22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Dallas
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Albuquerque
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Las Vegas
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Reno
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Portland
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Oakland
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Tucson
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El Paso
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Austin
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Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and then stroll around Klyde Warren Park. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dallas vacation planning site.

Houston to Dallas is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In December, Dallas is little chillier than Houston - with highs of 59°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Albuquerque

Duke City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stop by The Candy Lady, explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, then take an in-depth tour of Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and finally engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Albuquerque trip website.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Albuquerque, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Albuquerque is little chillier than Dallas - with highs of 49°F and lows of 28°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Natural History Museum
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
4.5
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Geologic Formation
Petroglyph National Monument
4.4
The Candy Lady ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
The Candy Lady
4.5

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Caesars Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas tour planner.

Getting from Albuquerque to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Albuquerque to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Albuquerque in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 57°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Reno

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at National Automobile Museum, try your luck at Atlantis Casino, then don't miss a visit to Reno Arch, and finally try to win big at Casino at Silver Legacy Resort.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Reno attractions planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Reno by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Reno hover around 47°F and lows are around 24°F. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Portland.

Things to do in Reno

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums
Highlights from your trip
National Automobile Museum ©
Specialty Museum
National Automobile Museum
4.8

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Portland

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Reno to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Reno in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 35°F in Portland. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oakland.

Things to do in Portland

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
Powell's City of Books ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
4.8
Pittock Mansion ©
Architectural Building
Pittock Mansion
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Oakland

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Oakland California Temple, walk around Redwood Regional Park, then engage your brain at Lawrence Hall of Science, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Monterey Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oakland attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Oakland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Portland in December: high temperatures in Oakland hover around 59°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Oakland

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Lawrence Hall of Science ©
Science Museum
Lawrence Hall of Science
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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): walk around Beverly Gardens Park, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip site.

Traveling by flight from Oakland to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oakland in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 69°F and lows are around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
The Getty Center ©
Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8
Santa Monica Pier ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Diego road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Tucson

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Tucson is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon, see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tucson trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Tucson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Diego to Tucson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 41°F in Tucson. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Shopping · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
4.8
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Scenic Drive
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
4.9
Sabino Canyon ©
Canyon
Sabino Canyon
4.8

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El Paso

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Lhakhang, immerse yourself in nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, then examine the collection at National Border Patrol Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Surreal Art Sculpture Garden, Ho Baron, Artist.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read El Paso day trip tool.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to El Paso in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, El Paso is slightly colder than Tucson - with highs of 60°F and lows of 36°F. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Austin.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 21st (Mon), ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Austin tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from El Paso to Austin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from El Paso in December, Austin is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 45°F. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Texas State Capitol ©
Government Building
Texas State Capitol
4.7

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