29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Tijuana
Drive:  14 h
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Oakdale
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Elko
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Sandy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Logan
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
7
Rawlins
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
8
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
9
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
10
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
11
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
12
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
13
Laughlin
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
14
Santa Clarita
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
15
Yuma
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
16
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  14 h
End: Tijuana

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at La Jolla Cove and Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, take in the views from Coronado Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To plan San Diego vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Tijuana, Mexico to San Diego is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or ride a tram. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oakdale.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve ©
Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Oakdale

Oakdale ©
Oakdale is a city in the San Joaquin Valley and Stanislaus County, California. Escape the urban bustle at Nature Center at Happy Isles and Vernal Fall. Visit Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oakdale: Yosemite National Park (Bridalveil Fall & Yosemite, Tunnel View).

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oakdale road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Oakdale takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Oakdale when traveling from San Diego in October, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Elko.

Things to do in Oakdale

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

1
night
Elko

Elko ©
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Western Folklife Center, thensee the interesting displays at Northeastern Nevada Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Sherman Station Visitor's Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Elko day trip website.

Traveling by car from Oakdale to Elko takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Oakdale in October: highs in Elko hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Sandy.

Things to do in Elko

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Northeastern Nevada Museum ©
Northeastern Nevada Museum
Western Folklife Center ©
Western Folklife Center

1
night
Sandy

Sandy ©
Sandy is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Saltair Pavilion and then admire the majestic nature at Antelope Island State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Provo City Center Temple, and then admire the majestic nature at Utah Lake State Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sandy road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Elko to Sandy. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Elko in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sandy, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Logan.

Things to do in Sandy

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Provo, Saltair Pavilion, Antelope Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Provo City Center Temple ©
Provo City Center Temple
Saltair Pavilion ©
Saltair Pavilion

1
night
Logan

Logan
Logan is a city in Cache County, Utah, United States. To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Logan trip planner.

You can drive from Sandy to Logan in 2 hours. Traveling from Sandy in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 1°C in Logan. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Logan

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our West Yellowstone online attractions planner.

You can drive from Logan to West Yellowstone in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Logan in October, expect West Yellowstone to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rawlins.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

1
night
Rawlins

Rawlins
Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rawlins trip planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Rawlins takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In October, Rawlins is a bit warmer than West Yellowstone - with highs of 17°C and lows of 0°C. You will leave for Colorado Springs on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Rawlins

Historic Sites Museums Parks

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stroll around Garden of the Gods and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs tour planning website.

You can drive from Rawlins to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Rawlins in October, things will get a bit warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 22°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): learn about winemaking at Casa Rondena Winery and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Albuquerque in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Albuquerque: highs are around 26°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to El Paso.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Tours Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

1
night
El Paso

El Paso
To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our El Paso trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Albuquerque to El Paso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in October, things will get a bit warmer in El Paso: highs are around 32°C and lows about 15°C. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to Tucson.

Things to do in El Paso

Museums Parks Nature

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Wed), take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson route planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from El Paso to Tucson in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Tucson

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tucson to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tucson to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Tucson, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Laughlin.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

1
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Laughlin

Laughlin ©
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. On the 26th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Laughlin trip itinerary site.

Drive from Las Vegas to Laughlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Laughlin are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santa Clarita.

Things to do in Laughlin

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harrah's Laughlin ©
Harrah's Laughlin
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk

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nights
Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita ©
Santa Clarita, officially the City of Santa Clarita, is the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County, California, and the 24th largest in the state of California. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Clarita online vacation planner.

Getting from Laughlin to Santa Clarita by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Laughlin in October, you will find days in Santa Clarita are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yuma.

Things to do in Santa Clarita

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Yuma

Yuma ©
Visit Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park and Salvation Mountain for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Colorado River and Colorado River State Historic Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Yuma: Gran Plaza Oulet (in Calexico) and Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge (in Calipatria).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yuma itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Santa Clarita to Yuma by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Santa Clarita, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yuma, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 23°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Yuma

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Calipatria, Gran Plaza Oulet, Colorado River
Highlights from your plan
Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge ©
Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge
Colorado River ©
Colorado River
Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park ©

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Diego trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Yuma to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yuma to San Diego due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yuma in November, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Marston House Museum ©
Marston House Museum

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