31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Port Macquarie
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Tahoe City
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Anaheim
— 3 nights
+5
Bus + Foot + Fly + Foot + Bus + Drive:  8 h 30 min
11
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  32 h
End: Port Macquarie

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Mountains. The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday builder website .

Port Macquarie, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Port Macquarie in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cannery Row, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Carmel River State Beach and then enjoy the sea views from Point Sur State Historic Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Monterey, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, things will get slightly colder in Monterey: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Carmel, Point Sur State Historic Park, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

4
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Marin Headlands. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Sonoma Coast State Beach in Sonoma, approximately 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, stroll through Baker Beach, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sacramento travel route planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sacramento, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. On the 11th (Thu), you'll travel to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries Parks Tours

2
nights
Tahoe City

Tahoe City ©
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. On the 11th (Thu), kick back and relax at Sand Harbor, visit a coastal fixture at Lake Tahoe, and then contemplate the long history of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Squaw Valley Ski Area.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tahoe City road trip planning app .

Drive from Sacramento to Tahoe City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Sacramento in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Tahoe City: temperatures range from 15°C by day to -4°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Parks Outdoors Classes

Side Trips

Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, Squaw Valley Ski Area, Lake Tahoe, Sand Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe
Squaw Valley Ski Area ©
Squaw Valley Ski Area

1
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 14th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park travel site .

You can drive from Tahoe City to Death Valley National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, Death Valley National Park is much hotter than Tahoe City - with highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and finally get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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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.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Willow Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Spring Mountains Visitor Center in Mount Charleston (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are much warmer (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Model Railroad Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Cabrillo National Monument. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, stroll through San Diego Zoo, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip builder site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Visiting Oak Canyon Nature Center and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Anaheim to Newport Beach to see Newport Beach about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Anaheim vacation builder app .

You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in April: highs in Anaheim hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Christ Cathedral, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Newport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): hike along Rim Trail, explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

Discover how to plan a Bryce Canyon National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Anaheim to Bryce Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, Bryce Canyon National Park is colder than Anaheim - with highs of 15°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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