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 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Hollywood
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

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, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are much hotter, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), look for gifts at Bergamot Station, then stroll through Santa Monica Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally get lost in a book at Santa Monica Public Library. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, then take a stroll through Montana Avenue, and then take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica road trip website .

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Santa Monica to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hollywood.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

1
night
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hollywood day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Santa Monica to Hollywood takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Monica to Hollywood is 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Monica in July, with highs in Hollywood at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Hollywood

Shopping

Side Trip

Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

5
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 masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hollywood to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in New York City when traveling from Hollywood in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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

5
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 12th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, cruise along East Rim Drive, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner .

Getting from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

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

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

6
nights
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip maker .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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