22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
4
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Carmel
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Flagstaff
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
10
Oatman
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
11
Anaheim
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
12
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
13
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
15
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

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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.
For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Brisbane in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. You will leave for Santa Monica on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Malibu Pier has been added to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip planner .

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Malibu Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Malibu Pier ©
Malibu Pier

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
You've now added Old Mission Santa Barbara to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip planner .

You can drive from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Santa Monica in December since evenings lows in Santa Barbara dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Plan a trip to San Luis Obispo easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in San Luis Obispo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Carmel.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Outdoors Parks

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Point Lobos has been added to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel online trip maker .

Traveling by car from San Luis Obispo to Carmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from San Luis Obispo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Carmel, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cable Car Museum as well as Lombard Street. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder website .

Getting from Carmel to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Neon Museum, ALL SHOOK UP - Tribute to the King, Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, and other attractions. On the next day, see the world from above with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in a show at ALL SHOOK UP - Tribute to the King.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, Las Vegas is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for Monument Valley.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Upper Antelope Canyon as well as Horseback Riding Tours. On the 19th (Wed), see the top attractions with Upper Antelope Canyon. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip maker app .

Drive from Las Vegas to Monument Valley in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Monument Valley, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 5°C and lows are around -7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for Flagstaff.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Upper Antelope Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Upper Antelope Canyon ©
Upper Antelope Canyon
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Flagstaff road trip app .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Flagstaff takes 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Flagstaff can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. You'll set off for Oatman on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Oatman

Oatman
Oatman is a town in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Oatman trip site .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Oatman takes 3 hours. Traveling from Flagstaff in December, you will find days in Oatman are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are warmer (9°C). On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Oatman

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Disneyland Resort VIP Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Oatman to Anaheim takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Oatman in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rodeo Drive as well as Hollywood Sign. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Sign, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Rodeo Drive.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planning website .

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Venice Canals Walkway ©
Venice Canals Walkway

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Graceland as well as National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Graceland and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis online itinerary planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Memphis by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get little chillier in Memphis: highs are around 15°C and lows about 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You've now added Marathon Village to your itinerary.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Marathon Village ©
Marathon Village

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On the 31st (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nashville in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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