15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Houston
— 1 day
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
5
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
6
Denver
— 1 night

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 10th (Mon), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenstroll through Water Wall, and then get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston trip planner.

Garden City to Houston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Houston when traveling from Garden City in June, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Room Escape Games
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Canyon Village Marketplace. On the 12th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail, stroll through Rim Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Houston in June, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Head to Gaslamp Quarter and Spanish Village Art Centerfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego road trip app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and tram. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and much hotter nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip site.

Getting from San Diego to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in June, plan for slightly colder nights in San Francisco, with lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Tue) before leaving for Salt Lake City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Visiting Big Cottonwood Canyon and Deer Valley Resort will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Park City (Park City Main Street Historic District & Park City Mountain Resort) and Antelope Island State Park (in Syracuse).

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City tour planning app.

Fly from San Francisco to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Park City, Antelope Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park

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night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, thenlook for gifts at Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax, thenwander the streets of 16th Street Mall, and finally admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Denver visit planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Denver in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in June; daily highs in Denver reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax ©
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax

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