15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Houston
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Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  11 h
2
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Alamogordo
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Rancho Cucamonga
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  10 h
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  19 h
End: Houston

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Houston

Houston
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Houston trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Houston. In May in Houston, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 68°F at night. You'll set off for Carlsbad Caverns National Park on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Outdoors
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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.
To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Houston to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Houston in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with highs around 98°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 67°F. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off to Alamogordo.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature Parks Tours
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Alamogordo

Alamogordo ©
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): do a tasting at Heart of the Desert, do a tasting at McGinn's PistachioLand, and then engage your brain at International Space Hall of Fame.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alamogordo day trip app.

Traveling by car from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Alamogordo takes 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Alamogordo are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Phoenix.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Wineries Shopping Museums
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Heart of the Desert ©
Heart of the Desert
International Space Hall of Fame ©
International Space Hall of Fame

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Alamogordo to Phoenix by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Alamogordo in June, with highs in Phoenix at 107°F and lows at 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rancho Cucamonga.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Elan Wollitzer Gallery
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Elan Wollitzer Gallery ©
Elan Wollitzer Gallery

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Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Cucamonga ©
Rancho Cucamonga is a suburban city situated at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in San Bernardino County, California. Change things up with these side-trips from Rancho Cucamonga: Temecula (Balloon Rides & Wilson Creek Winery), The California Route 66 Museum (in Victorville) and Outlets at Barstow (in Barstow). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Redlands Bowl, take a memorable drive along Keller Peak Fire Lookout, have some family-friendly fun at Gold Rush Mining Adventures, and appreciate the history behind Madonna of the Trail.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rancho Cucamonga itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Phoenix to Rancho Cucamonga with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Rancho Cucamonga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in June, things will get little chillier in Rancho Cucamonga: highs are around 90°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Rancho Cucamonga

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Big Bear Lake, Upland, Temecula, Calico Ghost Town, The California Route 66 Museum
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Big Bear Lake ©
Big Bear Lake
Redlands Bowl ©
Redlands Bowl
The California Route 66 Museum ©
The California Route 66 Museum

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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.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel route builder app.

Getting from Rancho Cucamonga to Las Vegas by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Rancho Cucamonga in June, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 103°F and 77°F. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 11th (Thu), hike along Angel's Landing.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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 12th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Grand Canyon National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in June, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 85°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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