58 days in United States Itinerary

58 days in United States Itinerary

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58 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Solvang
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
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San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Big Sur
— Few hours
bus:  45​min
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Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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San Jose
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Mariposa
— 2 nights
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
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Death Valley Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Page
— 1 night
shuttle + taxi:  2​h 15​min
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Springdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Bryce
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Torrey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Green River
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Mexican Hat
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Cortez
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Roswell
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
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San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Lake Charles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Lafayette
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Natchez
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Vicksburg
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Clarksdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
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New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
36
Rapid City
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Keystone
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
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Rapid City
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You'll set off for San Diego on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll around Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, Santa Barbara is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Solvang.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens ©

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Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the history at Old Mission Santa Ines and then admire the architecture and history at La Purisima State Historical Park.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Solvang road trip app .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Solvang in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in June, expect nights in Solvang to be slightly colder, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to San Simeon.

Things to do in Solvang

Historic Sites

Side Trip

La Purisima State Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
La Purisima State Historical Park ©
La Purisima State Historical Park
Old Mission Santa Ines ©
Old Mission Santa Ines

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San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
On the 7th (Sun), indulge your thirst for a good beer at 927 Beer Company and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Seal Rookery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Simeon trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Solvang to San Simeon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Solvang in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

927 Beer Company
Highlights from your plan
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
927 Beer Company ©
927 Beer Company

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Limekiln State Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Big Sur, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Big Sur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from San Simeon, expect much colder days and about the same nights in Big Sur, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Limekiln State Park ©
Limekiln State Park

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): cruise along 17-Mile Drive and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip itinerary builder website .

You can take a bus from Big Sur to Monterey in an hour. Another option is to drive. June in Monterey sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will leave for San Jose on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Monterey

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

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San Jose

San Jose
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): trek along Los Gatos Creek Trail and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Jose day trip planning website .

You can drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in San Jose to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Outdoors Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and Food Tours. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from San Jose to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. When traveling from San Jose in June, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mariposa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Mariposa

Mariposa ©
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, hike along Panorama Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Mariposa Museum and History Center, make a trip to Washburn Point, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally trek along Mariposa Grove.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mariposa vacation planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Mariposa takes 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Mariposa to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are warmer, around 40°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Death Valley Junction.

Things to do in Mariposa

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Death Valley Junction

Death Valley Junction ©
Death Valley Junction is a tiny Mojave Desert community in unincorporated community Inyo County, California, at the intersection of SR 190 and SR 127, just east of Death Valley National Park. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, contemplate the long history of Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum, and then see a world frozen in time at Dublin Gulch.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley Junction sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Mariposa to Death Valley Junction in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mariposa in June since evenings lows in Death Valley Junction dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley Junction

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Dublin Gulch
Highlights from your plan
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dublin Gulch ©
Dublin Gulch

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Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Axe Monkeys. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and have some family-friendly fun at Dig This.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Death Valley Junction to Las Vegas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Death Valley Junction in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Las Vegas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, then get great views at Powell Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, then get great views at Lipan Point, then take in panoramic vistas at Yavapai Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Page road trip website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Page, with highs around 41°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, and then view the masterpieces at David J West Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Springdale trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and taxi from Page to Springdale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Page in June, Springdale is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryce.

Things to do in Springdale

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Zion National Park
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
David J West Gallery ©
David J West Gallery

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Bryce

Bryce ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then hike along Rim Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Springdale to Bryce in 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Springdale in June: high temperatures in Bryce hover around 30°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. On the 23rd (Tue), take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, then trek along Goosenecks Overlook, and then trek along Chimney Rock Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Torrey road trip app .

You can drive from Bryce to Torrey in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Green River.

Things to do in Torrey

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
Highlights from your plan
Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook

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Green River

Green River
Green River is a city in Emery County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Goblin Valley State Park.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Green River trip planner .

You can drive from Moab to Green River in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Green River are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Green River

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, then stroll through Double Arch, and then stop by Moab Rock Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: do some rugged touring at local off-road trails, see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy, then stroll through Double Down Bike Shop, then explore the striking landscape at Corona Arch, and finally don't miss a visit to The Overlook Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from Green River to Moab by car takes about an hour. In June in Moab, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Corona Arch ©
Corona Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, stroll around Sandstone Tours, then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., then get great views at Muley Point Overlook, and finally admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Mexican Hat itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Moab to Mexican Hat in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Moab in June, things will get slightly colder in Mexican Hat: highs are around 36°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cortez.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Horseback Riding Tours

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Cortez

Cortez ©
As the closest town to a national park known for its archeological dwellings, Cortez sits along ancient trails that native Puebloan tribes have used for millennia.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): trek along Nordenskiold #16 Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cortez day trip planner .

