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:  17​h 45​min
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Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
car:  3​h 30​min
4
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Reno
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Elko
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
10
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Orlando
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Jacksonville
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
14
Dallas
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
15
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
16
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
17
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
18
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
19
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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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.
For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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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.
On the 30th (Thu), make a trip to Olmsted Point and then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online journey planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Napa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Napa day trip planning site .

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Napa in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Napa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Reno.

Things to do in Napa

Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Oakville Grocery, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery
Oakville Grocery ©
Oakville Grocery

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Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Do your shopping at Meadowood Mall and Outlets at Legends Sparks. Step out of the city life by going to Emerald Bay State Park and Sand Harbor. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reno: Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory (in New Washoe City) and Vikingsholm (in South Lake Tahoe). There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Truckee River Walk and examine the collection at National Automobile Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Reno itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to Reno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Reno can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Wed) before leaving for Elko.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vikingsholm, Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory, Sand Harbor, Outlets at Legends Sparks, Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum

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Elko

Elko
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Elko sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Reno to Elko takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Reno in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Elko, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Elko

Historic Sites

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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.
On the 6th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at City Creek Center and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Elko to Salt Lake City. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Elko in September, Salt Lake City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
City Creek Center ©
City Creek Center
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. On the 7th (Fri), wander the streets of Downtown Grand Junction and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Grand Junction takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sat) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa

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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.
To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Denver trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Grand Junction to Denver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Denver are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Belmar
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Bishop Arts District. Get outdoors at Fort Worth Botanic Garden and Fort Worth Zoo. Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Sundance Square (in Fort Worth), Watters Creek (in Allen) and Atomic Candy (in Denton).

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Denver to Dallas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Dallas. Traveling from Denver in September, expect nights in Dallas to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Atomic Candy, Watters Creek
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and then take a stroll through Jacksonville Landing.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Jacksonville trip planner.

Getting from Dallas to Jacksonville by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Jacksonville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in September, expect nights in Jacksonville to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens ©
Jacksonville Landing ©
Jacksonville Landing

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

You can plan Orlando trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Jacksonville to Orlando in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
On the 15th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, then hunt for treasures at Riverside Arts Market, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Clinch State Park. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then kick back and relax at Jacksonville Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at St Johns Town Center.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jacksonville itinerary planning app .

Getting from Orlando to Jacksonville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Clinch State Park, Jacksonville Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Jacksonville Beach ©
Jacksonville Beach
St Johns Town Center ©
St Johns Town Center

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Dallas

Dallas
To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dallas trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Jacksonville to Dallas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jacksonville to Dallas due to the time zone difference. You will leave for San Antonio on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Popular historic sites such as The Alamo and Mission San Jose are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to The San Antonio River Walk and San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, explore the activities along San Antonio River, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Guenther House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio sightseeing planner .

Fly from Dallas to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to El Paso.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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El Paso

El Paso
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the El Paso online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from San Antonio to El Paso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to El Paso. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Antonio in September, with highs in El Paso at 36°C and lows at 22°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Tucson.

Things to do in El Paso

Museums Parks Nature

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac and then learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, look for gifts at Cactus Quilt Shop, then browse the eclectic array of goods at St Philip's Plaza Farmers' Market, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Old Town Artisans.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tucson day trip planner .

Traveling by car from El Paso to Tucson takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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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 23rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Indian Canyons, then get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum, and finally stop by Brandini Toffee.

Before you visit Palm Springs, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Tucson to Palm Springs by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tucson to Palm Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tucson in September, things will get a bit warmer in Palm Springs: highs are around 44°C and lows about 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Monica Pier. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. For shopping fun, head to Hollywood & Highland or The Original Farmers Market. See some other sides of Los Angeles: contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, engage your brain at California Science Center, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and admire all the interesting features of Dodger Stadium.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online route planner .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Springs in September, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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