8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sioux City
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Carlsbad
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h
End: Sioux City

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

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

Sioux City to Anaheim is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sioux City to Anaheim due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Anaheim are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

1
day
Carlsbad

Carlsbad
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND California.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Carlsbad trip planner .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Carlsbad takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Anaheim in July; daily highs in Carlsbad reach 76°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): meet the residents at San Diego Zoo and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner .

Drive from Carlsbad to San Diego in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 5th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip planner.

Fly from San Diego to Phoenix in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Phoenix is 1 hour. While traveling from San Diego, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Phoenix, ranging from highs of 106°F to lows of 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Yaki Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Phoenix in July, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 83°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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