22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Escalante
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Lake Powell
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Avalon
— 2 nights
Ferry to Long Beach, Fly to Indio/Palm Springs
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
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Lake Havasu City
— 2 nights
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Prescott
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Navajo Dam
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Escalante

Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Escalante Heritage Center, then explore and take pictures at Highway 12 Scenic Byway, and then cruise along Scenic Byway Route 12. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Calf Creek Falls, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Devils Garden.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Escalante route maker website.

Frisco to Escalante is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. When traveling from Frisco in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Escalante, with highs around 47°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trip

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Powell day trip site.

Getting from Escalante to Lake Powell by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Escalante in November, you will find days in Lake Powell are a bit warmer (59°F), and nights are much hotter (39°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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 7th (Sat): trek along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally look for gifts at Tusayan General Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): hike along Rim Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in November, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 54°F and 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, then explore the stunning scenery at Golden Canyon, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Death Valley National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Avalon.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Avalon

Avalon is the only incorporated city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands, and the southernmost city in Los Angeles County. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden and then go on a hair-raising tour with Catalina Ghost Tours. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Catalina Island Company, then take in the local highlights with Catalina Food Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Avalon online day trip planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Death Valley National Park to Avalon in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Avalon when traveling from Death Valley National Park in November, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Avalon

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 13th (Fri), admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View, and then make a trip to Cap Rock at Joshua Tree. On your second day here, stroll through Ryan Mountain, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park vacation planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Avalon to Joshua Tree National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Joshua Tree National Park when traveling from Avalon in November, with lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 15th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Havasu, take a memorable tour with Rubba Duck Safari, and then try your luck at Havasu Landing Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Sara Park, then admire the majestic nature at Lake Havasu State Park, and then don't miss a visit to London Bridge.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lake Havasu City online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Lake Havasu City takes 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in November; daily highs in Lake Havasu City reach 76°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Prescott

Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 17th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, explore the activities along Watson Lake, then explore the activities along Lynx Lake Recreation Area, then view the masterpieces at Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery, and finally shop like a local with Van Gogh's Ear Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Prescott trip builder tool.

Drive from Lake Havasu City to Prescott in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lake Havasu City to Prescott is 1 hour. When traveling from Lake Havasu City in November, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Prescott: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 33°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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Santa Fe

City Different

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, then shop like a local with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then stroll around Cathedral Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally don't miss a visit to Canyon Road.

Make your Santa Fe itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Prescott to Santa Fe takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Prescott in November, you will find days in Santa Fe are little chillier (54°F), and nights are about the same (29°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Navajo Dam.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Navajo Dam

Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village, then delve into the distant past at Aztec Ruins National Monument, and then do a tasting at Wines of the San Juan. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Navajo Lake State Park (Pine), then do a tasting at Fox Fire Farms Winery, and then try your luck at Sky Ute Casino.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Navajo Dam sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Santa Fe to Navajo Dam in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 23°F in Navajo Dam. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Navajo Dam

Wineries · Museums · Casinos · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Catalina Island travel guide

3.2
Nightlife · Casinos · Monuments