Travel Itinerary

Welcome to our Travel Itinerary Page!  As we move further along in our planning, we will update this page with our estimated itinerary.  As we mentioned in our Itinerary:  Part One post, we intend on hitting 48 states + D.C. and several Canadian provinces.

Do you have a dog friendly recommendation you’d like to pass on to us?  We’d love to get your input!  Click here to add your favorite spot.  Don’t forget to include your URL if you are a blogger.  We’d love to link and thank you along our way.

Last updated:  May 27, 2011

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Day 1 (Sat, Jun 11th)

  • Depart San Antonio
  • Drive to Overland Park
  • Overnight in Overland Park

Day 2 (Sun, Jun 12th)

  • Morning
    • Kansas City
  • Afternoon
    • Boulevard Brewery at 12 pm
    • Depart for Iowa
  • Evening
    • Arrive in Iowa

Day 3 (Mon, Jun 13th)

  • Unload ABF trailer
  • Overnight in Iowa

Day 4 (Tue, Jun 14th)

  • Rest in Iowa (unload ABF trailer?)
  • Overnight in Iowa

Day 5 (Wed, Jun 15th)

  • Pack Mini-van; prep for departure
  • Overnight in Iowa

Day 6 (Thu, Jun 16th)

  • Morning
    • Depart Iowa
    • Three Dog Bakery (Omaha)
    • University of Nebraska (Lincoln)
  • Drive to Denver
  • Overnight in Denver

Day 7 (Fri, Jun 17th)

  • United States Mint
    • 8:00 am – 2:00 pm; 45 min tours begin on the hour; arrive 15 minutes early; reservations recommended
      • 9:00 am planned tour time
  • Denver State Capitol Dome Tour and Mr. Brown’s Attic Walk
    • 10:00 am
    • Call for reservations?
      • 11:00 am planned tour time
  • Eat Packed Lunch
  • Afternoon
    • 16th Street Pedestrian Mall
    • Larimer Square
    • LODO
      • Great Divide Brewing
      • Wynkoop Brewing
      • HH at either Dixon’s or McCormick & Schmick’s
  • Overnight in Denver

Day 8 (Sat, Jun 18th)

  • Make breakfast at Brian & Angiels
  • Estes Park
    • Rocky Mountain National Park
      • Trail Ridge Road
      • Bear Lake Hike?
    • Estes Park – walk around town
  • Eat Packed Lunch
  • Boulder
    • Celestial Seasonings Tour:  10am-4pm on the hour; free; 45 minutes; tea samples start prior to tours
    • Boulder Beer Company
    • Pearl Street Mall and/or University of Colorado Boulder
    • Peak to Peak Highway?
    • Whole Foods (dinner groceries)
  • Overnight in Denver

Day 9 (Sun, Jun 19th)

  • Denver
  • Morning:  Mitch/Angie/Brian
    • Whitewater rafting
  • Morning/Afternoon:  Lori/Katie/Gus
    • Red Rocks Park
    • Stapleton?
    • Cheesman Park?
  • Overnight in Denver

Day 10 (Mon, Jun 20th)

  • Morning:  Drive to Colorado Springs
    • Air Force Academy
    • Olympic Training Center
  • Afternoon
    • Check into hotel
    • Manitou Cliff Dwellings
    • Garden of the Gods
  • Overnight in Colorado Springs

Day 11 (Tue, Jun 21st)

  • Morning/Afternoon:
    • Mt. Cutler trail (North Cheyenne Canon Park)
    • Pikes Peak
  • Afternoon/Evening:
    • Drive to Santa Fe
  • Overnight in Santa Fe

Day 12 (Wed, Jun 22nd)

  • Morning
    • Bandelier National Monument
  • Afternoon
    • Georgia O’Keefe Museum
    • Trolley Tour
    • Coffee Lover’s Walking Tour
    • San Miguel Mission
    • Palace of the Governors
  • Evening
    • Drive to Albuquerque
    • Tingley Beach
    • University of New Mexico
  • Overnight in Albuquerque

Day 13 (Thu, Jun 23rd)

  • Morning
    • Drive to Roswell
    • International UFO Museum
  • Afternoon
    • Drive to Carsbad
    • Carlsbad Cavern
  • Evening
    • Drive to Alamogordo
  • Overnight in Alamogordo

Day 14 (Fri, Jun 24th)

  • Morning
    • White Sands National Monument
  • Afternoon
    • Drive to Tucson
  • Overnight in Tucson

Day 15 (Sat, Jun 25th) Phoenix

  • Morning
    • Drive to Tempe
    • Mill Avenue
    • Four Peaks Brewery
  • Afternoon
    • FireSky Resort
  • Overnight in Scottsdale

Day 16 (Sun, Jun 26th) Phoenix

  • Morning
    • Camelback Mountain
    • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Afternoon
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin West Tour
  • Evening
    • Run at Tempe Town Lake
  • Overnight in Scottsdale

Day 17 (Mon, Jun 27th) Sedona

  • Morning
    • Drive to Sedona
    • Bell Rock
    • Cathedral Rock
    • Snoopy Rock (Snoopy, is this your rock?) 😉
  • Afternoon
    • Slide Rock State Park
  • Evening
    • Drive to Flagstaff
  • Overnight in Flagstaff

Day 18 (Tue, Jun 28th) Flagstaff

  • Day
    • Grand Canyon
  • Evening
    • Drive to Las Vegas
  • Overnight in Las Vegas

Day 19 (Wed, Jun 29th) Las Vegas

  • Morning
    • Hoover Dam
  • Afternoon
    • Las Vegas Strip
  • Evening
    • Penn & Teller
  • Overnight in Las Vegas

Day 20 (Thu, Jun 30th) Las Vegas

  • Morning
    • Red Rock Canyon
  • Afternoon
    • Las Vegas Strip
  • Evening
    • Fremont Street
  • Overnight in Las Vegas

Day 21 (Fri, Jul 1st) San Diego

  • Morning
    • Las Vegas
  • Late Morning
    • Drive to Mojave National Preserve
  • Afternoon
    • Drive to San Diego
  • Overnight in San Diego

Day 22 (Sat, Jul 2nd) San Diego

  • Day
    • Balboa Park
      • San Diego Zoo
      • Nate’s Point Dog Park
      • Cabrillo Bridge
      • Bea Evenson Fountain
      • Japanese Friendship Garden
  • Overnight in San Diego

Day 23 (Sun, Jul 3rd) San Diego

  • Morning
    • Coronado
      • Ferry Landing Marketplace
      • Coronado Central Beach
      • Hotel Del Coronado
  • Afternoon
    • USS Midway Museum
    • Seaport Village
    • Gaslamp Quarter Walking Tour
  • Overnight in San Diego

Day 24 (Mon, Jul 4th) San Diego

  • Escondido
    • San Diego Zoo Safari Park
    • Stone Brewing Co.
    • Orfila Vineyards and Winery
    • Fireworks
  • Overnight in San Diego

Day 25 (Tue, Jul 5th) San Diego

  • Morning
    • Cabrillo National Monument
    • Mission Bay Kayak Tour
  • Afternoon
    • Ocean Beach (Dog Beach)
    • Fiesta Island (Mission Bay)
  • Evening
    • La Jolla Cove
    • Point La Jolla Beach
    • Muttropolis
  • Overnight in San Diego

Day 26 (Wed, Jul 6th) San Diego

  • Open Day – Dog Beach?
to be continued…

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2 Responses “Travel Itinerary” →
  1. you guys should go to best friends animal sanctuary while you’re in utah!!

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