57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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57 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 45​min
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
Custer
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + train:  9​h
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
New York City
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
Lahaina, Maui
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
Honolulu, Oahu
— 9 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Melbourne

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Manhattan Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and Santa Monica Pier. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder app .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Manhattan Beach
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

4
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Rock and Devil's Bridge Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chapel of the Holy Cross and Bell Rock. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sedona: V-Bar-V Heritage Site (in Rimrock) and Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery (in Jerome). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, trek along Airport Mesa, and admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona route planning website .

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Los Angeles to Sedona in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sedona, with lows of 11°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Tonto Trail. On the 6th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, head outdoors with Shoshone Point, and explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Valley of Fire State Park and Hoover Dam Bypass. Explore hidden gems such as The Mob Museum and Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning tool .

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. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. You will leave for Custer on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

1
day
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Angostura Recreation Area and then see the interesting displays at Pioneer Museum.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Custer online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Custer in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect Custer to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 3°C. On the 12th (Sat), you're off toNiagara Falls.

Things to do in Custer

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trip

Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Angostura Recreation Area ©
Angostura Recreation Area
Pioneer Museum ©
Pioneer Museum

0
days
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Custer to Niagara Falls in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Custer to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Custer in May: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 23°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Museum-lovers will get to explore 9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art. There's still lots to do: stroll through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City route builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Niagara Falls in May, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

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
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
day
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia road trip planning tool .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Philadelphia hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 21st (Mon), you're off toWashington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Art and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague Winery (in Hague), Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg) and Menokin (in Warsaw). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and see the interesting displays at Newseum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip website .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Washington DC are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Menokin, Arlington National Cemetery, Stratford Hall, The Hague Winery
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
days
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Amphitheater Lake and Lake Solitude. Take a break from the city and head to String Lake and Leigh Lake. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 13°C and -3°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
String Lake ©
String Lake

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bodega Head and Montara State Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Asian Art Museum and de Young Museum. Step out of San Francisco to go to Calistoga and see Castello di Amorosa, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. You'll set off for Lahaina on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Head, Montara State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head

6
days
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Get some historical perspective at Lahaina United Methodist Church and Lahaina Jodo Mission. Get some cultural insight at Lahaina Front Street and Lahaina Galleries. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center (in Makawao), Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, stroll through Keawakapu Beach, and get some jogging in at Wailea Beach Path.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lahaina trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Lahaina in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Lahaina hover around 33°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Scuba & Snorkeling, Kapalua Beach, Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

8
days
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Pearl Harbor Tours has been added to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as USS Arizona Memorial and The Byodo-In Temple are in your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Ko Olina Lagoons (in Kapolei) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, work some fitness into your day at Ala Moana Beach Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daytime highs in Honolulu are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You will leave for home on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Honolulu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Byodo-In Temple, Nuuanu Pali Lookout, Ko Olina Lagoons
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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