31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
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, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, get curious at Exploratorium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are much colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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 5th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Hoffmann.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park vacation builder .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -12°C, while days are little chillier, around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
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.
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, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to New York City in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to New York City. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online day trip planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for adventure, museums, nightlife, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Key West attractions planning website .

Getting from Washington DC to Key West by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in January, with highs in Key West at 28°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 19th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

Make your Orlando itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Key West to Orlando in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, Orlando is slightly colder than Key West - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 21st (Tue), contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, then enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to San Antonio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In January, San Antonio is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

4
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

Make your Las Vegas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from San Antonio to Las Vegas by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Antonio in January, you will find days in Las Vegas are little chillier (17°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore and take pictures at Staples Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

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

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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