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. On the 24th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Natural Bridge Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Austin Visitor Center ©
Austin Visitor Center

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