30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  4​h
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Museum-lovers will get to explore SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Exploratorium. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, look for gifts at Vital Tea Leaf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers

2
days
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 14th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, and then shop like a local with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by combination of subway and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Seattle is a bit cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

2
days
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then stop by Louisiana Music Factory, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip maker .

Fly from Seattle to New Orleans in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to New Orleans. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in November; daily highs in New Orleans reach 19°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

4
days
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City online sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New Orleans in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
days
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.
Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, stop by Barneys New York, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and browse the different shops at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder .

Fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas. Traveling from Washington DC in November, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
days
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.
For shopping fun, head to Canyon Village Marketplace or Hopi House. Visit Toroweap Point and Hermit's Rest for their historical value. On the 2nd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 14°C, while nights are colder with lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

4
days
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.
Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles will appeal to history buffs. For shopping fun, head to Santa Monica Farmers Market or Flower Market. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to see Bergamot Station about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, stop by Amoeba Music, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

Make your Los Angeles itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. On the 8th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Museums, #Shopping, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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