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:  12​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Lynchburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
New York City
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Detroit
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
12
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
14
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
15
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  17​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.
On the 31st (Fri), get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning app .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disney California Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disney California Adventure Park ©

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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.
On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Georgetown University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Los Angeles to Washington DC by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Washington DC is 3 hours. In June, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

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nights
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the 5th (Wed), learn about all things military at The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox, then have fun and explore at Amazement Square, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Blackwater Creek Trail, and finally explore and take pictures at Old City Cemetery.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lynchburg trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to Lynchburg. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Washington DC in June since evenings lows in Lynchburg dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox
Highlights from your plan
Old City Cemetery ©
Old City Cemetery
Blackwater Creek Trail ©
Blackwater Creek Trail
Amazement Square ©
Amazement Square

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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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Bronx Zoo and Hamilton Grange National Memorial will get you outdoors. Step out of New York City to go to Oceanville and see Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City route site .

Explore your travel options from Lynchburg to New York City with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): learn about all things military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Niagara, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Niagara Falls when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Detroit.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Buffalo, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
night
Detroit

Detroit
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Detroit holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Detroit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chicago road trip site .

Getting from Detroit to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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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'll get in some beach time at Marshall’s Beach and Baker Beach. Get some cultural insight at Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in San Francisco at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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nights
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.
On the 21st (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Four Mile Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

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. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco
To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip itinerary maker .

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. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off toBig Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the views from Bixby Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Hawthorne Gallery, then admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and finally kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Big Sur attractions planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Big Sur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Hawthorne Gallery ©
Hawthorne Gallery

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Big Sur to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Big Sur in June, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 79°F and 62°F. On the 25th (Tue), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
On the 25th (Tue), make a trip to The Strip and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (103°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (77°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
On the 26th (Wed), engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip website .

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation maker .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit cooler (79°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (62°F). You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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