9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 day
4
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
5
Canon City
— 1 night
6
Tulsa
— 1 day

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours and then visit Albuquerque Old Town.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Albuquerque journey planning tool.

New York City to Albuquerque is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Albuquerque. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Albuquerque: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Balloon Rides

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, thentrek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and then trek along Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Albuquerque in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
day
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, thencontemplate the long history of Balcony House, thenexplore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, and finally delve into the distant past at Long House.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mesa Verde National Park tour planning website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

1
night
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
On the 13th (Thu), stroll through Mosca Pass Trail and then admire nature's extreme beauty at High Dune Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Mesa Verde National Park to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve with the Route module. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June: highs in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive, see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Canon City trip itinerary builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Canon City. In June, Canon City is a bit warmer than Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons

1
day
Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Gilcrease Museum, admire the masterpieces at Philbrook Museum of Art, and then make a trip to Holy Family Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tulsa trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Canon City to Tulsa in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Canon City to Tulsa. Traveling from Canon City in June, Tulsa is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tulsa

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art
Gilcrease Museum ©
Gilcrease Museum
Holy Family Cathedral ©
Holy Family Cathedral

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