46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nice
Drive:  27​h 30​min
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Irving
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Big Bend National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
White Sands
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Pine Grove
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
8
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Winslow
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
10
Las Cruces
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
11
Prescott
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Williams
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Pine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
14
Rimrock
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
15
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Nice

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Irving

Irving ©
Irving is a principal city in Dallas County in the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to River Legacy Park and Fort Parker State Park. Escape the urban bustle at East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park and Purtis Creek State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Irving side-trips: Mineola Nature Preserve (in Mineola), Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge (in Sherman) and In-Sync Exotics (in Wylie). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Meridian State Park, play a few rounds at Four Seasons Resort and Club at Colinas, pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, and examine the collection at National Scouting Museum.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Irving online route builder .

Nice to Irving is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Nice to Irving. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nice in October since evenings lows in Irving dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Irving

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dallas, Purtis Creek State Park, Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, River Legacy Park, Mineola Nature Preserve
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Fort Parker State Park ©
Fort Parker State Park
River Legacy Park ©
River Legacy Park
Meridian State Park ©
Meridian State Park

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Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
You've now added Cattail Falls Trail to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Big Bend National Park - Fossil Bone Exhibit and Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Big Bend National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Explore your travel options from Irving to Big Bend National Park with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 63°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off toWhite Sands.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cattail Falls Trail ©
Cattail Falls Trail
Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set ©
Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set

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White Sands

White Sands ©
White Sands is a census-designated place (CDP) in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes White Sands National Monument. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aguirre Spring Campground and San Agustin Pass.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the White Sands tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Big Bend National Park to White Sands takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Big Bend National Park to White Sands. You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in White Sands

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Organ
Highlights from your plan
White Sands National Monument ©
White Sands National Monument
Aguirre Spring Campground ©
Aguirre Spring Campground
San Agustin Pass ©
San Agustin Pass

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You've now added Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as West Thumb Geyser Basin and Biscuit Basin. Get in touch with nature at Midway Geyser Basin and Fountain Paint Pot. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Firehole Lake Drive, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, stroll through Lone Star Geyser, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Black Sand Basin.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from White Sands to Yellowstone National Park. November in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 12°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Olmsted Point and Merced Grove. Get outdoors at Four Mile Trail and Valley View. There's still lots to do: trek along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 19°F, while days are much hotter, around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail
Yosemite Valley Loop Trail ©
Yosemite Valley Loop Trail
Merced Grove ©
Merced Grove

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Redwood National Park.

Before you visit Redwood National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for warmer nights in Redwood National Park, with lows around 44°F. You will leave for Pine Grove on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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Pine Grove

Pine Grove ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Arnold Rim Trail and then admire the majestic nature at Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park. On your second day here, Head underground at Black Chasm Cavern and then look for gifts at Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pine Grove day trip planning website .

Getting from Redwood National Park to Pine Grove by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Pine Grove can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Pine Grove

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company, Arnold Rim Trail
Highlights from your plan
Arnold Rim Trail ©
Arnold Rim Trail

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dahling It's You, Garland's Indian Jewelry, Crystal Magic, and other attractions. Step out of the city life by going to Humphrey's Peak and Thumb Butte Trail 33. Go for a jaunt from Sedona to Prescott to see Granite Mountain Trail 261 about 1h 20 min away.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Sedona tour planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pine Grove to Sedona. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pine Grove to Sedona due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Sedona are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Winslow.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Prescott, Meteor Crater Natural Landmark, Humphrey's Peak
Highlights from your plan
Humphrey's Peak ©
Humphrey's Peak
Seven Sacred Pools ©
Seven Sacred Pools
Granite Mountain Trail 261 ©
Granite Mountain Trail 261

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Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. You've now added Meteor Crater Natural Landmark to your itinerary. On the 20th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Meteor Crater Natural Landmark, look for all kinds of wild species at Long Logs Loop, admire nature's extreme beauty at Devil's Playground, then explore the fascinating landscape at Petrified Forest National Park, and finally don't miss a visit to DoBell Mineral & Excavations @ The DoBell Ranch. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Rainbow Forest Museum, examine the collection at Show Low Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, and finally stroll around First Street Pathway Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Winslow vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Winslow takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Winslow when traveling from Sedona in November, with lows around 30°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Petrified Forest National Park, Holbrook, Show Low Museum, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Meteor Crater Natural Landmark ©
Meteor Crater Natural Landmark
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest ©
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
Rainbow Forest Museum ©
Rainbow Forest Museum

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Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces. On the 23rd (Sat), hunt for treasures at Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces, then experience rural life at Hatch Chile Express, and then stroll around Carole Wheeler Dog Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Tortugas Mountain Recreation Area and then don't miss a visit to Mesilla Plaza.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Cruces trip app .

