30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Lake Powell
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Salt Lake City
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h
11
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
14
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
15
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
16
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

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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.
To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles journey builder app .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Dante's View, The Devil's Speedway, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Palette, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway, and finally take a memorable drive along Artists Dr.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, Death Valley National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

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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 "O" by Cirque du Soleil as well as Hoover Dam.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in April since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yaki Point as well as Guano Point. Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Yavapai Point. Step out of Grand Canyon National Park to go to Hualapai Reservation and see Grand Canyon Skywalk, which is approximately 2h 30 min away. There's more to do: get great views at Hopi Point.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon Skywalk
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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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.
You've now added Zion Canyon Scenic Drive to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, then admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park online trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. In April, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 1st (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, then explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, then hike along Rim Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary builder website .

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. In May, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for Lake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre
Fairyland Point ©
Fairyland Point

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Horseshoe Bend as well as Antelope Canyon. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Powell visit website .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell in 6 hours. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lake Powell, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Page
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Monument Valley

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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market and then admire all the interesting features of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Monument Valley takes 7 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in May, things will get little chillier in Monument Valley: highs are around 27°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Moab trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

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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.
On the 7th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then explore and take pictures at Temple Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Room Escape Games
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 7th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Blacktail Ponds Overlook, identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Teton Point Turnout, and finally make a trip to Oxbow Bend. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Grand Targhee Ski Resort and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

Plan a trip to Jackson Hole easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in May, with highs in Jackson Hole at 18°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get great views at Observation Point Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Back Mountain, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, then trek along North Rim Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Old Gardiner Road.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in May: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 13°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, with highs in Jackson Hole at 18°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Group ©
Cathedral Group
Snake River Bridge ©
Snake River Bridge

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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 14th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at San Francisco Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary planner.

Fly from Jackson Hole to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Jackson Hole to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
San Francisco Botanical Garden ©
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Step out of the city life by going to North Dome and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

Plan a trip to Yosemite National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in May since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
North Dome ©
North Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 18th (Sat), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): take a tour of USS Pampanito, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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