19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Worth
Drive:  8​h
1
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
San Bernardino
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Anaheim
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
Las Cruces
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
End: Fort Worth

1
night
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip planning tool .

Fort Worth to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Worth in July, plan for little chillier nights in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Big Room ©
Big Room

2
nights
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 26th (Sun): engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, get a new perspective on nature at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Roswell to Albuquerque takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Roswell in July: highs in Albuquerque hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 67°F. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to East Rim Drive and Lookout Studio. On the 28th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

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Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 84°F and 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to San Bernardino.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

1
night
San Bernardino

San Bernardino ©
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire"). On the 31st (Fri), admire all the interesting features of San Manuel Stadium, then examine the collection at Riverside Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Original McDonald's Site and Museum, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Inland Empire Military Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Bernardino trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Bernardino by car takes about 7 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Bernardino due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in San Bernardino reach 95°F and lows reach 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Museums

Side Trip

Riverside Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Original McDonald's Site and Museum ©
Riverside Art Museum ©
Riverside Art Museum
Inland Empire Military Museum ©
Inland Empire Military Museum

6
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park as well as Disneyland Park. Explore hidden gems such as The Wedge and Harbor Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Point Vicente Lighthouse and Oceanside Pier. Change things up with these side-trips from Anaheim: San Clemente State Beach (in San Clemente), Victoria Beach (in Laguna Beach) and Corona Del Mar State Beach (in Corona del Mar). It doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center and see the interesting displays at Lyon Air Museum.

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Traveling by car from San Bernardino to Anaheim takes an hour. When traveling from San Bernardino in July, plan for slightly colder days in Anaheim, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Oceanside, Newport Beach, Victoria Beach, Lyon Air Museum, Point Vicente Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Corona Del Mar State Beach ©
Corona Del Mar State Beach

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night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Theresa Church, get to know the fascinating history of Tennis Club District, and then get to know the fascinating history of Las Palmas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Palm Springs trip maker app .

You can drive from Anaheim to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Anaheim in August, expect Palm Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between 107°F and 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tennis Club District ©
Tennis Club District
Las Palmas ©
Las Palmas
St. Theresa Church ©
St. Theresa Church

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Heard Museum, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and finally do a tasting at Aridus Wine Company. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Basilica, then admire the masterpieces at Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West, and then see the interesting displays at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix journey planner.

Fly from Palm Springs to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Phoenix can reach 105°F, while at night they dip to 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

1
night
Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, then contemplate the long history of Old Mesilla Village, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of San Albino.

For ratings and tourist information, read Las Cruces trip planning tool .

Getting from Phoenix to Las Cruces by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Phoenix in August, with highs in Las Cruces at 90°F and lows at 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Mesilla Village ©
Old Mesilla Village
Basilica of San Albino ©
Basilica of San Albino

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