Drive from Winslow to Las Cruces in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Winslow in November, Las Cruces is a bit warmer at night with lows of 38°F. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hatch Chile Express, Mimbres River Preserve, Carole Wheeler Dog Park
Highlights from your plan
Mimbres River Preserve ©
Mimbres River Preserve
Tortugas Mountain Recreation Area ©
Tortugas Mountain Recreation Area
Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces ©

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Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
You've now added Prescott National Forest to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Community Nature Center Open Space Preserve and Glassford Summit Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Granite Basin and Effus Ranch. Explore Prescott's surroundings by going to Yarnell (Granite 19 Hotshots Memorial, The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains, & more) and Vulture Peak Trail (in Wickenburg). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Constellation Trails, pause for some photo ops at GMIHC Learning and Tribute Center, take in the exciting artwork at Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art, and shop like a local with Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prescott trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from Las Cruces to Prescott in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Las Cruces in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 33°F in Prescott. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Williams.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Yarnell, Prescott Valley, Wickenburg
Highlights from your plan
Prescott National Forest ©
Prescott National Forest
Constellation Trails ©
Constellation Trails
Glassford Summit Trail ©
Glassford Summit Trail

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Williams

Williams ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon Railway. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, enjoy breathtaking views from Yavapai Point, then appreciate the history behind Bill Williams Monument Park, and finally get interesting insight from Grand Canyon Railway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, contemplate the long history of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then stroll around Indian Garden, then see the interesting displays at Pete's Rt 66 Gas Station Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Grand Canyon Wine Company.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Williams vacation planning website .

Getting from Prescott to Williams by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Prescott in November: highs in Williams hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pine.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Maricopa Point ©
Maricopa Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot

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Pine

Pine ©
Pine is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Gila County, Arizona, United States. You've now added Lees Ferry Historic District to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sun), contemplate the long history of Strawberry School House and then contemplate the long history of Lees Ferry Historic District. On your second day here, stroll through Arizona Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ajo Mountain Drive, then contemplate the waterfront views at Fossil Springs Trail Head, and finally stroll through Ranch At Fossil Creek Llc.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pine visit website .

Drive from Williams to Pine in 2 hours. Traveling from Williams in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Pine, with lows of 34°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Rimrock.

Things to do in Pine

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Arizona, Strawberry School House, Arizona Trail
Highlights from your plan
Ranch At Fossil Creek Llc ©
Ranch At Fossil Creek Llc
Lees Ferry Historic District ©
Lees Ferry Historic District
Strawberry School House ©
Strawberry School House

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Rimrock

Rimrock ©
Rimrock is a populated place situated in Yavapai County, Arizona, about 12 miles southeast of Cornville on Beaver Creek. You've now added Beaver Creek Day Use Area to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): walk around Anthem Community Park, pause for some photo ops at Anthem Veterans Memorial, shop like a local with Hauser and Hauser Farm, then contemplate the long history of Medicine Wheel Lodge Spiritual Day Lodge & Wolf Sanctuary, and finally walk around Beaver Creek Day Use Area. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Agua Fria National Monument, deepen your understanding at Verde Valley Archaeology Center, then have fun at Copper Star Indoor Shooting Range, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Arizona Equestrian Connection.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rimrock trip planning app .

You can drive from Pine to Rimrock in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Rimrock

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Camp Verde, Anthem, Agua Fria National Monument
Highlights from your plan

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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.
You've now added Old Cave Crater Trail to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Photography Tours and The Arboretum at Flagstaff. Explore hidden gems such as Red Mountain Trail and Mother Road Brewing Company. There's lots more to do: get impressive views of San Francisco Peaks, pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel, walk around Thorpe Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fatman's Loop Trail.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Flagstaff online journey maker .

Getting from Rimrock to Flagstaff by car takes about an hour. While traveling from Rimrock, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Flagstaff, ranging from highs of 44°F to lows of 18°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
San Francisco Peaks ©
San Francisco Peaks
Great Falls ©
Great Falls