8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Tenino
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Boise
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Taos
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
5
Hatch
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Seattle

1
day
Tenino

Tenino ©
Tenino is a city in Thurston County, Washington, United States. On the 12th (Tue), get outside with Tenino Quarry Pool and then learn about winemaking at Mill Lane Winery.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tenino trip maker .

Seattle to Tenino is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Seattle in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tenino, with lows of 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Tenino

Outdoors Wineries
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Tenino Quarry Pool ©
Tenino Quarry Pool
Mill Lane Winery ©
Mill Lane Winery

1
day
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of First United Presbyterian Church, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Boise road trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Tenino to Boise with the Route module. Traveling from Tenino to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral ©
St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral

1
night
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get curious at John McConnell Math and Science Center, then explore by horseback at The Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Area, and then do a tasting at Mesa Park Vineyards.

Plan trip to Grand Junction with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Grand Junction takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Grand Junction, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Taos.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mesa Park Vineyards
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Mesa Park Vineyards ©
Mesa Park Vineyards

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day
Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, then snap pictures at Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, then admire the masterpieces at Millicent Rogers Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Taos Pueblo.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Taos trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Grand Junction to Taos takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Junction in March, Taos is slightly colder at night with lows of 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Hatch.

Things to do in Taos

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

1
day
Hatch

Hatch ©
Hatch is a village in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. On the 16th (Sat), look for gifts at Hatch Chile Sales and then admire all the interesting features of Hatch Chile Express.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hatch trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Taos to Hatch by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Taos in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Hatch: highs are around 71°F and lows about 41°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Hatch

Shopping
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Hatch Chile Sales ©
Hatch Chile Sales
Hatch Chile Express ©
Hatch Chile Express

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, then learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then get great views at Gates Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Pima Air & Space Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tucson trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Hatch to Tucson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, Tucson is somewhat warmer than Hatch - with highs of 77°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Nature
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Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

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night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then explore the galleries of Desert Botanical Garden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix holiday website .

You can drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Phoenix when traveling from Tucson in March, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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