60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Wellfleet
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Melbourne

6
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.
Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and El Pueblo de Los Angeles will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and The Getty Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Montana Avenue, & more), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, look for gifts at Studio City Farmers Market, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Beach, and stroll through Santa Monica Bay.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

6
days
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, hike along Panorama Trail, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and stroll through Nevada Falls Loop.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online travel route planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Yosemite National Park to be much colder, temps between 14°C and -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

6
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at China Beach and Baker Beach. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Rockaway Beach in Pacifica, approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Union Square, look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are much warmer (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
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.
Visiting Hayden Valley and Yellowstone National Park will get you outdoors. On the 20th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 21st (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Back Mountain, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, and take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park driving holiday tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 0°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

6
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.
Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi Housefor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, and get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
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.
The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Caesars Palace, stop by Barneys New York, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 5th (Wed), 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. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then look for gifts at Louisiana Music Factory, and finally take a stroll through Royal Street.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can 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
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: highs in New York City hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Wellfleet.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

5
days
Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Edward Gorey House and Hoxie House will appeal to history buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Cape Cod National Seashore and Race Point Beach. Explore Wellfleet's surroundings by going to Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandwich Glass Museum), Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Chatham Lighthouse Beach (in Chatham). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Marconi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Wellfleet, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from New York City to Wellfleet in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Wellfleet

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, Sandwich, Edward Gorey House, Chatham Lighthouse Beach, Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Marconi Beach ©
Marconi Beach

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Escape the urban bustle at Alki Beach and Murhut Falls. Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to Tolmie State Park in Olympia, about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Place, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and admire all the interesting features of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle driving holiday tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Wellfleet to Seattle in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Wellfleet to Seattle is minus 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Seattle are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Tolmie State Park, Murhut Falls
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

6
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku) and Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial, hike along Diamond Head State Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manoa Falls, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Honolulu road trip planning site .

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu. Traveling from Seattle in December, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Turtle Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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