30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Rachel
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Lone Pine
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
11
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h
12
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
13
Point Pleasant
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
14
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
15
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
16
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Brisbane in November, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, then examine the collection at Hackberry General Store, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Desert Diamond Distillery, and finally see the interesting displays at Kingman Army Air Field Museum. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum, explore the world behind art at Mohave Museum of History and Arts, and then take a memorable drive along Sitgreaves Pass.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kingman road trip planning app .

Drive from Los Angeles to Kingman in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Kingman to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Sitgreaves Pass, Hackberry General Store
Highlights from your plan
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum
Sitgreaves Pass ©
Sitgreaves Pass
Desert Diamond Distillery ©
Desert Diamond Distillery

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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.
For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park route app .

You can drive from Kingman to Grand Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kingman in November, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 14°C and lows at -6°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

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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 23rd (Sat): stroll through Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 19°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rachel.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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hours
Rachel

Rachel
Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Extraterrestrial Highway.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Rachel tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Rachel. Traveling from Zion National Park to Rachel, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rachel when traveling from Zion National Park in November, with lows around 3°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Rachel

Scenic Drive Outdoors

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip site .

Getting from Rachel to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rachel in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Las Vegas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lone Pine.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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night
Lone Pine

Lone Pine ©
Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. On the 25th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museum of Western Film History and then contemplate the long history of Manzanar National Historic Site.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lone Pine journey builder website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Lone Pine by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of -2°C in Lone Pine. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History

1
night
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, and then trek along Mariposa Grove.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Wawona day trip planning tool .

Drive from Lone Pine to Wawona in 5 hours. Traveling from Lone Pine in November, Wawona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Wawona to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Wawona in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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nights
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in Seattle at 13°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
On the 4th (Wed), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Virgin Creek Falls Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Anchorage road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Anchorage takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Anchorage. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in December: high temperatures in Anchorage hover around -4°C and lows are around -11°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 7th (Sat), engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chicago day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Anchorage to Chicago in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Anchorage to Chicago. In December, Chicago is somewhat warmer than Anchorage - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Point Pleasant.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant ©
Point Pleasant is a city in and the county seat of Mason County, West Virginia, USA, at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stop by The Mason Jar, see the interesting displays at Mothman Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Mothman Statue, then see the interesting displays at Point Pleasant River Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Bob Evans Homestead Museum.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Point Pleasant itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Chicago to Point Pleasant takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Chicago in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Point Pleasant: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Point Pleasant

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bob Evans Homestead Museum, Mothman Statue
Highlights from your plan
Mothman Museum ©
Mothman Museum
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park ©
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Point Pleasant River Museum ©
Point Pleasant River Museum

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Washington DC

Washington DC
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by car from Point Pleasant to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Point Pleasant in December, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 3°C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off toNew York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nightlife Tours

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, walk around The High Line, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in New York City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then discover the magic at Downtown Disney.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: highs in Los Angeles hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Downtown Disney
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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