21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Albuquerque
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
End: Los Angeles

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Mountains. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip app .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You've now added Children’s Museum of Phoenix to your itinerary. On the 14th (Fri), do a tasting at Aridus Wine Company and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden. On the next day, explore the engaging exhibits at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, and then take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Phoenix visit planning website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Children’s Museum of Phoenix ©
Children’s Museum of Phoenix

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canyon Road. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and then explore the engaging exhibits at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Window Rock to Albuquerque takes 3 hours. Traveling from Window Rock in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Albuquerque, with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Santa Fe
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Museum of International Folk Art ©
Museum of International Folk Art

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by The Hike House and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Flagstaff holiday maker app .

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Flagstaff takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, Flagstaff is slightly colder than Albuquerque - with highs of 7°C and lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Sedona
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Let the collections at The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Flagstaff in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 16°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Visiting Santa Monica State Beach and El Pueblo de Los Angeles will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and California Science Center. See even more of Los Angeles: admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, and get advice or help at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

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