8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Connersville
Drive:  14​h
1
Wichita
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Calipatria
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
End: San Diego

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night
Wichita

Wichita
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Wichita tour builder website .

Connersville to Wichita is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. December in Wichita sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 26°F at night. On the 30th (Sun), you're off toColorado Springs.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Nightlife

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Wichita to Colorado Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Wichita to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wichita in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Colorado Springs, with lows of 18°F. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip website .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Las Vegas. Traveling from Colorado Springs in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 39°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 57°F. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): hike along Hermit Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 44°F, while lows dip to 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. To find photos and tourist information, read Phoenix trip builder tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix in 4 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 68°F and lows are around 46°F. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off toCalipatria.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Parks Tours

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hours
Calipatria

Calipatria ©
Calipatria is a city in Imperial County, California. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salvation Mountain and then don't miss a visit to East Jesus.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Calipatria tour itinerary site .

Getting from Phoenix to Calipatria by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Calipatria due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in January, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Calipatria

Historic Sites

Side Trip

East Jesus
Highlights from your plan
Salvation Mountain ©
Salvation Mountain
East Jesus ©
East Jesus

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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.
On the 4th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Coronado Island and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip maker site .

You can drive from Calipatria to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Calipatria in January, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Coronado Island
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Island ©
Coronado Island

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