24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Austin
Drive:  9 h
1
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Roswell
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Albuquerque
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Petrified Forest National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  9 h 15 min
7
Visalia
— 17 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
9
Palm Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Phoenix
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Tucson
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h
12
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 30 min
End: Austin

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Bottomless Pit, explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room, thensurround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and finally Head underground at King's Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Austin to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Traveling from Austin in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 67°F in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Roswell.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Big Room ©
Big Room
Lion's Tail ©
Lion's Tail
King's Palace ©
King's Palace

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Roswell

Roswell
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Roswell tour itinerary app.

Drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Roswell in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 97°F, and evening lows to 65°F. You will leave for Albuquerque on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Roswell

Museums Parks Outdoors

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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.
To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Albuquerque trip app.

You can drive from Roswell to Albuquerque in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 64°F. You'll set off for Petrified Forest National Park on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Logs and then delve into the lush surroundings at Rainbow Forest.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Petrified Forest National Park attractions planning website.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Petrified Forest National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Albuquerque in June: high temperatures in Petrified Forest National Park hover around 87°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Giant Logs ©
Giant Logs

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Plan my trip to Flagstaff with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Flagstaff in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in June: highs in Flagstaff hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 45°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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 19th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Before you visit Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In June in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Visalia.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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Visalia

Visalia ©
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. Visit Cedar Grove Visitor Center and The Presidente tree for their historical value. Visiting Grant Grove and Giant Forest will get you outdoors. Explore Visalia's surroundings by going to Paso Robles (We Olive, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more), Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park (Crystal Cave, Big Stump Basin, &more) and Three Rivers (Tokopah Falls & The Senate). There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Sequoia National Monument, get some fabulous bargains at Tulare Outlet Center, explore the activities along Kern River, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Peak.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Visalia takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Visalia due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, with highs in Visalia at 94°F and lows at 62°F. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, Paso Robles, Three Rivers, California, Project Survival's Cat Haven
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Tokyo. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take a stroll through Little Tokyo.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Visalia to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Visalia in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are slightly colder, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Little Tokyo ©
Little Tokyo

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
You've now added Skull Rock to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Palm Springs travel route planning website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Palm Springs are much warmer (107°F), and nights are a bit warmer (81°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Skull Rock
Highlights from your plan
Skull Rock ©
Skull Rock

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Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Plan my trip to Phoenix with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Palm Springs to Phoenix by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs to Phoenix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Phoenix sees daily highs of 106°F and lows of 85°F at night. You'll set off for Tucson on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
You've now added Saguaro National Park to your itinerary. On the 8th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saguaro National Park and then take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tucson online day trip planner.

You can drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in July, with highs in Tucson at 97°F and lows at 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Tucson

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saguaro National Park ©
Saguaro National Park
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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El Paso

El Paso
To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our El Paso trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to El Paso in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 97°F, and evening lows to 73°F. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in El Paso

Museums Parks Nature