21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, make a trip to Balmy Alley Murals, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco route builder website .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in February, with highs in San Francisco at 19°C and lows at 10°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC attractions tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in February: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 10°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
White House ©
White House

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Plan a New York City trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in March, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (11°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
nights
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.
On the 8th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pima Point, stroll through Moran Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grand Canyon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 16°C by day to -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 27°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Casinos, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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