9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
Drive:  6​h
1
Amarillo
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albuquerque
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
San Diego
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tulsa

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Amarillo

Amarillo
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip itinerary builder tool .

Tulsa to Amarillo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tulsa in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 25°F in Amarillo. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks Museums Nature

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
You've now added Albuquerque Old Town to your itinerary.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque vacation builder .

You can drive from Amarillo to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. December in Albuquerque sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 28°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe tour itinerary builder app .

Take a bus from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°F in Santa Fe. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum, and finally get great views at Mather Point.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Childrens Museums
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim visit site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect Anaheim to be much hotter, temps between 71°F and 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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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 2nd (Thu): explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Diego travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in San Diego are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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