19 days in Gilbert, Orange County & Denver Itinerary

19 days in Gilbert, Orange County & Denver Itinerary

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Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Drive to Gilbert
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Gilbert
— 3 nights
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Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Anaheim
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Anaheim
— 5 nights
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Denver
— 10 nights
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Gilbert

— 3 nights
Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located southeast of Phoenix, within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Venture out of the city with trips to Gold Canyon (Peralta Canyon & Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course), Goldfield Ghost Town (in Apache Junction) and Tortilla Flat (Canyon Lake & Apache Lake). There's still lots to do: get outside with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, pause for some serene contemplation at Gilbert Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints, delve into the lush surroundings at Tonto National Forest, and get lost in a book at Southeast Regional Library.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gilbert tour planner.

Austin to Gilbert is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in June, you will find days in Gilbert are a bit warmer (105°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Gilbert

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim

— 5 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dana Point (Hill Top Park & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's lots more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park, get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park, don't miss a visit to Anaheim Packing District, and catch some excitement at The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gilbert to Anaheim. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gilbert to Anaheim due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Gilbert in June, plan for much colder days in Anaheim, with highs around 82°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Denver.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Denver

— 10 nights

Mile-High City

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.
Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Colorado Springs (Glen Eyrie Castle, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, &more), Georgetown (Guanella Pass & Georgetown Firefighting Museum) and Idaho Springs (Argo Mill and Tunnel, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum, contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station, and admire all the interesting features of Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Denver road trip tool.

Getting from Anaheim to Denver by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Anaheim to Denver is 1 hour. Traveling from Anaheim in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 60°F in Denver. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Orange County travel guide

4.5
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching
Embodying southern California's ambience of laid-back sophistication, Orange County is one of the state's most popular vacation destinations, offering year-round sunshine, beautiful golden beaches, and high-end shopping and dining, spread throughout several picturesque beach communities. Spend your holiday indulging at the region's oceanfront spas, designer boutiques, and five-star restaurants, or opt for a trip to the Disneyland Resort and Knott's Berry Farm. While known mostly for its luxurious amenities, the region is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts, home to several national parks and active marinas.