30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Moab
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Rock Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
9
Fresno
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Auckland

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Oceanside Pier and Rainbow Sandals. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Old Town Temecula (in Temecula) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 27th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles driving holiday planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Los Angeles is minus 20 hours. When traveling from Auckland in September, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Rainbow Sandals, Oceanside Pier, Disneyland Park, Old Town Temecula
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mother Road Brewing Company.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff planning site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Flagstaff takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Flagstaff: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Mother Road Brewing Company ©
Mother Road Brewing Company

4
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and Photography Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monument Valley: Canyon de Chelly National Monument (in Chinle) and Muley Point Overlook (in Mexican Hat). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Moki Dugway, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Monument Valley tour planning website .

Getting from Flagstaff to Monument Valley by car takes about 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in September, with highs in Monument Valley at 32°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Muley Point Overlook, Moki Dugway, Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©

few
hours
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Moab vacation app .

Drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. In October in Moab, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rock Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Moab Rock Shop ©
Moab Rock Shop

2
nights
Rock Springs

Rock Springs ©
Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at City of Rock Springs Museum, then explore the ancient world of White Mountain Petroglyphs, and then admire all the interesting features of Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Loop.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Rock Springs planning app .

Traveling by car from Moab to Rock Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Moab in October, things will get little chillier in Rock Springs: highs are around 17°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rock Springs

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Loop ©
City of Rock Springs Museum ©
City of Rock Springs Museum
White Mountain Petroglyphs ©
White Mountain Petroglyphs

5
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and River Rafting & Tubing. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rock Springs to Yellowstone National Park. In October, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Rock Springs - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

4
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple Square and Big Cottonwood Canyon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Mirror Lake Scenic Byway (in Kamas) and Timpanogos Cave National Monument (in American Fork). Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Golden Spike National Historic Site. Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the natural beauty at Washington Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City online visit planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City by combination of car and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Salt Lake City at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Mirror Lake Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battlefield Vegas and Room Escape Games. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and have fun at Machine Guns Vegas.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fresno.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
Fresno

Fresno ©
On the 18th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Forestiere Underground Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Shinzen Japanese Garden, then stroll through Woodward Regional Park, and finally make a trip to Old Town Clovis.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fresno online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Fresno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Fresno when traveling from Las Vegas in October, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks

Side Trip

Old Town Clovis
Highlights from your plan
Forestiere Underground Gardens ©
Forestiere Underground Gardens
Shinzen Japanese Garden ©
Shinzen Japanese Garden
Woodward Regional Park ©
Woodward Regional Park

3
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 nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco planner .

Getting from Fresno to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Fresno in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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