28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
7
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
12
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
13
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney


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2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

Start your trip to San Francisco by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey planning app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In June, Las Vegas is much hotter than San Francisco - with highs of 46°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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.
On the 26th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, trek along Rim Trail, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

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

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Monument Valley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Salt Lake City trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Salt Lake City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Red Butte Garden ©
Red Butte Garden
Salt Lake City Public Library ©
Salt Lake City Public Library

2
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.
On the 30th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Artist Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Storm Point Trail and then explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In June, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Salt Lake City - with highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
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.
To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Denver tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Denver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Denver hover around 36°C and lows are around 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax ©
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax

4
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City route planning website .

Fly from Denver to New York City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to New York City. Traveling from Denver in July, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 7th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Orlando online road trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Orlando by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. July in Orlando sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

2
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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get outside with Venetian Pool, then admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, then have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Miami day trip app .

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Fun & Games Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Coral Gables, Art Deco Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Venetian Pool ©
Venetian Pool
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans tour itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miami in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy some diversion at BBVA Compass Stadium and then explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Houston attractions planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Houston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
BBVA Compass Stadium ©
BBVA Compass Stadium
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online travel planner .

Fly from Houston to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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