24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Denver
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Tucson
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Phoenix
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Durango
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Toronto

6
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Escape the urban bustle at Trail Ridge Road and Winter Park Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Spas & Wellness (in Estes Park), New Belgium Brewing (in Fort Collins) and Bear Lake (in Rocky Mountain National Park). Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Denver day trip tool .

Toronto, Canada to Denver is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Denver due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denver, with highs around 14°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Golden, Belmar, Winter Park Resort, New Belgium Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

6
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Sabino Canyon and Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway. Venture out of the city with trips to Kartchner Caverns State Park (in Benson), The Golf Club at Dove Mountain (in Marana) and Green Valley Pecan Company (in Sahuarita). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tohono Chul, get in on the family fun at Old Tucson, and take in the views from Rattlesnake Bridge.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Denver to Tucson in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. While traveling from Denver, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Tucson, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kartchner Caverns State Park, Tubac Golf Resort, The Golf Club at Dove Mountain, Green Valley Pecan Company
Highlights from your plan
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Kartchner Caverns State Park ©
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Catalina State Park ©
Catalina State Park

5
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Desert Botanical Garden and Camelback Mountain. Change things up with a short trip to Taliesin West in Scottsdale (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, play a few rounds at The Raven Golf Club at South Mountain, and examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Phoenix, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Sleepy Dog Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Balloon Rides
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

6
nights
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Escape the urban bustle at The Springs Resort & Spa and Ouray Box Canyon Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Cliff Palace (in Mesa Verde National Park), Fox Fire Farms Winery (in Ignacio) and Yankee Boy Basin (in Ouray). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, browse the exhibits of Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at San Juan National Forest, and stop by Honeyville.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Durango holiday planner .

You can fly from Phoenix to Durango in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in November; daily highs in Durango reach 13°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fox Fire Farms Winery, Yankee Boy Basin, The Springs Resort & Spa, Cliff Palace
Highlights from your plan
The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa
San Juan National Forest ©
San Juan National Forest
Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin

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