18 days in La Quinta & Hillsborough Itinerary

18 days in La Quinta & Hillsborough Itinerary

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Fly to Palm Springs International Airport, Drive to La Quinta
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La Quinta
— 11 nights
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Drive to Palm Springs International Airport, Fly to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Drive to Hillsborough
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Hillsborough
— 5 nights
Drive to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Fly to Southwest Florida International Airport

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La Quinta

— 11 nights
La Quinta is a resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, specifically in the Coachella Valley between Indian Wells and Indio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Quinta: Borrego Springs (Slot Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, &more), Joshua Tree National Park (in Joshua Tree) and San Clemente (Courtney's SandCastle Universal Playground, San Clemente Pier, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town La Quinta, examine the collection at La Quinta Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with El Paseo Shopping District, and admire the masterpieces at Sunnylands Center & Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our La Quinta trip planner.

Fort Myers to La Quinta is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in La Quinta when traveling from Fort Myers in January, with lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Hillsborough.

Things to do in La Quinta

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hillsborough

— 5 nights
The town of Hillsborough is the county seat of Orange County, North Carolina. Get out of town with these interesting Hillsborough side-trips: Carolina Tiger Rescue (in Pittsboro), Burlington (Conservators Center & Cedarock Park) and Elon University (in Elon). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, don't miss a visit to Downtown Chapel Hill, steep yourself in history at Ayr Mount Historic Site, and stroll the grounds of Old Town Cemetery.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Hillsborough trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from La Quinta to Hillsborough with the Route module. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. While traveling from La Quinta, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Hillsborough, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hillsborough

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips