13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mexico City
Fly + Drive:  12 h
1
El Paso
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Bernalillo
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Niwot
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h
4
Grand Junction
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6 h
6
Kelseyville
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Santa Rosa
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
10
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12 h
End: Mexico City

2
nights
El Paso

El Paso ©
Explore El Paso's surroundings by going to Las Cruces (Dripping Springs Natural Area & Old Mesilla Village).

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our El Paso travel planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to El Paso is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in August; daily highs in El Paso reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bernalillo.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Las Cruces
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El Paso Zoo ©
El Paso Zoo
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park

1
night
Bernalillo

Bernalillo ©
Bernalillo is a town in Sandoval County, New Mexico, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Sandia Crest Byway, then steep yourself in history at Pueblo of Santa Ana, then delve into the distant past at Coronado Historic Site, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old San Ysidro Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Bernalillo travel tool.

Traveling by car from El Paso to Bernalillo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from El Paso in August; daily highs in Bernalillo reach 35°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Niwot.

Things to do in Bernalillo

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandia Crest Byway, Old San Ysidro Church
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Coronado Historic Site ©
Coronado Historic Site
Pueblo of Santa Ana ©
Pueblo of Santa Ana
Sandia Crest Byway ©
Sandia Crest Byway

1
night
Niwot

Niwot ©
Niwot is a census-designated place (CDP) in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. On the 25th (Sun), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bootstrap Brewing, then raise your glass at Powder Keg Brewing, and then browse the collection at High Plains Library District - Erie.

Before you visit Niwot, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bernalillo to Niwot. August in Niwot sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Niwot

Breweries & Distilleries Nightlife

Side Trip

High Plains Library District - Erie
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:
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Bootstrap Brewing ©
Bootstrap Brewing
High Plains Library District - Erie ©
High Plains Library District - Erie
Powder Keg Brewing ©
Powder Keg Brewing

1
day
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Mesa, then learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, and then take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Niwot to Grand Junction. In August in Grand Junction, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Meadery of the Rockies
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Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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 27th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder site.

You can fly from Grand Junction to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Grand Junction to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Junction in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kelseyville.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

1
night
Kelseyville

Kelseyville ©
Kelseyville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake County, California, United States. On the 28th (Wed), explore the activities along Clear Lake, do a tasting at Brassfield Estate Winery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Clear Lake State Park.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kelseyville road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Vegas to Kelseyville. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: highs in Kelseyville hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Kelseyville

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Brassfield Estate Winery, Clear Lake
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Clear Lake ©
Clear Lake
Brassfield Estate Winery ©
Brassfield Estate Winery
Clear Lake State Park ©
Clear Lake State Park

1
night
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Safari West, then examine the collection at Charles M. Schulz Museum, and then learn about winemaking at St. Francis Winery and Vineyards.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Santa Rosa route maker site.

Traveling by car from Kelseyville to Santa Rosa takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kelseyville in August, you will find days in Santa Rosa are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Safari West ©
Safari West
St. Francis Winery and Vineyards ©
St. Francis Winery and Vineyards
Charles M. Schulz Museum ©
Charles M. Schulz Museum

2
nights
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, then learn about winemaking at Storrs Winery, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Rosa to Santa Cruz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Santa Rosa in August, expect nights in Santa Cruz to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Storrs Winery ©
Storrs Winery

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Santa Cruz to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Cruz in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
On the 1st (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read El Paso tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to El Paso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in El Paso hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 25°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites
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St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral

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