8 days in Glendale & Council Bluffs Itinerary

8 days in Glendale & Council Bluffs Itinerary

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Glendale
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Council Bluffs
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Glendale

Glendale ©
Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located about nine miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix. Escape the urban bustle at Thunderbird Conservation Park and Verrado Golf Club. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glendale HIstoric District and Sahuaro Ranch Park. Explore Glendale's surroundings by going to The Bible Museum (in Goodyear) and Skyline Regional Park (in Buckeye). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve, get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Phoenix, and cool off at Hurricane Harbor Phoenix.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Glendale trip itinerary tool.

New York City to Glendale is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get a bit warmer in Glendale: highs are around 103°F and lows about 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Council Bluffs.

Things to do in Glendale

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Sahuaro Ranch Park ©
Sahuaro Ranch Park
Skyline Regional Park ©
Skyline Regional Park
Verrado Golf Club ©
Verrado Golf Club

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Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs ©
Council Bluffs is a city in and the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. Appreciate the collections at Pottawattamie County Squirrel Cage Jail and Museum and Farmall-Land USA. Get some historical perspective at Historic General Dodge House and Golden Spike Monument. Get out of town with these interesting Council Bluffs side-trips: Elk Horn (Danish Windmill Museum & Museum of Danish America) and Harlan (Shelby County Historical Museum & Prairie Rose State Park). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Ditmars Orchard, stroll around Hitchcock Nature Center, see the interesting displays at RailsWest Railroad Museum & HO Model Display, and immerse yourself in nature at Lake Manawa State Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Council Bluffs attractions site.

You can fly from Glendale to Council Bluffs in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Glendale in August, expect Council Bluffs to be little chillier, temps between 85°F and 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Council Bluffs

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Danish Windmill Museum ©
Danish Windmill Museum
Hitchcock Nature Center ©
Hitchcock Nature Center
Museum of Danish America ©
Museum of Danish America