46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + shuttle:  23​h 15​min
Sedona
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  6​h
Mesa Verde National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 45​min
Branson
— 4 nights
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
Williamsburg
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
Nantucket
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
Boston
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
Cody
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  5​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): delve into the mystery of Chapel of the Holy Cross. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then steep yourself in history at Montezuma Castle National Monument.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip planning website .

Melbourne, Australia to Sedona is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Melbourne to Sedona, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for much hotter days in Sedona, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery ©

4
nights
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Visit Cliff Palace and Hovenweep National Monument for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum and Balcony House. Take a break from Mesa Verde National Park with a short trip to The Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Long House.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sedona to Mesa Verde National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Sedona in September, expect Mesa Verde National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, The Anasazi Heritage Center, Hovenweep National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Long House ©
Long House

3
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Canyon Road and Santo Nino Chapel. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Museum of International Folk Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: El Santuario de Chimayo (in Chimayo) and Puye Cliff Dwellings (in Espanola). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Monroe Gallery.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe road trip tool .

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Santa Fe in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in September, Santa Fe is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Branson.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chimayo, Puye Cliff Dwellings
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

4
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Thorncrown Chapel. Titanic Museum and Golden Pioneer Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Branson: Mansfield (Mansfield Cemetery & Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 16th (Sun) at Silver Dollar City.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Branson itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Santa Fe to Branson takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Branson. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Branson, with lows around 18°C. You'll set off for Williamsburg on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Branson

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mansfield, Thorncrown Chapel, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Golden Pioneer Museum
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

4
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Jamestowne and Menokin. Let the collections at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Colonial Williamsburg capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williamsburg: Hanover Tavern (in Hanover), Historic Christ Church (in Irvington) and Shirley Plantation (in Charles City). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg online holiday maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Branson to Williamsburg in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Branson in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Williamsburg, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Williamsburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Menokin, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Shirley Plantation, Historic Christ Church, Hanover Tavern
Highlights from your plan
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. The adventure continues: stroll through Central Park, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Williamsburg to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

2
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, take an in-depth tour of Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Great Point Light, and finally enjoy the sea views from Sankaty Head Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum and then steep yourself in history at Greater Light.

For maps and more tourist information, use the Nantucket trip itinerary site .

You can fly from New York City to Nantucket in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Nantucket at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Nantucket

#Historic Sites, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Great Point Light ©
Great Point Light
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Marginal Way Walkway and Vaughan Woods State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Breakers and Cliff Walk. Step out of Boston with an excursion to Hamilton House in South Berwick--about 1h 40 min away. There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts and get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Boston road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Nantucket to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Boston

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

South Berwick, Newport, Marginal Way Walkway
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. Keep things going the next day: delve into the mystery of Olde Pink House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and then visit a coastal fixture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Savannah trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Savannah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in October: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Savannah

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Fort Donelson National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lotz House Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Take a break from Nashville with a short trip to Fort Donelson National Battlefield in Dover, about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at RCA Studio B, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nashville travel planner .

Fly from Savannah to Nashville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Savannah in October since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dover, Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

3
nights
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 8th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Royal Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District and then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .

Getting from Nashville to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Nashville, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cody.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally admire the masterpieces at Whitney Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Plains Indian, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cody vacation builder .

You can fly from New Orleans to Cody in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Cody, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Cody to be cooler, around 2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Cody

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks for their historical value. Exploratorium and de Young Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Cody to San Francisco in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cody to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cody in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Museums, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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