18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Austin
— 2 nights
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
3
Post
— 1 night
4
Canyon
— 1 night
5
Amarillo
— Few hours
6
Tucumcari
— 1 night
7
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
8
Albuquerque
— 1 night
9
Holbrook
— 1 night
10
Sedona
— 1 night
11
Village of Oak Creek
— 1 night
12
Prescott
— 1 night
13
Tucson
— 2 nights
14
Phoenix
— 1 night

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then admire the striking features of The Driskill, and then view the masterpieces at Wild About Music.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin route maker.

London, UK to Austin is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Austin is minus 6 hours. When traveling from London in May, plan for much hotter days in Austin, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Driskill ©
The Driskill
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
On the 10th (Sun), do a tasting at Narrow Path Winery.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fredericksburg trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Austin in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 18°C in Fredericksburg. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Mon) before leaving for Post.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Narrow Path Winery ©
Narrow Path Winery

1
night
Post

Post
Post is a city in and the county seat of Garza County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Ruby Lane Books & Gallery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Post route maker site.

Getting from Fredericksburg to Post by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. May in Post sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Canyon.

Things to do in Post

Museums · Shopping

1
night
Canyon

Canyon ©
Canyon is a city in, and the county seat of, Randall County, Texas, United States. You've now added Palo Duro Canyon State Park to your itinerary. On the 12th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Canyon trip itinerary app.

Drive from Post to Canyon in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Post in May, expect Canyon to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Amarillo.

Things to do in Canyon

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

few
hours
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cadallic Ranch as well as U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District and then don't miss a visit to Cadallic Ranch.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amarillo trip maker app.

Amarillo is very close to Canyon. In May in Amarillo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tucumcari.

Things to do in Amarillo

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District ©
Cadallic Ranch ©
Cadallic Ranch

1
night
Tucumcari

Tucumcari ©
Tucumcari is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Murals of Tucumcari.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tucumcari trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Tucumcari takes 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In May in Tucumcari, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Tucumcari

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico Route 66 Museum ©
New Mexico Route 66 Museum
Tee Pee Curios ©
Tee Pee Curios

2
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.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, stroll around Cathedral Park, stroll through Canyon Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe attractions website.

You can drive from Tucumcari to Santa Fe in 3 hours. Traveling from Tucumcari in May, things will get little chillier in Santa Fe: highs are around 26°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Cochiti Pueblo
Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Canyon Trail
Canyon Trail
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

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 ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Albuquerque trip tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Albuquerque takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Albuquerque, with lows around 12°C. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

1
night
Holbrook

Holbrook
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Petrified Forest National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Petrified Forest National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Holbrook trip planner.

Getting from Albuquerque to Holbrook by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Albuquerque in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Holbrook, with lows of 7°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Holbrook

Nature · Parks

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 18th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Holbrook to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Holbrook in May, Sedona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Village of Oak Creek.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

1
night
Village of Oak Creek

Village of Oak Creek
To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Village of Oak Creek day trip planning tool.

Village of Oak Creek is just a stone's throw from Sedona. In May in Village of Oak Creek, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Prescott.

Things to do in Village of Oak Creek

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Yavapai County Courthouse Square, contemplate the long history of Downtown Historic Area, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Whiskey Row.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Prescott online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Village of Oak Creek to Prescott takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Village of Oak Creek in May since evenings lows in Prescott dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Tucson.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Yavapai County Courthouse Square ©
Yavapai County Courthouse Square

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Old Tucson, then get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson trip maker app.

Getting from Prescott to Tucson by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Prescott in May, expect Tucson to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 18°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Phoenix when traveling from Tucson in May, with lows around 24°C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix ©
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix

Similar plans

21 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in Austin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 59 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Austin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Austin & San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in San Francisco & Albuquerque BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 4 days in Austin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans