5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  12​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
McAllen
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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 14th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Nature
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, wander the streets of Albuquerque Old Town, and then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque tour planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Albuquerque to be much warmer, around 64°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 93°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, take in the history at Mission San Jose, then pause for some serene contemplation at Little Church of La Villita, and finally get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Albuquerque to San Antonio by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albuquerque in June, San Antonio is a bit warmer at night with lows of 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to McAllen.

Things to do in San Antonio

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Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
La Villita Historic Arts Village ©
La Villita Historic Arts Village

few
hours
McAllen

McAllen
McAllen is the twenty-first most populous city in Texas and the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the McAllen driving holiday planner.

Los Angeles to McAllen is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to McAllen is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect McAllen to be a bit warmer, temps between 98°F and 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in McAllen

Parks Museums Wildlife

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