18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  25​h
1
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
3
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Durango
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Page
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
8
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Adelaide

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Head to Royal Street and Faulkner House Booksfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like French Quarter and The National WWII Museum. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Garden District, view the masterpieces at Rosetree Blown Glass Studio, browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, and contemplate the long history of Old Ursuline Convent Museum.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans journey planner.

Adelaide, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in May, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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 8th (Tue), stop by Kakawa Chocolate House.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Santa Fe takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in May since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stop by The Candy Lady and then stroll through Tingley Beach.

Start your trip to Albuquerque by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Albuquerque takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Albuquerque, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tingley Beach ©
Tingley Beach
The Candy Lady ©
The Candy Lady

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for gifts at Honeyville and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Durango trip maker site .

You can drive from Albuquerque to Durango in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Albuquerque in May, expect Durango to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Honeyville ©
Honeyville

4
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
For shopping fun, head to Canyon Village Marketplace or Hopi House. Visiting Lone Rock Beach and Horseshoe Bend will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Page: Grand Canyon National Park (Grand Canyon South Rim & South Kaibab Trail). Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Page trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Durango to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Durango in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

2
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 16th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Moqui Cave, then admire the majestic nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kanab trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Page to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Page in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Kanab. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park ©
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 17th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning website .

You can drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

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 18th (Fri): stop by Tattered Cover Bookstore.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Denver trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Bryce Canyon National Park to Denver takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May in Denver, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

Boulder
Highlights from your plan
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax ©
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax

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