22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
South Padre Island
— 3 nights
+4
shuttle + foot + Fly + foot + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
2
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Oklahoma City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Springfield
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Taos
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
7
Prescott
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: San Diego

3
nights
South Padre Island

A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Port Isabel Historical Museum, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the South Padre Island itinerary planner.

San Diego to South Padre Island is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to South Padre Island. Traveling from San Diego in July, things will get a bit warmer in South Padre Island: highs are around 89°F and lows about 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Isabel Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
Port Isabel Historical Museum ©
Port Isabel Historical Museum

4
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Grand 1894 Opera House and Ashton Villa. Get outdoors at Galveston Island State Park and Stewart Beach. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Lone Star Flight Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, take a stroll through East End Historic District, and browse the collection at Rosenberg Library.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Galveston travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Galveston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Galveston can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Galveston Railroad Museum ©
Galveston Railroad Museum
The Bryan Museum ©
The Bryan Museum
Stewart Beach ©
Stewart Beach

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arcadia Round Barn and StableRidge Vineyards. Get outdoors at Martin Park Nature Center and Hefner Lake & Park. Explore Oklahoma City's surroundings by going to Grand Casino (in Shawnee) and Oklahoma State University (in Stillwater). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at 45th Infantry Division Museum and sample the tasty concoctions at Bricktown Brewery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oklahoma City vacation planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to Oklahoma City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Oklahoma City when traveling from Galveston in July, with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

StableRidge Vineyards, Firelake Grand Casino, Oklahoma State University, The Old Round Barn
Highlights from your plan
45th Infantry Division Museum ©
45th Infantry Division Museum
The Old Round Barn ©
The Old Round Barn
Oklahoma State University ©
Oklahoma State University

4
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bennett Spring State Park and Discovery Center of Springfield. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gay Perdita Sinclair Station Route 66 Memorabalia and Pythian Castle. Explore Springfield's surroundings by going to Roaring River State Park (in Cassville), George Washington Carver National Monument (in Diamond) and Seven Springs Winery (in Linn Creek). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Smallin Civil War Cave and get your game on at 1984.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Springfield online itinerary creator.

Drive from Oklahoma City to Springfield in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in July: highs in Springfield hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bennett Spring State Park, Smallin Civil War Cave, Seven Springs Winery, Roaring River State Park, George Washington Carver National Monument
Highlights from your plan

3
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.
El Rancho de las Golondrinas and Puye Cliff Dwellings will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Step out of Santa Fe with an excursion to El Santuario de Chimayo Historic Site in Chimayo--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, admire all the interesting features of The Plaza, view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and examine the collection at Harrell House of Natural Oddities.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip generator.

You can fly from Springfield to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Springfield in July, with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Adventure

Side Trips

El Santuario de Chimayo, Puye Cliff Dwellings
Highlights from your plan
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
El Rancho de las Golondrinas ©
El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Puye Cliff Dwellings ©
Puye Cliff Dwellings

1
night
Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at La Hacienda del los Martinez, then identify plant and animal life at Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area, and then trek along Wheeler Peak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Blumenschein Home & Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Kit Carson Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Taos travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Taos in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Santa Fe in July, with highs in Taos at 84°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prescott.

Things to do in Taos

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Wheeler Peak Wilderness
Highlights from your plan
Wheeler Peak Wilderness ©
Wheeler Peak Wilderness
La Hacienda del los Martinez ©
La Hacienda del los Martinez
Kit Carson Park ©
Kit Carson Park

3
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Take a break from the city and head to Lynx Lake Recreation Area and Doe Mountain Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Whiskey Row and Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Jerome State Historic Park (in Jerome), Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale) and Historic Old Town Cottonwood (in Cottonwood).

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Prescott itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Taos to Prescott in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Taos in July, Prescott is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Sedona, Arizona Copper Art Museum, Jerome State Historic Park, Historic Old Town Cottonwood
Highlights from your plan
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail

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