31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Philadelphia
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Carmel
— 2 nights
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St. Helena
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles — 7 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Wine Tours & Tastings and Carlsbad Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Santa Monica Pier for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Coronado Beach (in Coronado), Temecula (Journey at Pechanga & Old Town Temecula) and San Diego Scuba Guide (in La Jolla). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway.

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Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Philadelphia.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Side Trips

Philadelphia — 5 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Step out of the city life by going to Independence National Historical Park and Valley Forge National Historical Park. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, steep yourself in history at Powel House, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Philadelphia is 3 hours. In November, Philadelphia is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to New York City.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Side Trips

New York City — 5 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Food Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Patrick's Cathedral and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip maker website.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Side Trip

Las Vegas — 5 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get some cultural insight at Shelby American Inc and Pinball Hall of Fame. Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Charleston, examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, and try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas.

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You can fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in November, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can fly to Carmel.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours
Side Trips

Carmel — 2 nights

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach.

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Fly from Las Vegas to Carmel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Carmel, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Helena.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches
Side Trips

St. Helena — 2 nights

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars and then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa. On your second day here, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

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You can drive from Carmel to St. Helena in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Carmel in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in St. Helena, with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.
Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites
Side Trips

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Discover out-of-the-way places like Walt Disney Family Museum and Anchor Brewing Company. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and visit North Beach.

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You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Helena in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.