25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Foot + Train:  5 h 30 min
3
Denver
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Taxi:  5 h
4
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
7
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 30 min
10
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

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day
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.
On the 1st (Wed), take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route planning app.

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 train. Traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Los Angeles is much warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yosemite, Tunnel View and Bodie State Historic Park. Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

Find out how to plan Yosemite National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect colder with lows of 9°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, and then explore and take pictures at Mount Evans Scenic Byway. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Yosemite National Park to Denver in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Denver, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Step off the beaten path and head to Clingmans Dome and Roaring Fork. Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail). There's more to do: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company and find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg online travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Denver to Gatlinburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Gatlinburg. Traveling from Denver in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Gatlinburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 11th (Sat), race across the water with a speed boat tour, then stroll around Forsyth Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip planning tool.

Getting from Gatlinburg to Savannah by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Savannah are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Colonial Park Cemetery ©
Colonial Park Cemetery

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Visiting Bahia Honda State Park and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Fort Zachary Taylor are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Marathon (Fishing Charters & Tours & The Turtle Hospital). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, cruise along The Overseas Highway, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Key West day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Savannah in July since evenings lows in Key West dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

1
night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 16th (Thu), steep yourself in history at St. Joseph Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Magnolia Mound Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Baton Rouge takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Key West in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Baton Rouge, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center ©
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
Mike the Tiger's Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger's Habitat
Magnolia Mound Plantation ©
Magnolia Mound Plantation

3
nights
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 Grand Prismatic Spring and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, don't miss a visit to The 45th Parallel, trek along Observation Point Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yellowstone River Picnic Area.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Baton Rouge to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Baton Rouge in July, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 26°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then walk around Kerry Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Seattle road trip planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park

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nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Visiting Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Akaka Falls State Park will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Saddle Road and take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona online itinerary planner.

Fly from Seattle to Kailua-Kona in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Kailua-Kona is minus 2 hours. In July, Kailua-Kona is a bit warmer than Seattle - with highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Akaka Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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