30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
12
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
13
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

5
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 off the beaten path and head to The Getty Center and The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore and take pictures at 26-Mile Bike Path.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

2
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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes World of Color - Celebrate, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. On the 3rd (Thu), discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the magic at Disneyland Park, catch some excitement at Pirates of the Caribbean, and then catch some excitement at World of Color - Celebrate.

Discover how to plan a Anaheim trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In October in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Pirates of the Caribbean ©
Pirates of the Caribbean

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the next day, make a trip to Moreton Bay Fig Tree and then enjoy the sand and surf at Thousand Steps Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Anaheim to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Anaheim in October: high temperatures in Santa Barbara hover around 29°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Moreton Bay Fig Tree ©
Moreton Bay Fig Tree

1
night
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove and then admire all the interesting features of West Cliff Drive.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz road trip planning website .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove ©
Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Mon), get great views at Twin Peaks. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from San Francisco Bay Bridge and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

Before you visit San Francisco, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Santa Cruz to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
San Francisco Bay Bridge ©
San Francisco Bay Bridge

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 9th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Baldwin Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in South Lake Tahoe to be cooler, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Beaches Outdoors Parks

1
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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the views from Pohono Bridge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wawona trip planner .

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Wawona takes 5 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in October, things will get a bit warmer in Wawona: highs are around 32°C and lows about 11°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Wawona to Death Valley National Park takes 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and then have fun at Machine Guns Vegas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 18°C in Las Vegas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas
Food Tours
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): hike along Riverside Walk and then trek along The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for little chillier days in Zion National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 2°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sky View Observatory and Snoqualmie Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Fort Casey State Park (in Coupeville) and Anacortes (Washington Park & Causland Memorial Park). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, admire all the interesting features of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, walk around Kerry Park, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to Seattle in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you will find days in Seattle are little chillier (20°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Anacortes, Snoqualmie Falls, Fort Casey State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Casey State Park ©
Fort Casey State Park
Sky View Observatory ©
Sky View Observatory
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Orlando Resort, Epcot, Disney's Animal Kingdom, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

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You can fly from Seattle to Orlando in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Orlando is 3 hours. Traveling from Seattle in October, expect nights in Orlando to be somewhat warmer, around 24°C, while days are much warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Tree of Life ©
Tree of Life
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Los Angeles takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Orlando in October since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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