29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
2
Long Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
5
Houston
— 1 day
+3
bus + foot + Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h
7
Boulder
— 1 day
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 1st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire all the interesting features of Dodger Stadium, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles itinerary maker .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Long Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disney California Adventure Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Long Beach online route planner .

Long Beach is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. July in Long Beach sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Long Beach

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, push the limits with an extreme tour, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation builder app .

Traveling by flight from Long Beach to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Long Beach, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. On the 12th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, and get great views at Lipan Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
day
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 14th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Houston (Memorial), and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Houston.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

3
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Houston to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to New York City is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in July, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boulder.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

1
day
Boulder

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
On the 19th (Fri), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Flatirons.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boulder day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boulder in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Boulder. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Boulder when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Boulder

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Flatirons ©
Flatirons

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel route planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Boulder to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Boulder to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Boulder in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

5
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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