30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Gladstone
Fly:  25​h
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Gladstone

7
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 7th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker.

Gladstone, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. While traveling from Gladstone, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 13th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and finally make a trip to Duval Street. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Oldest House & Garden Museum, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Los Angeles to Key West by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Key West: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

4
nights
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, test your team's savvy at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, and see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans holiday planner.

Getting from Key West to New Orleans by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Key West to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Key West, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try your luck at New York New York Casino.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 4°C in Las Vegas. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): make a trip to San Carlos Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Monterey travel planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Monterey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Monterey sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

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 sightseeing, nature, museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, have fun and explore at The Exploratorium, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Dedicate the 31st (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Old Mission Santa Barbara, take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, meet the residents at Santa Barbara Zoo, and ponder the world of politics at Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara vacation trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Santa Barbara by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

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