34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Elko
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Denver
— 1 night
drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
12
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Charlotte
— 1 day
drive:  3​h
14
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Jacksonville
— 1 night
car:  9​h 30​min
16
Key West
— 3 nights
car:  7​h 30​min
17
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Point Reyes Lighthouse and Mumm Napa. Explore hidden gems such as Rockaway Beach and VJB Cellars. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Oxbow Public Market (in Napa), Frog's Leap Winery (in Rutherford) and Sonoma (Sonoma Valley & Jacuzzi Family Vineyards). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bodega Head, enjoy the sand and surf at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, and learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards.

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Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rutherford, Sonoma, Rockaway Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Pride Mountain Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Frog's Leap Winery ©
Frog's Leap Winery
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 12th (Thu), kick back and relax at Lakeside Beach and then tee off at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe tour app .

Getting from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in South Lake Tahoe when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Elko.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course

1
night
Elko

Elko ©
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for gifts at J.M. Capriola Co, then steep yourself in history at Sherman Station Visitor's Center, and then see the interesting displays at Northeastern Nevada Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Elko trip planner .

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Elko in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September, you will find days in Elko are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Elko

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Northeastern Nevada Museum ©
Northeastern Nevada Museum
J.M. Capriola Co ©
J.M. Capriola Co

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Art at the Main Gallery, then stop by Harmons City Creek, and then stroll through City Creek Canyon.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City travel itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Elko to Salt Lake City with the Route module. Traveling from Elko to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Elko in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
City Creek Canyon ©
City Creek Canyon
Harmons City Creek ©
Harmons City Creek

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): trek along Double Arch, then admire the verdant scenery at Castle Valley, and then explore and take pictures at Colorado Riverway Recreation Area. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Tom Till Gallery, then stroll through Slickrock Bike Trail, and then hike along Park Avenue Trail.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Moab route tool .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Moab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In September in Moab, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Park Avenue Trail
Highlights from your plan
Slickrock Bike Trail ©
Slickrock Bike Trail
Tom Till Gallery ©
Tom Till Gallery

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): shop like a local with Cooper Corner Gallery and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Glenwood Springs driving holiday planner .

Getting from Moab to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Moab in September, plan for colder days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around 17°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Museums Shopping

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stop by Tattered Cover Bookstore, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Denver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in September, expect Denver to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax ©
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 19th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Overholser Mansion, then wander the streets of Plaza District, and then see the interesting displays at American Banjo Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oklahoma City attractions planning app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Denver to Oklahoma City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Oklahoma City is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Oklahoma City: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Henry Overholser Mansion ©
Henry Overholser Mansion
American Banjo Museum ©
American Banjo Museum

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.
Head to Royal Street and Boutique du Vampyrefor plenty of shopping. Discover out-of-the-way places like Whitney Plantation and Jamie Hayes Gallery. Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and wander the streets of Faubourg Marigny.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Oklahoma City in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery and then try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, admire the landmark architecture of The Orpheum Theatre, and then look for gifts at A. Schwab.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis attractions planning website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Memphis takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 23°C in Memphis. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos Nightlife

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery
Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 25th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and then look for gifts at Hatch Show Print. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Radnor Lake State Park.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nashville driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Memphis in September since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataloochee Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): do a tasting at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Burntshirt Vineyards, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Asheville trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Asheville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Nashville, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Asheville, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Hendersonville, Cataloochee Valley
Highlights from your plan
Cataloochee Valley ©
Cataloochee Valley
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards ©
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company

1
day
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 29th (Sun), get curious at Carolina Raptor Center, get to know the fascinating history of Carl J. McEwen Historic Village, and then take a stroll through SouthPark.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Charlotte visit planner .

You can drive from Asheville to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Charlotte

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Carl J. McEwen Historic Village, Carolina Raptor Center
Highlights from your plan
SouthPark ©
SouthPark
Carolina Raptor Center ©
Carolina Raptor Center

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House, and then steep yourself in history at Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Savannah trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Charlotte to Savannah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Charlotte in September since evenings lows in Savannah dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral and then look for gifts at Sweet Pete's.

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

You can drive from Savannah to Jacksonville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sweet Pete's ©
Sweet Pete's
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

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Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Key West Pottery. Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, get a new perspective on things with Far Out Fishing Charters, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Key West trip maker .

Drive from Jacksonville to Key West in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Jacksonville in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Vandenberg Wreck ©
Vandenberg Wreck
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©

1
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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 7th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with International Drive and then revel in the low prices at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner .

Getting from Key West to Orlando by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Key West in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Orlando, with lows of 24°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
International Drive ©
International Drive
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets ©

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