8 days in Denver, Phoenix & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in Denver, Phoenix & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Denver
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Phoenix
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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Denver

— 1 day

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, then examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and finally sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Denver sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Denver. March in Denver sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums

Phoenix

— 3 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Gilbert (St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church & Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Phoenix takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in March; daily highs in Phoenix reach 82°F and lows reach 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 5th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, Los Angeles is little chillier than Phoenix - with highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Denver

— 1 night

Mile-High City

On the 7th (Wed), see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Denver tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Denver by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Denver due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for little chillier days in Denver, with highs around 59°F, while nights are colder with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Parks