30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Chicago
— 6 nights
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Wilmington
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Pontiac
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Springfield
— 1 night
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Litchfield
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
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Stanton
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Cuba
— 1 night
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Joplin
— 1 night
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Galena
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Catoosa
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Tulsa
— 1 night
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Stroud
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Arcadia
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Oklahoma City
— 3 nights
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Clinton
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Elk City
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Shamrock
— 1 night
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Amarillo
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Canyon
— 1 night
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Amarillo
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Adrian
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Glenrio
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Tucumcari
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Gallup
— 1 night
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Holbrook
— 1 night
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Joseph City
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Winslow
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Flagstaff
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Williams
— 1 night
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Seligman
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Oatman
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Pasadena
— 1 night
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Chicago

— 6 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Art Institute of Chicago and DuSable Museum of African American History. Kids will appreciate attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Lincoln Park Zoo. There's lots more to do: get curious at Field Museum, admire the striking features of Tribune Tower, don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, and take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Chicago is minus 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 83°F and lows are around 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for Wilmington.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Nightlife

Wilmington

For where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Wilmington trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Chicago to Wilmington in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 62°F in Wilmington. You will leave for Pontiac on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Pontiac

Pontiac is a city in Livingston County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Pontiac travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Pontiac takes an hour. July in Pontiac sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Pontiac

Museums

Springfield

— 1 night

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Springfield trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pontiac to Springfield takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Litchfield.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums · Historic Sites

Litchfield

Litchfield is a city in Montgomery County, Illinois, United States. To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Litchfield trip planner.

You can drive from Springfield to Litchfield in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Litchfield can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Litchfield

Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Nature

Saint Louis

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saint Louis online attractions planner.

You can drive from Litchfield to Saint Louis in an hour. When traveling from Litchfield in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Saint Louis, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Stanton.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Museums

Stanton

Stanton is an unincorporated community in southern Franklin County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Meramec Caverns.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Stanton trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Saint Louis to Stanton by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cuba.

Things to do in Stanton

Nature · Parks
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Cuba

— 1 night
Cuba is a city in Crawford County, Missouri, United States. To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cuba route site.

Cuba is just a stone's throw from Stanton. In July, daytime highs in Cuba are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Joplin.

Joplin

— 1 night
Joplin or is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Joplin online itinerary planner.

Drive from Cuba to Joplin in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Galena.

Things to do in Joplin

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Galena

Galena is a city in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Mater, stop by Cars on the Route, and then make a trip to Old Riverton Store.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Galena journey planner.

Galena is just a stone's throw from Joplin. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Catoosa.

Things to do in Galena

Shopping

Side Trip

Catoosa

Catoosa is a city in Rogers and Wagoner counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Blue Whale of Catoosa.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Catoosa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galena to Catoosa takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tulsa.
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Tulsa

— 1 night

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): visit Blue Dome District.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tulsa trip maker app.

Tulsa is just a short distance from Catoosa. In July, daytime highs in Tulsa are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Stroud.

Things to do in Tulsa

Neighborhoods

Stroud

Stroud is a city in Creek and Lincoln counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Route 66 Interpretive Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Stroud planner.

Drive from Tulsa to Stroud in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Arcadia.

Things to do in Stroud

Museums

Side Trip

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Arcadia

Arcadia is a town in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States, and a part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Old Round Barn.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Arcadia trip planning website.

You can drive from Stroud to Arcadia in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Arcadia are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Arcadia

Historic Sites
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Oklahoma City

— 3 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, then take a stroll through Bricktown, and then explore the world behind art at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Oklahoma City trip itinerary planning tool.

Oklahoma City is just a short distance from Arcadia. In July in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 71°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Clinton.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Clinton

Clinton is a city in Custer and Washita counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Oklahoma Route 66 Museum.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Clinton trip planner.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Clinton in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Clinton can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Elk City.

Things to do in Clinton

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Elk City

Elk City is a city in Beckham County, Oklahoma, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Route 66 Museum.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Elk City travel route planner.

Elk City is just a stone's throw from Clinton. In July in Elk City, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shamrock.

Things to do in Elk City

Museums
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Shamrock

— 1 night
Shamrock is a city in Wheeler County, Texas, United States. On the 26th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Shamrock day trip site.

