30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Noumea, Grand Terre
bus + Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  9​h
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  23​h 45​min
End: Noumea, Grand Terre

6
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Devil's Punchbowl, Prime Desert Woodland Preserve, Santa Monica Pier, and other attractions. Kids will appreciate attractions like Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Disneyland Park. Escape the urban bustle at Oxnard Beach Park and Santa Monica Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Downtown Disney & Disney California Adventure Park), Laguna Beach (in Laguna Beach) and Ventura Harbor Village (in Ventura). There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano.

Plan my day in Los Angeles using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Noumea, New Caledonia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Caledonia Time (NCT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -19 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center, Prime Desert Woodland Preserve, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fremont Street Experience, Celine at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, The Mob Museum, and other attractions you added. On the 4th (Fri), add some entertainment to your itinerary with Celine at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and then shop like a local with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, take a tour by water with Evolution Expeditions, then look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, then examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Fremont Street Experience.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online driving holiday planner

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Court of the Patriarchs. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple of Sinawava Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Hidden Canyon, then trek along Watchman Trail, and finally see a world frozen in time at Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town).

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park journey maker tool

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are colder (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon and then get great views at Mather Point.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planning tool

Getting from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by bus takes about 12.5 hours. In May, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
You've now added Grand Adventures Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): have fun at Chapel of the Flowers, listen to music at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, try to win big at Caesars Palace, hit the best photo ops around with Grand Adventures Tours, then engage your brain at Bodies The Exhibition, and finally take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip site

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Flowers ©
Chapel of the Flowers
Grand Adventures Tours ©
Grand Adventures Tours
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Filbert Steps, Beach Blanket Babylon, Old Sacramento, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Miramar Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Drakes Beach and Pescadero Beach. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to California State Railroad Museum (in Sacramento), Point Reyes Seashore National Park (in Point Reyes Station) and Napa (Balloon Rides & Oxbow Public Market). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Montara State Beach, identify plant and animal life at Tomales Bay State Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and wander the streets of Union Square.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco journey maker site

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay, Napa, Inverness, Sacramento, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Grand central terminal, Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and other attractions you added. Explore hidden gems such as Fire Island National Seashore and Bayard Cutting Arboretum. Attractions like Wolf Conservation Center and Lakota Wolf Preserve make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Worthington State Forest (in Columbia), Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, admire the natural beauty at Stonecrop Gardens, and trek along Pocono Environmental Education Center.

For ratings and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker app

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cold Spring, Columbia, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Pocono Environmental Education Center
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
You've now added Universal Studios Hollywood to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): revel in the low prices at Citadel Outlets and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, then look for all kinds of wild species at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, and finally explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Placerita Canyon Nature Center, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum
Venice Canals Walkway ©
Venice Canals Walkway