34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Train:  3​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 5 nights
train:  4​h
9
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
11
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, examine the collection at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route 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) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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 18th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, get great views at Tunnel View, and then trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

4
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday builder tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are warmer, around 47°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and then admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rothko Chapel, then admire the sheer force of Water Wall, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Houston trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Las Vegas to Houston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Houston. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for slightly colder days in Houston, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park
Room Escape Games

3
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, take a stroll through Garden District, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

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You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Houston in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

4
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Start your trip to Washington DC by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from New Orleans to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in August, Washington DC is a bit cooler at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online vacation planner .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boston Common.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Boston when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

1
night
New York City

New York City ©
To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Boston in August, with lows around 25°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.
Highlights from your plan
Broadway ©
Broadway

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco journey planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Highlights from your plan
Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street

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