30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h 30​min
4
Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
5
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Tampa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  14​h 15​min
10
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Austin
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
14
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 30​min
15
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
16
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
17
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
18
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h
19
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
drive:  5​h
20
San Francisco
— 1 night
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): walk around Golden Gate Park and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online driving holiday planner .

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. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Sign, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and other attractions you added.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
To see more things to do and more tourist information, go to the San Diego vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll set off for Junction on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Junction

Junction
Junction is a city in and the county seat of Kimble County, Texas, United States. On the 10th (Thu), make a trip to Deer Horn Tree.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Junction trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Diego to Junction. Traveling from San Diego to Junction, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Junction, with lows of 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for Mobile.

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Mobile Police History Museum and then browse the exhibits of Battleship USS ALABAMA.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mobile trip maker app .

Explore your travel options from Junction to Mobile with the Route module. Traveling from Junction in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mobile, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Mobile Police History Museum ©
Mobile Police History Museum

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Tampa

Tampa
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
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Fly from Mobile to Tampa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mobile to Tampa. Traveling from Mobile in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Tampa. You'll set off for Miami on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Bayside Marketplace.

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Fly from Tampa to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Miami are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

South Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort, cool off at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and try out the rides at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando day trip tool .

Getting from Miami to Orlando by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Miami in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Orlando. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Disney’s Hollywood Studios ©
Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jacksonville trip planning site .

You can drive from Orlando to Jacksonville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Orlando in October since evenings lows in Jacksonville dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Houston on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Jacksonville

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get your game on at Escape Hunt, admire the sheer force of Water Wall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Teo-Chew Temple. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jacksonville to Houston in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jacksonville to Houston. In October in Houston, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

The Seawall
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Teo-Chew Temple ©
Teo-Chew Temple

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Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Austin journey site .

You can drive from Houston to Austin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Houston in October, plan for little chillier nights in Austin, with lows around 19°C. You will leave for Dallas on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Austin

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Step out of Dallas to go to Fort Worth and see Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, make a trip to Grassy Knoll, see Lifestylez Nails Spa, and walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Dallas trip itinerary tool .

Take a bus from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Lifestylez Nails Spa
Highlights from your plan

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Centennial Land Run Monument.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City trip planner.

Drive from Dallas to Oklahoma City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in October; daily highs in Oklahoma City reach 29°C and lows reach 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Thu) before leaving for Kansas City.
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Land Run Monument ©
Centennial Land Run Monument

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Kansas City

Kansas City
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Kansas City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Oklahoma City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kansas City, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 12°C. You'll set off for Rocky Mountain National Park on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Nightlife

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Rocky Mountain National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Emerald Lake Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock, and admire all the interesting features of Old Fall River Road.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip builder app .

Getting from Kansas City to Rocky Mountain National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Rocky Mountain National Park. Traveling from Kansas City in November, plan for little chillier nights in Rocky Mountain National Park, with lows around -3°C. You'll set off for Grand Junction on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Old Fall River Road ©
Old Fall River Road
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Grand Junction takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Grand Junction to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Junction in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around -6°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Las Vegas Shooting Center as well as The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Las Vegas Shooting Center.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas attractions planner.

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 moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (23°C), and nights are warmer (9°C). You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip planning website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Las Vegas in November since evenings lows in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park dip to 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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San Francisco

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Lombard Street.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco travel planning app .

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street

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