32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA travel route builder

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Beverly Hills
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carlsbad
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 1 night
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Seattle
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 12th (Sun), take a stroll through Union Square, then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marshall’s Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. Kids will enjoy Tioga Pass and Lembert Dome. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Beverly Hills

— 2 nights
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. On the 19th (Sun), take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, then make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, get lost in a book at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, then cruise along Mulholland Drive, and finally browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Beverly Hills trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Beverly Hills in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect much warmer evenings in Beverly Hills when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita. Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Original Muscle Beach. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, engage your brain at California Science Center, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip tool.

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Beverly Hills. While traveling from Beverly Hills, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim

— 3 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park as well as Disneyland Park. On the 25th (Sat), discover the magic at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park, and then don't miss a visit to Downtown Disney District. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Anaheim takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks

Carlsbad

— 2 nights

Village by the Sea

Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
Your day by day itinerary now includes LEGOLAND California. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take a stroll through Carlsbad Village and then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND California. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): stroll through South Carlsbad State Beach, revel in the low prices at Carlsbad Premium Outlets, then examine the collection at Mission San Luis Rey, and finally take in the waterfront at Oceanside Pier.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Carlsbad trip planning app.

You can drive from Anaheim to Carlsbad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in September, plan for slightly colder days in Carlsbad, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Spanish Village Art Center, and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Diego tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Carlsbad to San Diego takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Carlsbad in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Magical Forest has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally get in on the family fun at Magical Forest. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online visit planner.

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bright Angel Point and Tusayan Museum. Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Cape Royal, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

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 October, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Bring the kids along to Pike Place Market and Space Needle. Step out of the city life by going to Alki Beach and Lower Big Quilcene Trail. Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Hood Canal in Olympic National Park--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Seattle in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Seattle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trip