You can drive from Mexican Hat to Cortez in 2 hours. Traveling from Mexican Hat in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cortez, with lows around 9°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Cortez

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nordenskiold #16 Trail
Highlights from your plan
Hovenweep National Monument ©
Hovenweep National Monument

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip itinerary site .

Drive from Roswell to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Roswell in July: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 36°C and lows are around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Cortez.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Taos, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan

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Roswell

Roswell
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Roswell online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Roswell in 2.5 hours. In July in Roswell, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums Parks Nature

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): Head underground at Big Room and then explore the fascinating underground world of King's Palace.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Antonio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Roswell.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Big Room ©
Big Room
King's Palace ©
King's Palace

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Natural Bridge Caverns and St Joseph Catholic Church. When in San Antonio, make a side trip to see Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats in Austin, approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take in the history at Mission San Jose, examine the collection at San Antonio Fire Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Mission Trail, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Antonio.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Antonio trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Lake Charles to San Antonio in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lake Charles in July, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
Highlights from your plan
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Lake Charles

Lake Charles
Lake Charles is a brackish lake located on the Calcasieu River in Southwest Louisiana, United States, situated almost entirely within the Lake Charles city limits. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stroll around Millennium Park and then stroll around Veteran's Memorial Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lake Charles trip maker website .

You can take a bus from Lafayette to Lake Charles in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Antonio.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Museums Parks Outdoors

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 6th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Martin de Tours.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lafayette trip builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Lake Charles to Lafayette takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Lafayette sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church of St Martin de Tours
Highlights from your plan
Church of St Martin de Tours ©
Church of St Martin de Tours

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Escape My Room New Orleans and Garden District. Venture out of the city with trips to Beauvoir (in Biloxi), Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Lynn Meadows Discovery Center (in Gulfport). Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, stroll around New Orleans Musical Legends Park, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Orleans day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Natchez in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 33°C in New Orleans. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Lafayette.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Beauvoir, Whitney Plantation, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Natchez

Natchez
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, then see the interesting displays at Rosalie Mansion, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Natchez trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Natchez takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Natchez are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 28th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and then take in the views from Vicksburg Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vicksburg vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Clarksdale to Vicksburg with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Vicksburg can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Natchez.

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Clarksdale

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Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center, take in the exciting artwork at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, then take an in-depth tour of The Delta Blues Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Crossroad, and finally steep yourself in history at Hopson Plantation Commissary.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Clarksdale trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Memphis to Clarksdale. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Vicksburg.

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Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
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The Delta Blues Museum
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Hopson Plantation Commissary

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Memphis

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The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Beale Street. Go for a jaunt from Memphis to Tunica to see Horseshoe Tunica about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: deepen your understanding at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, learn more about the world around you at Pink Palace Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, and try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Memphis travel route planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Clarksdale.

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Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

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Horseshoe Tunica, Southland Park Gaming and Racing
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Graceland
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music

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Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Explore hidden gems such as Beer Tastings & Tours and Lotz House Museum. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Memphis.

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Lotz House Museum
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Downtown Nashville
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The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC travel route builder site .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Philadelphia

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Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 16th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Philadelphia, and then make a trip to Wanamaker Organ. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the American Revolution, then take in panoramic vistas at One Liberty Observation Deck, and finally get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia - Axe Throwing.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Philadelphia online trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Thu) before leaving for Washington DC.

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Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing
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Eastern State Penitentiary
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Urban Axes Philadelphia

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New York City

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Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Patrick's Cathedral as well as Big Bus New York. Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Speed Boats Tours. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, approximately 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Central Park, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City travel planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Rapid City to New York City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Rapid City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Philadelphia.

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Brooklyn, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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Central Park
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Empire State Building
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Rapid City

Rapid City
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Rapid City day trip planning app .

Rapid City is very close to Keystone. Traveling from Keystone in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rapid City, with lows of 16°C. You will leave for New York City on the 12th (Fri).

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Keystone

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Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sylvan Lake, Needles Eye Tunnel, Crazy Horse Memorial, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, hike along Presidential Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town, then stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, and finally take in a show at Deadwood Alive.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Keystone vacation builder .

Keystone is just a stone's throw from Rapid City. Traveling from Rapid City in June, expect Keystone to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 10°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rapid City.

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Custer, Deadwood, Black Elk Peak, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Sylvan Lake
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Iron Mountain Road
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Needles Eye Tunnel

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Rapid City

Rapid City
For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rapid City trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Rapid City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Rapid City. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Rapid City. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Keystone.

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San Diego

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Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see where the action happens at Petco Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, then appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Rapid City to San Diego in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to San Diego. Traveling from Rapid City in July, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

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Lions, Tigers & Bears, Coronado Island
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Lions, Tigers & Bears
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Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
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Petco Park

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