26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  14​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + ferry:  4​h 30​min
8
Ketchikan
— 7 nights
ferry + Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne


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3
nights
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.
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Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. In April, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): make a trip to Cool Springs Station, take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum, and then stroll around Metcalf Park.

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You can drive from Los Angeles to Kingman in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, Kingman is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cool Springs Station
Highlights from your plan
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum
Cool Springs Station ©
Cool Springs Station
Metcalf Park ©
Metcalf Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of Sedona to go to Winslow and see Meteor Crater Natural Landmark, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire all the interesting features of Oak Creek Canyon.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sedona trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Sedona are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Meteor Crater Natural Landmark
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

few
hours
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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): make a trip to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip planner .

Drive from Sedona to Monument Valley in 5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Monument Valley. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): shop like a local with The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Las Vegas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Monument Valley to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monument Valley in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle journey website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Seattle at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

7
nights
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Ketchikan is known for wildlife, historic sites, nightlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Deer Mountain Trail, get interesting insight from Tours, step off the mainland to explore Revillagigedo Island, Orchard Lake, and browse the collection at Whale Pass Library.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ketchikan road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Seattle to Ketchikan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in May, with highs in Ketchikan at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park
Alaska Coastal Quest ©
Alaska Coastal Quest

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ketchikan to San Francisco. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ketchikan in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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