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:  16​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
New Bern
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Jackson
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
10
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
12
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
13
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

3
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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

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. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in New York City at 16°C and lows at 7°C. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial and then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC sightseeing planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Washington DC are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to New Bern.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

1
night
New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. On the 30th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, then steep yourself in history at North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace, then stroll around New Bern Historical Society Civil War Battlefield Park, and finally walk around Creekside Park.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Bern travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to New Bern takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in November, expect nights in New Bern to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Bern

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville online route builder .

You can fly from New Bern to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New Bern in December, expect Nashville to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 3rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Graceland, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis travel route planner .

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In December in Memphis, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Eudora Welty House and Garden, then admire the landmark architecture of Old Capitol Museum, and finally stop by Lemuria Books. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Cathedral, and then get a sense of history and politics at Mississippi State Capitol.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson attractions planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in December, expect nights in Jackson to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
Eudora Welty House and Garden ©
Eudora Welty House and Garden
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral. On your second day here, walk around New Orleans City Park, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip builder site .

You can drive from Jackson to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Traveling from Jackson in December, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Step out of Denver to go to Colorado Springs and see Garden of the Gods, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from New Orleans to Denver in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Denver is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: highs in Denver hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Garden of the Gods
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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night
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. On the 12th (Thu), see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley online itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Monument Valley in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daytime highs in Monument Valley are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

1
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Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in December, with highs in Page at 9°C and lows at -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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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 15th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Page to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Page to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Page in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

1
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San Francisco

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Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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