30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Watsonville
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
Wendover
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Park City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
5
Arches National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
6
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Flagstaff
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Borrego Springs
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Legion of Honor. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Asian Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Francisco. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Watsonville.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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nights
Watsonville

Watsonville ©
Watsonville is a city in Santa Cruz County, California, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Point Lobos and 17-Mile Drive. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Moto Talbott. Change things up with these side-trips from Watsonville: Pezzini Farms (in Castroville), Carmel (Carmel Art Association, Steven Whyte's Sculpture Studio and Gallery, & more) and Monterey (Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe & Selfieville). It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Joyce Vineyards.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Watsonville online journey maker .

Getting from San Francisco to Watsonville by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in April, Watsonville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Wendover.

Things to do in Watsonville

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Carmel, Monterey, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Pezzini Farms
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

1
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Wendover

Wendover ©
Wendover is a city in Tooele County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Historic Wendover Airfield, make a trip to Wendover Will, and then identify plant and animal life at Knolls Recreation Area.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Wendover trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Watsonville to Wendover takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Watsonville to Wendover. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Watsonville in April, with highs in Wendover at 62°F and lows at 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in Wendover

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Wendover Will
Highlights from your plan
Historic Wendover Airfield ©
Historic Wendover Airfield

3
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Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fatali Gallery and Park City Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Deer Valley Resort and Canyons Village at Park City. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Park City Mountain Resort, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and wander the streets of Park City Main Street Historic District.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Park City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Wendover to Park City takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Wendover in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Park City, with lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Museum ©
Park City Museum
Canyons Village at Park City ©
Canyons Village at Park City

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Get outdoors at Delicate Arch and Double Arch. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum and Sego Canyon Petroglyphs. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Arch, get great views at Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint, and hike along Turret Arch.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park travel planner.

Getting from Park City to Arches National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Park City in April, with highs in Arches National Park at 67°F and lows at 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Sego Canyon Petroglyphs, Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Visit Wild Basin Area and Chapel on the Rock for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Eagle Plume Trading Post and The Old Gallery Allenspark. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sheep Lakes, and take a memorable drive along Old Fall River Road.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip website .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak

1
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Sand Dunes National Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve road trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rocky Mountain National Park to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Expect slightly colder evenings in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in April, with lows around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Great Sand Dunes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Great Sand Dunes National Park ©
Great Sand Dunes National Park

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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.
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Canyon Road are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Loretto Chapel and Taos Pueblo are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Santa Fe to Taos to see Rio Grande Gorge Bridge about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Mama's Minerals.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Santa Fe. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in April: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 67°F and lows are around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Taos
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Get some historical perspective at Grand Canyon Railway Depot and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park (Yavapai Point & Powell Point). Spend the 2nd (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Spend the 30th (Thu) among the fascinating landscape of Wupatki National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory and wander the streets of Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Flagstaff takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Santa Fe in April: high temperatures in Flagstaff hover around 61°F and lows are around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Borrego Springs.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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Borrego Springs

Borrego Springs ©
Borrego Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Galleta Meadows and then take a memorable drive along Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Borrego Palm Canyon Nature Trail and then explore the activities along Salton Sea.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Borrego Springs visit planner .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Borrego Springs takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Flagstaff to Borrego Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in May; daily highs in Borrego Springs reach 94°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Borrego Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Salton Sea
Highlights from your plan
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park ©
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Galleta Meadows ©
Galleta Meadows
Salton Sea ©
Salton Sea