29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Eureka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Redwood National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Burns
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Idaho Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Yellowstone National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Buffalo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Keystone
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 45​min
9
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 45​min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
12
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
13
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
14
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
15
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Adelaide

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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 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Eureka.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Eureka

Eureka
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Eureka trip builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Eureka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Eureka to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. You will leave for Redwood National Park on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Eureka

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park day trip site .

You can drive from Eureka to Redwood National Park in 1.5 hours. In October in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 8th (Tue), you're off toBurns.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

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Burns

Burns
Burns is a city in and the county seat of Harney County, in the U.S. To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Burns travel route builder website .

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Burns in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Redwood National Park in October, expect slightly colder with lows of -2°C in Burns. On the 9th (Wed), you're off toIdaho Falls.

Things to do in Burns

Outdoors Parks Trails

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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. On the 9th (Wed), examine the collection at Museum of Clean.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Idaho Falls trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Burns to Idaho Falls in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Clean, Yellowstone Bear World
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho
Museum of Clean ©
Museum of Clean
Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World

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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.
For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Yellowstone National Park in 3 hours. In October, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Idaho Falls - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. On the 10th (Thu), you're off toBuffalo.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©
Buffalo is a city in Johnson County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum, then get your game on at Creekside Clubhouse & Greens, and finally explore and take pictures at US Highway 16. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at The Brinton Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Fort Phil Kearny, and then get outside with Lake DeSmet.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Buffalo trip maker tool .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Buffalo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, Buffalo is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 19°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Buffalo

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Fort Phil Kearny, The Brinton Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum ©
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum ©
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum
The Brinton Museum ©
The Brinton Museum

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Keystone

Keystone
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Keystone trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Buffalo to Keystone takes 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You will leave for Colorado Springs on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Parks Nature

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): walk around Garden of the Gods, view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and then go for a walk through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and then get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs journey planning site .

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Colorado Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Keystone in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Commonwheel Artists Co-op
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

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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 15th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Grand Canyon National Park takes 11 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive 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

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Tom Devlin's Monster Museum & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo as well as USS Midway Museum. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Wawona

Wawona
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wawona planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Diego to Wawona. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in November: high temperatures in Wawona hover around 23°C and lows are around 6°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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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 these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, head outdoors with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner .

You can drive from Wawona to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Wawona in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. See even more of San Francisco: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of SoMa, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation builder tool .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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