17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Denver
— 1 night
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
4
Phoenix
— 2 nights
5
Santa Fe
— 3 nights

1
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.
On the 29th (Fri), examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art and then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Littleton Museum, thensee the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Denver day trip app.

New York City to Denver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Denver. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denver, with highs around °F, while nights are little chillier with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Littleton Museum
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Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art
Littleton Museum ©
Littleton Museum
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and Titanic. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Denver in March: highs in Las Vegas hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

6
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Torrance Art Museum (in Torrance), Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Torrance Art Museum, Disneyland Park, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Heard Museum, look for gifts at Outrageous Olive Oil & Vinegars, thenview the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at ASU Museum Ceramics Center and Brickyard Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Phoenix vacation planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Phoenix in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect Phoenix to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Scottsdale, ASU Museum Ceramics Center and Brickyard Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Elan Wollitzer Gallery ©
Elan Wollitzer Gallery

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nights
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.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, thentake in the pleasant sights at Keshi, thentake in the exciting artwork at Monroe Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, thenview the masterpieces at Tesuque Glassworks, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Phoenix to Santa Fe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in April, expect Santa Fe to be cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Keshi ©
Keshi
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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