51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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51 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
West Hollywood
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Anaheim
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 14 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Litchfield Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Casa Grande
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
6
Apache Junction
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Gilbert
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
8
Chandler
— 18 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Bus:  15​min
10
Tempe
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Alexandria

2
nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Avenue, and finally stop by Bergamot Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santa Monica Mountains, then examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, then explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and finally wander the streets of Rodeo Drive.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read West Hollywood trip planner .

Alexandria, Egypt to West Hollywood is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Alexandria to West Hollywood due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in West Hollywood are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Norton Simon Museum, Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Step out of the city life by going to The Wedge and Newport Beach. Head to World of Disney and Buy Handfor plenty of shopping. Explore Anaheim's surroundings by going to Laguna Beach (Victoria Beach & Crystal Cove) and Irvine Spectrum Center (in Irvine). Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park, experience the excitement of Star Wars Launch Bay, and browse the different shops at Anaheim GardenWalk.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim online travel planner .

Drive from West Hollywood to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Anaheim are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Anaheim

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Irvine Spectrum Center
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
World of Disney ©
World of Disney

14
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Head to The Strip and Fashion Show Mallfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Henderson (Clark County Heritage Museum & Cowabunga Bay Water Park). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Anaheim in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Litchfield Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Casinos

Side Trip

Henderson
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Litchfield Park

Litchfield Park ©
Litchfield Park is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Lake Pleasant Regional Park, get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at White Tank Mountain Regional Park, and finally see the interesting displays at The Bible Museum. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Hassayampa River Preserve, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then explore and take pictures at Surprise Stadium.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Litchfield Park vacation builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Las Vegas to Litchfield Park. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect nights in Litchfield Park to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Casa Grande.

Things to do in Litchfield Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wickenburg, Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Surprise Stadium, White Tank Mountain Regional Park, The Bible Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lake Pleasant Regional Park ©
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Hassayampa River Preserve ©
Hassayampa River Preserve
White Tank Mountain Regional Park ©
White Tank Mountain Regional Park

1
day
Casa Grande

Casa Grande ©
Casa Grande is a city in Pinal County, approximately halfway between Phoenix and Tucson in the U.S. Phoenix Area Skydiving has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): push the limits with Phoenix Area Skydiving, then explore the ancient world of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, and then explore and take pictures at The Domes of Casa Grande.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Casa Grande trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Litchfield Park to Casa Grande takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Apache Junction.

Things to do in Casa Grande

Tours Adventure Nature

Side Trip

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Phoenix Skydive Center ©
Phoenix Skydive Center
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©

3
nights
Apache Junction

Apache Junction ©
Apache Junction is a city in Maricopa and Pinal counties in the state of Arizona. You've now added Goldfield Ghost Town to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, then take some stellar pictures from Canyon Lake Lookout, then see a world frozen in time at Goldfield Ghost Town, and finally admire the majestic nature at Lost Dutchman State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at Superstition Mountain Museum, trek along Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail, then look for gifts at Happy Adobe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Apache Junction trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Casa Grande to Apache Junction in 1.5 hours. December in Apache Junction sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Gilbert.

Things to do in Apache Junction

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence, Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail ©
Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail

1
night
Gilbert

Gilbert ©
Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located southeast of Phoenix, within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fat Cats All Out Fun. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gilbert Historical Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Gilbert Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints, then experience rural life at Shamrock Farms, then have some family-friendly fun at Topgolf, and finally get your game on at Fat Cats All Out Fun. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Downtown Gilbert, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, and then head outdoors with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gilbert trip maker .

Gilbert is just a short distance from Apache Junction. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Chandler.

Things to do in Gilbert

Outdoors Fun & Games Nightlife

Side Trip

Shamrock Farms
Highlights from your plan
Topgolf ©
Topgolf
St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church ©
Gilbert Historical Museum ©
Gilbert Historical Museum

18
nights
Chandler

Chandler ©
Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tumbleweed Park, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Dolly Steamboat, and other attractions you added. Step out of the city life by going to McDowell Sonoran Preserve and KOLI Equestrian Center. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop and San Tan Village. Get out of town with these interesting Chandler side-trips: Scottsdale (Scottsdale Fashion Square, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, & more), Glendale (University of Phoenix Stadium, Westgate Entertainment District, & more) and Paradise Valley (Cosanti Originals & Barry Goldwater Park). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at McDowell Mountain Regional Park, make a trip to On The Edge Gallery, wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, and find something for the whole family at Golfland Sunsplash.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chandler trip site .

Chandler is just a short distance from Gilbert. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Chandler

Parks Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Mesa, Glendale, Gilbert, Tempe
Highlights from your plan
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center
Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch ©

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scottsdale Segway Tours. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, browse the different shops at Brass Armadillo Antique Mall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Desert Botanical Garden.

Discover how to plan a Scottsdale trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Scottsdale is very close to Chandler. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Tempe.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Phoenix, Arizona Mills
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Brass Armadillo Antique Mall ©
Brass Armadillo Antique Mall
Arizona Mills ©
Arizona Mills

2
nights
Tempe

Tempe ©
Tempe, also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. Your list of things to see and do now includes SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium, Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe Town Lake, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium, then explore the activities along Tempe Town Lake, then catch a live performance at Tempe Center for the Arts, and finally look for gifts at Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Butte Preserve, then buy something for everyone on your list at Tempe Marketplace, then explore and take pictures at Tempe Diablo Stadium, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Main Event Entertainment.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tempe sightseeing planning website .

Tempe is just a short distance from Scottsdale. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tempe

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World
Highlights from your plan
Big Surf Waterpark ©
Big Surf Waterpark
Tempe Marketplace ©
Tempe Marketplace
Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World ©
Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World

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