21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  7​h
1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Roswell
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
4
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Galveston
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
9
Russellville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
10
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
11
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
12
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Phoenix

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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 find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque travel route planner.

Phoenix to Albuquerque is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 93°F and lows are around 64°F. On the 5th (Fri), you're off toRoswell.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Historic District, and then learn about winemaking at Pecos Flavors Winery.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Roswell trip planning site .

Getting from Albuquerque to Roswell by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or fly. June in Roswell sees daily highs of 97°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Wildlife Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pecos Flavors Winery ©
Pecos Flavors Winery

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.
You've now added Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Roswell to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 98°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Austin.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

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nights
Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Visit Texas State Capitol and Texas State Cemetery for their historical value. Visiting Barton Springs Pool and Waterskiing & Jetskiing will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin, explore the engaging exhibits at Thinkery, get interesting insight from Tours, and identify plant and animal life at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Austin trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Austin in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Austin: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in Austin

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©

1
night
Galveston

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
On the 10th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Stewart Beach.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Galveston travel planner.

Getting from Austin to Galveston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Austin in June, expect nights in Galveston to be about the same, around 78°F, while days are little chillier, around 88°F. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Galveston

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Stewart Beach ©
Stewart Beach

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake Lawn Metairie, then head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Galveston in June, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (83°F), and nights are about the same (83°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Civil Rights District.

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

Drive from New Orleans to Birmingham in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in June since evenings lows in Birmingham dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Turkey Creek Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Turkey Creek Nature Preserve ©
Turkey Creek Nature Preserve
Civil Rights District ©
Civil Rights District

5
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get some historical perspective at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and President James K. Polk Home & Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Radnor Lake State Park and Diamond Caverns. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Casey Jones Distillery (in Hopkinsville), Onyx Cave (in Cave City) and Tennessee Legend Distillery (in Cookeville). The adventure continues: make a trip to The District, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Burgess Falls State Park.

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Getting from Birmingham to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Russellville.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

President James K. Polk Home & Museum, Casey Jones Distillery, Tennessee Legend Distillery, McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Diamond Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Casey Jones Distillery ©
Casey Jones Distillery
Burgess Falls State Park ©
Burgess Falls State Park
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park

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night
Russellville

Russellville ©
Russellville is the county seat and largest city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States, with a population of 27,920, according to the 2010 Census. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge and then admire the majestic nature at Mount Nebo State Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Russellville trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Nashville to Russellville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In June in Russellville, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Russellville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Dardanelle
Highlights from your plan
Mount Nebo State Park ©
Mount Nebo State Park
Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge ©

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): walk around Martin Park Nature Center and then take a stroll through Bricktown.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Oklahoma City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Russellville to Oklahoma City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Oklahoma City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Wildlife Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Martin Park Nature Center ©
Martin Park Nature Center
Bricktown ©
Bricktown

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Santuario de Chimayo, trek along Dale Ball Trails, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, and finally stop by Wind River Trading Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of El Rancho de las Golondrinas and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

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You can fly from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Oklahoma City in June, with lows around 56°F. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trip

El Santuario de Chimayo
Highlights from your plan
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Santa Fe National Cemetery ©
Santa Fe National Cemetery

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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.
On the 24th (Wed), cruise along Oak Creek Vista Point and then enjoy some diversion at Flagstaff Extreme.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip planner.

Drive from Santa Fe to Flagstaff in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect Flagstaff to be a bit cooler, temps between 82°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Fun & Games Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Oak Creek Vista Point
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Vista Point ©
Oak Creek Vista Point

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