33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
8
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Palm Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
10
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
13
Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
14
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Melbourne

6
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes 9/11 Memorial, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Brick Beach 1. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Manasquan Beach (in Manasquan), Hamilton Douglas-Halyburton Memorial (in Sandy Hook) and Bay Head Beach (in Bay Head). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, take a leisurely stroll along Pier 17, look for gifts at J&R Music and Computer World, and snap pictures at Verrazano Narrows Bridge.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City online vacation planner .

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect nights in New York City to be much hotter, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bay Head Beach, Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Hamilton Douglas-Halyburton Memorial, Manasquan Beach
Highlights from your plan
The High Line ©
The High Line
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock, get a sense of history and politics at State House, and then immerse yourself in nature at Colt State Park.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Boston journey maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get a bit cooler in Boston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Plymouth, Colt State Park, Hornstra Farms, Rhode Island State House
Highlights from your plan
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Colt State Park ©
Colt State Park
Pilgrim Hall Museum ©
Pilgrim Hall 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Orlando tour planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Orlando takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Pittsburgh in September, with highs in Orlando at 37°C and lows at 27°C. You will leave for Miami on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the next day, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Miami tour builder tool .

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Miami are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Machine Guns Vegas. There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, enjoy some diversion at The Range 702, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Miami in October; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas
Food Tours
Dig This ©
Dig This

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point and then get great views at Lipan Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sedona.
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chapel of the Holy Cross. On the 10th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, and then view the masterpieces at Village Gallery of Local Artists.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sedona visit planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Village Gallery of Local Artists ©

1
night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park day trip app .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Joshua Tree National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Sedona in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Joshua Tree National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): hunt for treasures at VillageFest, then hike along Indian Canyons Hiking Trails, then explore the ancient world of Indian Canyons, and finally don't miss a visit to Frey House II.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Palm Springs planner .

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Palm Springs in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, Palm Springs is a bit warmer than Joshua Tree National Park - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

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nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You've now added Disneyland Park to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sun), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim journey planning website .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Palm Springs in October: high temperatures in Anaheim hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, and finally admire all the interesting features of University of Southern California.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary planner .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Wende Museum of the Cold War, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): hike along Lembert Dome and then stroll through May Lake Trailhead. Keep things going the next day: hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, then get great views at Valley View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Valley View ©
Valley View
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Redwood National Park and Lady Bird Johnson Grove.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park road trip site .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Redwood National Park when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Golden Gate Park to your itinerary. On the next day, stroll around Golden Gate Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to San Francisco fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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