Traveling by car from Elk City to Shamrock takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Shamrock are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amarillo.

Amarillo

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 27th (Tue), wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Amarillo driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Shamrock to Amarillo takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Amarillo can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Canyon.
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Canyon

— 1 night
Canyon is a city in, and the county seat of, Randall County, Texas, United States. For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Canyon tour itinerary planner.

Canyon is very close to Amarillo. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 66°F. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amarillo.

Things to do in Canyon

Museums · Nightlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Amarillo

Yellow Rose of Texas

On the 28th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Cadallic Ranch.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amarillo vacation maker site.

Amarillo is just a short distance from Canyon. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Adrian.
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Adrian

Adrian is a city on historic route 66 in Oldham County, Texas, United States. On the 28th (Wed), stop by Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Adrian trip planner.

Getting from Amarillo to Adrian by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Glenrio.

Things to do in Adrian

Shopping
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Glenrio

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Russell's Truck and Travel Center.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read Glenrio trip planning website.

Glenrio is just a short distance from Adrian. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 96°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Tucumcari.

Things to do in Glenrio

Museums

Tucumcari

— 1 night
Tucumcari is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Tucumcari trip planning tool.

Getting from Glenrio to Tucumcari by car takes about an hour. July in Tucumcari sees daily highs of 96°F and lows of 68°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for Santa Fe.

Things to do in Tucumcari

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Santa Fe

— 1 night

City Different

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.
On the 29th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip builder app.

You can drive from Tucumcari to Santa Fe in 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tucumcari in July; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 88°F and lows reach 60°F. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gallup.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Gallup

— 1 night
Gallup is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 21,678 as of the 2010 census. To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gallup tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Gallup takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Gallup

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Holbrook

— 1 night
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Holbrook trip planner.

Drive from Gallup to Holbrook in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Gallup in July, expect Holbrook to be somewhat warmer, temps between 95°F and 63°F. On the 1st (Sun), you're off to Joseph City.

Things to do in Holbrook

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Joseph City

Joseph City is an unincorporated community located in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 1st (Sun), stop by The Jack Rabbit Trading Post.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Joseph City online visit planner.

Joseph City is just a short distance from Holbrook. In August, daily temperatures in Joseph City can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Winslow.

Things to do in Joseph City

Shopping

Winslow

Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Winslow tour itinerary planner.

Winslow is very close to Joseph City. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 61°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Winslow

Museums · Nature · Parks

Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

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.
For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Flagstaff trip planner.

Getting from Winslow to Flagstaff by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, Flagstaff is a bit cooler than Winslow - with highs of 77°F and lows of 50°F. You'll set off for Monument Valley on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Monument Valley

— 1 night
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. Take the guesswork out of planning a Monument Valley vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Flagstaff to Monument Valley by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in August: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 87°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature · Parks · Museums

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park route builder site.

Traveling by journey from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Monument Valley - with highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Williams.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks

Williams

— 1 night
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Williams itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Williams takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for Seligman.

Things to do in Williams

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Seligman

Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. On the 4th (Wed), stop by Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center and then identify plant and animal life at Keepers of the Wild Nature Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Seligman travel site.

Traveling by car from Williams to Seligman takes an hour. In August in Seligman, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Oatman.

Things to do in Seligman

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Oatman

Oatman is a town in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Oatman online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Seligman to Oatman takes 2 hours. Traveling from Seligman in August, expect Oatman to be much hotter, temps between 105°F and 82°F. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Oatman

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get some cultural insight at Fremont Street Experience and The Mob Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fountains of Bellagio and Titanic. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Bagdad Cafe (in Newberry Springs) and Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch (in Oro Grande). There's lots more to do: see a one-of-a-kind show at The Beatles - Love - Cirque du Soleil, make a trip to Mirage Volcano, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, and enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel route website.

Traveling by car from Oatman to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oatman to Las Vegas. Traveling from Oatman in August, Las Vegas is slightly colder at night with lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pasadena.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Casinos · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pasadena

— 1 night

City of Roses

Known as the "City of Roses," Pasadena hosts the annual Rose Bowl parade and football game.
To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pasadena online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Pasadena in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and tram. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for cooler days in Pasadena, with highs around 81°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Pasadena

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.