28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
El Paso
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Roswell
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Amarillo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Adrian
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
7
Glenrio
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
12
Mexican Hat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
14
Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
15
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Los Angeles

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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), examine the collection at The Getty Center, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker tool .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Magoffin Home State Historic Site, cruise along Scenic Drive - Overlook, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, do a tasting at La Vina Winery, and then do a tasting at Sombra Antigua Winery.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the El Paso attractions planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to El Paso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to El Paso due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in July, with highs in El Paso at 42°C and lows at 26°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in El Paso

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sombra Antigua Winery, La Vina Winery, War Eagles Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook

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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.
Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Big Room, then explore the fascinating underground world of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park road trip website .

Traveling by car from El Paso to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 25°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Roswell.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Big Room ©
Big Room
Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Lion's Tail ©
Lion's Tail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look and learn at Roswell Museum & Art Center and then take a memorable drive along Singing Road. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, then look for gifts at Alien Zone Area 51, then see the interesting displays at International UFO Museum and Research Center, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Historic District.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Roswell road trip planning site .

Drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Roswell in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Roswell can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Singing Road
Highlights from your plan

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District, then see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Combine City, then get to know the fascinating history of Lighthouse Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and finally admire all the interesting features of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amarillo trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Roswell to Amarillo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Roswell, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amarillo, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Adrian.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Canyon, The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Highlights from your plan
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

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Adrian

Adrian
Adrian is a city on historic route 66 in Oldham County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for gifts at Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Adrian road trip planner.

Drive from Amarillo to Adrian in an hour. In July in Adrian, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Glenrio.

Things to do in Adrian

Shopping

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Glenrio

Glenrio ©
Glenrio, formerly Rock Island, is an unincorporated community in both Deaf Smith County, Texas, and Quay County, New Mexico, in the United States. On the 14th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Russell's Truck and Travel Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Glenrio online itinerary maker .

Glenrio is just a stone's throw from Adrian. Traveling from Adrian to Glenrio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Glenrio can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Glenrio

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Russell's Truck and Travel Center ©
Russell's Truck and Travel Center

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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.
On the 15th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Coronado Historic Site, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Tinkertown Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Unser Racing Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument, and then see the interesting displays at American International Rattlesnake Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque travel planner .

You can drive from Glenrio to Albuquerque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Glenrio, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Albuquerque, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Coronado Historic Site, Tinkertown Museum
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Unser Racing Museum ©
Unser Racing Museum

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Albuquerque - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Page online attractions planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Page hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 21st (Tue), trot along with a tour on horseback, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then don't miss a visit to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Navajo National Monument, don't miss a visit to Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, and then admire all the interesting features of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley travel route builder site .

Getting from Page to Monument Valley by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Page in July: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 38°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Navajo National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Horseback Riding Tours

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Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Gods, then take in the dramatic natural features at Comb Ridge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, steep yourself in history at Mule Canyon Ruins, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Pioneer Cemetery, then make a trip to Cow Canyon Trading Post, and finally steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mexican Hat travel planning site .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Mexican Hat takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bluff, Blanding, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alstrom Point.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lake Powell online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Mexican Hat to Lake Powell takes 7 hours. Traveling from Mexican Hat in July, expect Lake Powell to be a bit warmer, temps between 43°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Alstrom Point
Highlights from your plan
Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point

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Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. On the 26th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Capitol Reef National Park . Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fruita Schoolhouse and then stroll through Sunset Point Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Torrey online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Torrey takes 6.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lake Powell in July: highs in Torrey hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 10°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Fruita Schoolhouse ©
Fruita Schoolhouse

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 28th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Timpanogos Cave National Monument, take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Golden Spike National Historic Site.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Torrey to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Torrey in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Park City Main Street Historic District, Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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