Day 1 Los Angeles - Phoenix - Tucson (488 miles)
In the morning we will leave Los Angeles and drive across the vast deserts of the West to Phoenix, AZ. Here, we will take a brief tour of the city that includes at stop at the City Hall building. After spending some time in Phoenix, we will continue on to Tucson, AZ for the night.
Day 2 Tucson - White Sands National Monument - Carlsbad (485 miles)
Today we will leave Tucson and travel to the incredible White Sands National Monument, a desert in which the sand never gets hot. After spending time exploring this miracle of nature, we will retire to Carlsbad, NM for the night.
Day 3 Carlsbad Caverns National Park - Guadalupe Mountains National Park - Tucson (415 miles)
Our day today is dedicated to two spectacular national parks: Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico and Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas. At the end of the day we will head into Arizona, where we will arrive for the night at Tucson.
Day 4 Tucson - Saguaro National Park - Los Angeles (467 miles)
Before leaving Tucson, we will visit the nearby Arizona-Sonara Desert Museum, a massive zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden devoted to the flora and fauna of the Sonora Desert. From there, we will make our way to Saguaro National Park. At the end of the day, we will return to Los Angeles. There is no airport transfer.